Alan was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2009. He entered a CRUK patient trial 'FOxTROT', having chemotherapy before and after surgery. He's doing well and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.
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"I’m so grateful for the treatment that saved my life.”
Professor Tim Maughan in Oxford is leading a clinical trial testing whether treatments tailored to the genetic makeup of individual patients’ bowel cancers can boost survival.
Cancer Research UK award for bowel research
Dr Jenny Seligmann will receive 3 years funding for bowel cancer clinical trials work, focussing on the treatment response of different patient groups.
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