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 •  August 23

A clinical trial to test a new cancer drug in patients with advanced solid tumours, launches in four centres* across the UK, through Cancer Research UK’s Centre for Drug Development. "New drugs like this one to treat advanced types of cancer are vital to ensure three in four people survive their disease by 2035.” - Dr Nigel Blackburn, Cancer...

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 •  August 17

Cancer Research UK* and Newcastle University announce a three year extension to their major strategic drug discovery alliance with Astex Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel small molecule therapeutics. The alliance, which was formed five years ago, brings together world-leading researchers...

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 •  June 5

A drug that’s already approved to treat certain ovarian cancers holds some advanced breast cancers at bay longer than standard chemotherapy, according to results from a clinical trial. "The study suggests that olaparib is more effective and causes fewer side effects than treatment with a single chemotherapy drug for these patients" - Dr Jean...

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 •  May 19

As our Centre for Drug Development celebrates its 25th birthday, we recognise the unique role Cancer Research UK plays in supporting early studies of anti-cancer therapeutics. We look at some of the major achievements over the last 25 years, how the landscape of drug development has evolved and the impact our work is making internationally. As we...