Last year, Helen Watson from Renfrew discovered she had cervical cancer. Helen says, ‘I got through cancer thanks to research, a wonderful husband, fabulous friends and a great medical team.’
Our research in Glasgow
We spent over £24 million last year in Glasgow, enabling the smartest minds to work together on improving outcomes for cancer patients all over the world.
Our researchers in Glasgow are focusing particularly on pancreatic and bowel cancers, and chronic myeloid leukaemia, working in partnership with the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and our Beatson Institute.
Early detection saved my life
Understanding cancer metabolism
In Glasgow, Dr Oliver Maddocks is studying how cancer cells turn nutrients into the energy and building blocks they need to grow.
Clinical Nurse Sophia and her team are treating Scottish patients on clinical research studies. These patients leave a truly valuable legacy of better treatments for patients in the future.
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 Glasgow
we funded 33 PhD students and 9 New Investigators
we supported 17 clinical trials
we spent over £24 million on research