What Has Cancer Research UK achieved? We are the world’s most successful academic institution at discovering new cancer treatments. Since 2005 alone, we have discovered 20 drug candidates, 11 of which have progressed into clinical development. We have also led radiotherapy trials which have transformed clinical practice.
What types of topics are currently being investigated in cancer research?
- Focus Areas.
- Cancer Disparities.
- Cancer Stem Cells.
- Cancer Systems Biology.
- Oncogenic Gene Dysregulation and Carcinogenesis.
- Precision Cancer Medicine and Translational Therapeutics.
- Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy.
- Tumor Invasion and Metastasis.
Where is Cancer Research UK based? Cancer Research was founded in 2002 and is based in London.
What is basic research in oncology? The Basic Research Laboratory (BRL) plans and conducts research on the cellular, molecular, genetic, biochemical, and immunological mechanisms affecting the progression, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.