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Reporting back from Defence is the Best Attack: Immuno-Oncology Breakthroughs

Reporting back from Defence is the Best Attack: Immuno-Oncology Breakthroughs

213 participants from 31 countries gathered in Barcelona from 9 - 11 October 2017 for the EACR Conference ‘Defence is the Best Attack: Immuno-Oncology Breakthroughs’

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Drug Delivery to the Brain – Collaborative Research Database

Drug Delivery to the Brain – Collaborative Research Database

The Children’s Brain Tumour Drug Delivery Consortium (CBTDDC) is building a Collaborative Research Database

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AACR releases 2017 Cancer Progress Report

AACR releases 2017 Cancer Progress Report

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has released its annual Cancer Progress Report for 2017.

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Bringing cancer researchers together: Interview with EACR President in Research Features

Bringing cancer researchers together: Interview with EACR President in Research Features

EACR President, Professor Anton Berns, was recently interviewed for Research Features magazine.

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Welcome to ESMO 2017!

Welcome to ESMO 2017!

ESMO 2017 is underway in Madrid. We have a packed schedule including basic and translational tracks perfectly suited to the EACR members attending.

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Image of the Month: September 2017

Image of the Month: September 2017

Congratulations to Sara Correia and Mireia Castillo-Martin, who sent in our September 2017 EACR Image of the Month. The immunofluorescent image shows lung prostate cancer metastasis.

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The Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Cancer Researcher Award - Call for nominations

The Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Cancer Researcher Award - Call for nominations

Nominations welcome for The Pezcoller Foundation - EACR Cancer Research Award for 2018, which celebrates excellence in cancer research.

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World Cancer Research Day 2017 - 24 September

World Cancer Research Day 2017 - 24 September

Join the EACR in supporting World Cancer Research Day on 24 September and help us highlight the importance of research in the fight against cancer.

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Image of the Month: August 2017

Image of the Month: August 2017

We are delighted to share our August 2017 winning image from Sinéad Lindsay and Prof. Amanda McCann of the University College Dublin, Ireland. Sinéad captured this beautiful fluorescent image showing the interaction of extracellular vesicles (EVs) with potential recipient triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) cells.

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The EACR join global campaign Prevent20, promoting tobacco taxation for cancer prevention

The EACR join global campaign Prevent20, promoting tobacco taxation for cancer prevention

The EACR has joined over 20 cancer organisations worldwide to support the Prevent20 campaign to call on governments to increase taxes on tobacco products as a cancer prevention strategy.

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CAREFOR Calls on EU to Safeguard Independent Academic Research

CAREFOR Calls on EU to Safeguard Independent Academic Research

Three leading European organisations in the fight against cancer have called the EU to urgently increase its support for independent academic research for the benefit of cancer patients, in an article published today in ESMO Open.

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Report from our EACR correspondent at the 2nd DNA Replication as a Source of DNA Damage conference

Report from our EACR correspondent at the 2nd DNA Replication as a Source of DNA Damage conference

Read the report from Joana Passos, who attended the 2nd DNA Replication as a Source of DNA Damage conference last month in Italy (03 - 06 July 2017, Rome, Italy).

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EACR President Elect Alberto Bardelli recognised with the ESMO Translational Research Award

EACR President Elect Alberto Bardelli recognised with the ESMO Translational Research Award

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has granted this year’s Translational Research Award to Alberto Bardelli, for his liquid biopsy work in the field of colorectal cancer (CRC).

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Report from our EACR correspondent at the FEBS Advanced Lecture Course on Oncometabolism

Report from our EACR correspondent at the FEBS Advanced Lecture Course on Oncometabolism

Read the report from Joana Nunes, who attended the FEBS Advanced Lecture Course on Oncometabolism last month in Portugal (18-24 June 2017, Figueira da Foz, Portugal).

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Report on the 2nd EACR-AACR-SIC Conference

Report on the 2nd EACR-AACR-SIC Conference

The second edition of the EACR-AACR-SIC Conference was a great success both in terms of the number of participants and the great feedback received.

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Image of the Month: July 2017

Image of the Month: July 2017

Congratulations to our July 2017 winner Martina Šemeláková, a researcher at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Slovakia. The image depicts actin filaments visualised in SCC9 cells in head and neck cancer with overexpressed NEDD9 protein.

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Report from a buzzing 3rd edition of our Cancer Genomics conference

Report from a buzzing 3rd edition of our Cancer Genomics conference

216 participants from 34 countries gathered in Cambridge, UK, for the EACR conference on Cancer Genomics (25 – 28 June 2017).

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ESMO 2019 Annual Congress to be held in Barcelona

ESMO 2019 Annual Congress to be held in Barcelona

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has announced that the ESMO 2019 Annual Congress in partnership with the EACR will take place from 27 September to 01 October 2019, at the Fira Barcelona, Spain.

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Image of the Month: June 2017

Image of the Month: June 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Martin Barr of St. James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin in Ireland. June's winning image depicts β-catenin protein expression and localization in lung cancer cells.

