Mum of two, Alison was diagnosed with a rare type of liver cancer, fibromellar hepatocellular carcinoma, at just 32 years old. ‘If it wasn't for research, survivors like me wouldn't be here now.'
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Nikola Vlahov, PhD student at our Oxford Institute
‘I work on a gene that is lost in most cancers. The more we understand this lost gene, the better chance we have to increase patient’s survival and that is what keeps me going, day after day.’
Success for Reverse the Odds
An app which is helping Oxford scientists to analyse tumour samples has been named as one of the world’s 100 most inspiring ventures. The game was awarded the honour by the Nominet Trust.
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 Oxford
we funded 42 PhD students and 4 New Investigators
we supported 8 clinical trials
we spent nearly £22 million on research