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07 October 2016
A team of six scientists from the University of Birmingham will swap their lab coats for running vests as they take on the Great Birmingham Run on Sunday 16 October to raise money for the blood cancer charity Bloodwise.
21 September 2016
A new analytical test has been launched in the UK that provides sensitive, specific and efficient predictive analysis of a rare form of cancer from a simple urine sample.
16 September 2016
Experts from the University of Birmingham today joined Indian partners to lay the foundations for a new study into women's cancers that could help to diagnose, treat and prevent the disease.
11 July 2016
Researchers from the University of Birmingham and hospitals across the West Midlands have revealed how a common symptomless condition can develop into the blood cancer myeloma.
27 May 2016
The University of Birmingham's Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit will coordinate the UK arm of a large international clinical trial for a type of children's brain tumour, called ependymoma.
29 April 2016
Researchers have found that long-term exposure to environmental pollutants was associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population.
14 April 2016
Two multi-disciplinary teams of scientists from the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted for the final stages of Cancer Research UK's global Grand Challenge – an ambitious series of £20m cancer grants tackling some of the toughest questions in cancer research.
31 March 2016
Head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells, as research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and guidance of, neck dissection.
03 February 2016
Professor Andrew Peet, and his team at the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Children's Hospital are looking to find a way to get more detailed information from MRI scans for children with brain tumours
20 October 2015
Birmingham scientists find evidence of how incurable cancer develops
29 September 2015
Sylvia Jochems, PhD candidate in the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences at the University of Birmingham and Maastricht University discusses the role diet plays in the development and treatment of cancer.
01 September 2015
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have made a breakthrough in understanding how mutated genes in leukaemia reprogram blood stem cells and send them spiralling out of control.
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