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.
Our research in Cardiff
Last year we spent nearly £4 million in Wales on some of the UK’s leading scientific and clinical research. We work in partnership with Cardiff University, Cardiff and Vale Health Board and Velindre NHS Trust, focusing particularly on bowel, breast, urological and prostate cancers, as well as leukaemia.
Research news & events in Cardiff
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‘‘Being on a clinical trial is a win-win situation.’’
"Clinical trials will change the treatments of tomorrow."
Dr Richard Adams is an oncologist specialising in bowel cancer and also leads the team at the Wales Cancer Trials Unit in Cardiff.
Detecting bowel cancer earlier in the CONSCOP trial
Our Welsh trials team work with government and the NHS to spot bowel cancer earlier. Dr Chris Hurt says “If we detect early bowel cancer we could see fewer patients dying"
Help us beat cancer sooner
We receive no government funding for our research. Our life-saving work relies on the money you give us.
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.
Cardiff facts in 2013
we funded 4 PhD students and 2 New Investigators
we supported 20 clinical trials
we spent nearly £4 million on research