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Radiation Break-through 2018

Radiation Break-through 2018

In mid-March 2018, researchers from around the world convened at Wolfson College in a typically rainy Oxford for the EACR conference Radiation Break-through 2018.

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EACR Members Win $1 Million Sjöberg Prize

EACR Members Win $1 Million Sjöberg Prize

French members Anne Dejean and Hughes de Thé, along with Chinese researcher Zhu Chen, have been awarded the 2018 Sjöberg Prize for their contribution to the dramatic increase in survival rates for patients with acute promyelocytic leukaemia.

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3 EACR members shortlisted for CRUK Grand Challenge

3 EACR members shortlisted for CRUK Grand Challenge

Cancer Research UK have announced the shortlisted teams in the second round of their £20m Grand Challenge funding award

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A Matter of Life or Death: From Basic Cell Death Mechanisms to Novel Cancer Treatments

A Matter of Life or Death: From Basic Cell Death Mechanisms to Novel Cancer Treatments

We welcomed 145 participants from 27 different countries, and the feedback from participants and speakers was a pleasure to read.

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Say @helloeacr and join us on Instagram

Say @helloeacr and join us on Instagram

We are excited to announce the launch of the new EACR Instagram account, which will give you a new perspective on the EACR, our members and staff!

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CancerSEEK blood test that detects 8 common cancers

CancerSEEK blood test that detects 8 common cancers

A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University have trialled a blood test that could detect 8 different types of cancer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific and Illumina sign agreement to provide research market broader access to Ion AmpliSeq technology

Thermo Fisher Scientific and Illumina sign agreement to provide research market broader access to Ion AmpliSeq technology

Two EACR Sustaining Members have announced a new agreement to encourage greater collaboration among researchers using Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology.

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EACR Board member Caroline Dive honoured by the Queen in New Year’s Honours 2018

EACR Board member Caroline Dive honoured by the Queen in New Year’s Honours 2018

In the 2018 New Year’s Honours list EACR Board member Professor Caroline Dive has been named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).

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New: Michelson Prizes for Human Immunology and Vaccine Research

New: Michelson Prizes for Human Immunology and Vaccine Research

$150,000 prizes for two young investigators applying innovative research concepts and disruptive technologies to advance the development of future vaccines and immunotherapies for major global diseases.

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