Our research in Newcastle

Cancer Research UK invests around £5million annually in Newcastle where our team of over 200 scientists, doctors and nurses are working to develop new cancer treatments.

We’re working in partnership with the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, North of England Children’s Cancer Research Fund and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation to help patients within the city, across the UK and around the world.

Research news & events in Newcastle

Keep up-to-date with our progress in Newcastle by signing up to our biannual newsletter. Email the team with your details to stay in touch.

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Help us beat cancer sooner

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

An early diagnosis saved my life

In 2009, Marion's GP acted quickly which resulted in an early lung cancer diagnosis. Marion underwent four cycles of chemotherapy and now enjoys a new appreciation of life.

"We're trying to prevent bowel cancer starting in the first place"

Professor John Burn is leading a new trial testing an old drug - aspirin - for preventing bowel cancer in people at risk.

 

First-in-man clinical trials

Prof Ruth Plummer and Sir Bobby Robson Trials Centre pioneer experimental medicine. Phase I trials test if the drug is safe in humans; only a handful of brave patients take part.

Get in touch

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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.

Newcastle facts in 2013

we funded 19 PhD students

we supported 4 clinical trials

we spent around £5 million on research

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