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.
Our research in Birmingham
Our researchers are leading the world in finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. And last year in Birmingham, we spent over £8 million on some of the UK’s best scientific and clinical research.
Our research teams work closely with partners at the University of Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
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"I’m so grateful for the treatment that saved my life.”
Extraordinary teamwork leads to CRUK prize
A University of Birmingham research team has won the CRUK Translational Cancer Research Prize for their ground-breaking work creating a promising vaccine for Epstein-Barr Virus-associated cancers.
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 Birmingham
we spent over £7 million on research in Birmingham