Our research in Belfast

We spend over £2million each year on our research in Belfast, particularly focusing on bowel cancer, radiotherapy, prostate cancer and personalised treatments. We’re bringing together the best teams from Queen’s University Belfast, the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and other local organisations to help beat cancer sooner.

Research news & events in Belfast

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Greg wants to help fight cancer

Greg has spent most of his life battling a brain tumour. Now he wants to be a part of the next generation of cancer fighters. His mum said ‘stories like Greg’s would not be possible without research’.

Are infections connected to oesophageal cancer?

Dr Lesley Anderson is looking at a condition called Barrett’s Oesophagus. Lesley’s work explores whether infections in the oesophagus, such as HPV, could lead to the development of oesophageal cancer.

Stratified medicine in bowel cancer

Mark Lawler's team aims to change how we treat bowel cancer. Using the latest techniques they'll define the genetic makeup of cancer cells and use the information to develop personalised patient care.

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We receive no government funding for our research. Our life-saving work relies on the money you give us.

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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.

Last year in Belfast

we funded 7 PhD students

we supported 1 clinical trial

we spent over £2 million on research

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