Articles tagged with: Prostate

Funding secured to revolutionise personalised prostate cancer treatments

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 23 November 2015

3D tumour model to test anti-cancer viruses & drugs

Funding secured to revolutionise personalised prostate cancer treatments

Barts Charity have funded a new project led by Dr Gunnel Halldén in our Centre for Molecular Oncology. This work aims to develop a method to test new combinations of cancer treatments on prostate cancer.

Ultimately they hope to use the test for individual patients, to provide personalised therapies...

Catching escaped tumour cells to monitor prostate cancer progression

Posted in Publications Published by Zoe Leech 25 September 2015

Catching escaped tumour cells to monitor prostate cancer progression

A new study published by Dr Yong-Jie Lu's group in our Centre for Molecular Oncology shows the potential for developing a simple blood test for use in personalised prostate cancer medicine.

While this study is preliminary, it shows promise that this type of test could be developed and used in the clinic...

Meet a post-doc: Nuria Coll Bastus

Posted in Profiles, Publications Published by Marianne Baker 25 February 2014

Meet a post-doc: Nuria Coll Bastus

Dr Nuria Coll Bastus is currently a post-doc in Dr Yong-Jie Lu's lab, in the Centre for Molecular Oncology.

Nuria was born in Tremp, a small town in the north of Catalonia, Spain. She completed her BSc in Chemistry, specialising in Organic Chemistry, at the University of Barcelona then took an MRes in Organic Chemistry...

NCRI Conference 2013 Review

Posted in Conferences, BCI on the Road Published by Marianne Baker 12 November 2013

NCRI Conference 2013 Review

BCI staff and researchers attended this year's NCRI conference in Liverpool last week.

Some of our senior researchers shared their work in the proffered paper sessions in the form of short talks about new publications, or in symposia that involved more in-depth discussion of concepts in cancer research. PhD students and post-docs also presented posters summarising their projects...

Father's Day: a prostate cancer film

Posted in Engagement Published by Marianne Baker 12 June 2013

Father's Day: a prostate cancer film

Father's Day is a 19-minute film by Neil Stuke, who co-stars with Ray Winstone and Charles Dance. The film airs this Sunday 16th June on ITV4 at 11.15pm.

The project is part of ITV's week-long Stand By Your Man campaign, in conjunction with Prostate Cancer UK...

Discovery offers hope for the prevention of prostate cancer

Posted in Publications Published by Kaye Yeung 14 April 2011

Discovery offers hope for the prevention of prostate cancer

Supervising author Dr Yong Jie Lu and his team may have found a key to preventing prostate cancer, according to promising new research, published in the journal Cancer Research.

One man dies every hour from prostate cancer. After lung cancer, this disease is the second most common cause of death in men...

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