Susanne, from Barry is the first breast cancer patient in the world to receive a new combination of drugs as she is the taking part in one of our ground-breaking clinical trials.
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‘‘Being on a clinical trial is a win-win situation.’’
Suzanne Kyle has worked in cancer research for 22 years
Suzanne works in the drug discovery group in Newcastle and spent a long time studying new drugs called PARP inhibitors, which target key weaknesses in cancer cells.
Using vitamins to tackle tumour growth
Dr Ravi Deevi is part of a team conducting a clinical trial testing whether Vitamin D could be used to regulate the growth of tumours in bowel cancer.
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We’ve made major progress towards beating cancer since we started back in 1902.
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Our strategy to beat cancer sooner
Our vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.Our new strategy will give us the foundations we need to tackle the challenges ahead.