Alim has beaten cancer three times through combining chemotherapy and surgery. Today more than 9 out of 10 men are cured of testicular cancer, one of research’s greatest successes.
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“Cancer doesn't have to be the end"
Beating cancer with a 'chemical cage'
It is important to get oxygen into the cancer cells to make treatments effective. Dr Ester Hammond and Dr Stuart Conway developed a 'chemical cage' which carries an oxygenating molecule in an inactive state until it reaches the cancer cells and gets to work.
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.
Oxford facts in 2013
we funded 42 PhD students and 4 New Investigators
we supported 8 clinical trials
we spent nearly £22 million on research