- Bristol scientists behind the largest trial ever to investigate prostate cancer screening 12 March 2018 Inviting men with no symptoms to a one-off PSA* test for prostate cancer does not save lives according to results from the largest ever trial conducted by Cancer Research UK-funded scientists based at the University of Bristol.
- Bristol Bladder trial 21 February 2018 A Phase II Trial of combination Cabazitaxel and Cisplatin Chemotherapy in the Neoadjuvant Treatment of Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Urinary Bladder.
- A multi-modal approach to prehabilitation in patients undergoing major surgery for cancer 14 February 2018 Dr Maria Pufulete (Research Fellow, Clinical Trials and Evaluation Unit at the UoB) has been awarded £1,854,558 from the NIHR Technology Assessment Programme
- Lung cancer drug resistance explained by computer simulations 12 February 2018 Scientists from the Universities of Bristol and Parma, Italy, have used molecular simulations to understand resistance to osimertinib - an anticancer drug used to treat types of lung cancer.
- MP Thangam Debbonaire visits Bristol to meet scientists behind cutting edge cancer research 2 February 2018 Ahead of World Cancer Day on Sunday, Bristol West MP, Thangam Debbonaire, visited the University of Bristol’s School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine today, 2 February, to meet researchers and explore the laboratories where cutting edge cancer research takes place.
- Poster Presentation on TeMMPo in Texas 1 February 2018 The American Association for Cancer Research hosted the Obesity and Cancer: Mechanisms Underlying Etiology and Outcomes conference 27-30 January 2018 in Austin, Texas.
- Immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy does not delay start of chemotherapy or radiotherapy – but may increase risk of complications and readmission 25 January 2018 Having immediate reconstruction following a mastectomy does not delay the start of a patient’s adjuvant breast cancer therapy but may increase the likelihood of complications requiring hospital readmission in the first six weeks after surgery, according to new research led by researchers at the University of Bristol and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital presented at the UK Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium (UKIBCS) in Manchester – hosted by leading charity Breast Cancer Now.
- Bursaries for ICEP 10 January 2018 Claire Prince and Mark Gormley have both recently been awarded bursaries for their work with the Integrative Cancer Epidemiology Programme (ICEP).
- Bristol appoints Professor Tavaré to lead new Faculty of Life Sciences 9 January 2018 Professor Jeremy Tavaré will take up the role of Dean when the University of Bristol’s new Faculty of Life Sciences is officially launched on 1 August this year.
- Major funding boost for internationally-recognised healthcare research centres 11 December 2017 Three interdisciplinary research consortia, including the University of Bristol's SPHERE project, have been allocated more than £11 million to continue healthcare sensing systems research that is revolutionising how we identify and respond to outbreaks of infectious diseases, diagnose and manage lung diseases, and recognise and solve emerging health and wellbeing issues in the home environment.
Cancer research press releases
Press releases relating to cancer research on the University's central news pages.