27 October 2020
Oxford’s early detection research is highlighted at this year’s virtual gathering of the Oxford cancer community.
26 October 2020
Cancer Research UK presents the Early Detection and Diagnosis of Cancer Roadmap, with contributions from OxCODE researchers.
20 October 2020
UK Research and Innovation provides additional funds for whole genome sequencing as part of the OxPLoreD programme of research into high-risk conditions for blood cancer.
16 October 2020
Oxford’s early detection research was featured at this annual event.
13 October 2020
A study of prostate cancer evolution during metastasis observes that liquid biopsies do not capture the complete genetic diversity of the disease within a patient.
13 October 2020
Congratulations to Professor Simon Leedham who has been appointed to the Professorship of Molecular and Population Genetics.
8 October 2020
A pathway designed to investigate individuals with non-specific but concerning symptoms of cancer wins the BMJ Awards 2020 Cancer Care Team of the Year.
7 October 2020
Professor Ellie Barnes comments on the recent Nobel Prize in Medicine, awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for their discovery of the Hepatitis C virus, a major global health problem and a cause of cancer.
7 October 2020
The University of Oxford is recruiting its second intake to study for a DPhil in Cancer Science commencing in October 2021.
22 September 2020
A study of almost 400,000 British participants has identified a new link between raised levels of the growth factor IGF-1 and increased thyroid cancer risk and has confirmed associations with breast, prostate and colorectal cancer.
8 September 2020
Funding is awarded to expand the number of endoscopy patients taking part in research and to develop new cancer diagnosis and monitoring technologies based on liquid biopsies.
17 August 2020
New research will help GPs to identify the signs, symptoms, and blood test results they should look for to swiftly diagnose cancer in people with unexpected weight loss.
29 July 2020
Improving the accuracy of myeloproliferative neoplasm typing at diagnosis will enable better selection of treatments for improved patient outcomes.
27 July 2020
Congratulations to Brian Nicholson, Smita Patel, Nicola Sibson and their collaborators who have been awarded funding in the inaugural round of the OxCODE Funding Scheme.
20 July 2020
Research led by Dr Brian Nicholson enhances non-invasive risk stratification that aims to accelerate the diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
6 July 2020
Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox is collaborating on the University of Cambridge-led DELTA programme that aims to diagnose oesophageal cancer earlier.
3 July 2020
UK Research and Innovation, Cancer Research UK and industry are investing more than £11 million in an Oxford-led artificial intelligence (AI) research programme to improve the diagnosis of lung cancer and other thoracic diseases.
19 June 2020
Dr Toral Gathani wins seed funding as part of Cancer Research UK’s Affordable Approaches to Cancer scheme.
11 June 2020
A UK Biobank study by Dr Eleanor Watts identifies associations between blood count data and risk of prostate cancer incidence and mortality.
3 June 2020
Biotechnology company, Base Genomics, has launched based on Dr Chunxiao Song’s innovative TAPS technology.