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MMP team receive Vice-Chancellor's award

MMP team receive Vice-Chancellor's award

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017

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Expert opinion: Gut bacteria and the success of anticancer treatments

Expert opinion: Gut bacteria and the success of anticancer treatments

Published: Mon 07 Nov 2016

The results of a recent study at the University of Texas has suggested that the contents of our own guts might increase the effectiveness of some types of anticancer drugs.

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50th Anniversary video - Laurence Patterson

Published: Mon 18 Jul 2016

Professor Laurence Patterson features in a 50th Anniversary video

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Expert opinion: New ideas in cancer therapy - oxygen bubble drinks

Expert opinion: New ideas in cancer therapy - oxygen bubble drinks

Published: Thurs 09 Jun 2016

One of the major difficulties that tumours encounter as they grow is a lack of oxygen. This is because they often grow faster than the surrounding blood vessels can adapt to them, and as oxygen that comes out of the blood can only penetrate 3 to 4 layers of cells, the core of the tumour may lack sufficient oxygen, a state known as hypoxia.

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Expert opinion: Super T cells in cancer therapy: taking the brakes off the immune system

Published: Mon 18 Apr 2016

The immune system has long been known to have an important role in stopping cancer, and immune suppression is a well-established risk for cancer formation.

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Expert opinion: A faster way of knowing if an anticancer treatment is working

Expert opinion: A faster way of knowing if an anticancer treatment is working

Published: Fri 15 Apr 2016

One of the greatest challenges in cancer medicine and in conducting clinical trials for new cancer treatments is to be able to accurately determine their effectiveness as soon possible after administration.

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Expert opinion: Another arbitrary decision on Abiraterone?

Expert opinion: Another arbitrary decision on Abiraterone?

Published: Mon 21 Mar 2016

Prostate cancer is the most common male-specific cancer with around 35,000 new cases each year in the UK, resulting in about 10,000 deaths. Fortunately, there are a wide and generally effective range of treatment options available, chief amongst which is hormone therapy, aimed at blocking androgen (testosterone) production.

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New drug hope for mesothelioma

New drug hope for mesothelioma

Published: Mon 14 Mar 2016

A new drug is showing promise as a treatment for mesothelioma - one of the most lethal cancers of all.

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New Director appointed at Institute of Cancer Therapeutics

New Director appointed at Institute of Cancer Therapeutics

Published: Mon 22 Feb 2016

Professor Richard Morgan has been appointed as the new Director of the University of Bradford’s flagship Institute of Cancer Therapeutics (ICT).

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Yorkshire Cancer Research funds first clinical trial of Bradford 'Smart-Bomb' drug

Published: Thurs 04 Feb 2016

On World Cancer Day (Thursday,4 February), Yorkshire Cancer Research has announced plans to fund the first clinical trial of a 'smart-bomb' drug discovered in Bradford.

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Expert opinion: Obesity and the increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Expert opinion: Obesity and the increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Published: Thurs 14 Jan 2016

It is now well established that obesity increases the risk of cancer, although far less is known about the influence of obesity on the course of the disease once it has been diagnosed.

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Bradford Scientists call on volunteers to help in the fight against breast cancer

Bradford Scientists call on volunteers to help in the fight against breast cancer

Published: Mon 30 Nov 2015

Scientists at the University of Bradford are appealing for women to donate fluid from their breasts in a ground-breaking study that has the potential to speed up breast cancer diagnoses.

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Expert opinion: Targeting DNA repair in metastatic prostate cancer

Expert opinion: Targeting DNA repair in metastatic prostate cancer

Published: Mon 02 Nov 2015

One of the most significant challenges in treating cancer is its heterogeneous nature - it is a disease with highly variable origins, mutations, and behaviour, and consequently it also varies considerably with respect to its response to treatment.

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University of Bradford to be hub for digital healthcare

University of Bradford to be hub for digital healthcare

Published: Tue 28 Jul 2015

The University of Bradford will become a hub for the development of healthcare apps and other digital healthcare solutions after becoming the first UK higher education institution to be awarded NHS England Code4Health Community status: Code4Health University of Bradford.

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Professor praised for cancer test

Professor praised for cancer test

Published: Fri 23 Oct 2015

Professor Diana Anderson and colleagues from the University of Bradford were finalists in a prestigious NHS awards evening earlier this month.

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