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Translational breast cancer research crossing the boundary from lab to clinic

Translational breast cancer research crossing the boundary from lab to clinic

Dr. Jason Carroll at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute is taking his research on the effect of progesterone on cancer cell growth rate in double-positive breast cancer cells from the lab into the clinic with three new clinical trials.

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Highlights of the 7th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course: ‘Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer’

Highlights of the 7th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course: ‘Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer’

Look back at what happened at the seventh joint EACR-OECI course on Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer in Amsterdam from 08 – 10 May 2017. 

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Report from our EACR correspondent at the 1st International Cancer Research @ Bath Symposium

Report from our EACR correspondent at the 1st International Cancer Research @ Bath Symposium

Read the report from Richard Buchanan, who last month attended the Cancer Research @ Bath Symposium (20 - 21 April 2017, Bath, UK).

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Image of the Month: May 2017

Image of the Month: May 2017

Congratulations to our May winner Atena Malakpour, a 1st year PhD student from the department of Biology at Lund University in Sweden. She sent this beautiful immunofluorescence image of JIMT-1 breast cancer cells and human dermal fibroblasts.

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Novel video animations and textbook on signal transduction in cancer

Novel video animations and textbook on signal transduction in cancer

Recently, Wiley-VCH published novel animations and a textbook entitled “Cancer Signaling: From Molecular Biology to Targeted Therapy”, authored by EACR member Christoph Wagener, Carol Stocking and Oliver Müller.

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Image of the Month: April 2017

Image of the Month: April 2017

Our congratulations go to our April winners Tilman Esser and Dr. Muriel Lizé from the Molecular & Experimental Pneumology group at the University Medical Center Göttingen in Germany. They sent this entertaining image of immunofluorescent staining of a murine uterus revealing a tiny monster.

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Report from our EACR correspondent at the 4th Immunotherapy of Cancer (ITOC4) conference

Report from our EACR correspondent at the 4th Immunotherapy of Cancer (ITOC4) conference

Read the report from Dr. Vlasta Demeckova, who last month attended the ITOC4 conference (20 - 22 March 2017, Prague, Czech Republic).

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Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists Now Accepting Entries

Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists Now Accepting Entries

For the fifth year in a row, the Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists offers four recent PhDs a career-making opportunity.

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Three EACR members honoured in the AACR 2017 Class of Fellows

Three EACR members honoured in the AACR 2017 Class of Fellows

The newly elected 2017 Class of Fellows includes three EACR members. They will join the AACR Academy to provide guidance and insight to the policy making of the AACR.

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The Sjöberg Prize 2018 - Call for nominations

The Sjöberg Prize 2018 - Call for nominations

The Sjöberg Prize for cancer research is awarded to scientists who have made major contributions to our knowledge about disease mechanisms, risk factors, or the treatment or prevention of cancer.

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New EACR Strategic Plan for 2017-2021

New EACR Strategic Plan for 2017-2021

Find out how the EACR hopes to develop in the next five years and beyond.

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Bringing the ‘personal’ touch to Amsterdam: report from the 2nd EACR-OECI conference on Making it Personal: Cancer Precision Medicine

Bringing the ‘personal’ touch to Amsterdam: report from the 2nd EACR-OECI conference on Making it Personal: Cancer Precision Medicine

113 participants from 31 countries gathered in Amsterdam for Making it Personal: Cancer Precision Medicine (13 – 16 March 2017).

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Report from our EACR correspondent at the Oncology at the Limits conference

Report from our EACR correspondent at the Oncology at the Limits conference

Read the report from Sonja Khan who last week attended the Oncology at the Limits conference (15 - 17 March 2017, London, UK).

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Richard Marais receives the ARC Léopold Griffuel Award in Translational and Clinical Research

Richard Marais receives the ARC Léopold Griffuel Award in Translational and Clinical Research

Richard Marais, EACR Past President, has been awarded the prestigious ARC Léopold Griffuel Award in Translational and Clinical Research. 

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Swiss Bridge Award 2017 - Call for Applications

Swiss Bridge Award 2017 - Call for Applications

Investigators from academic and cancer research institutions in Europe are invited to submit a note of intent for a new cancer research project on or before 30 April 2017. 

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ARMACAD - Never miss an opportunity!

ARMACAD - Never miss an opportunity!

ARMACAD is a platform for universities and academic centres to present scholarships, conferences, grants and study opportunities to an international audience.

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Image of the Month: March 2017

Image of the Month: March 2017

Congratulations to our March Image of the Month winner, Florry Vyth-Dreese who sent in this vibrant image of immune cells, macrophages and dendritic cells, in a lymph node follicle of a kidney cancer patient.

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In memory of Professor Ken Harrap

In memory of Professor Ken Harrap

Professor Ken Harrap, a pioneer in cancer research and treatment, has passed away at the age of 85. 

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Meeting Bursaries available at ESMO 2017

Meeting Bursaries available at ESMO 2017

A limited number of bursaries will be awarded to assist members of the EACR to attend the Congress. The bursaries provide funds to support registration, travel and accommodation.

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Image of the Month: February 2017

Image of the Month: February 2017

Congratulations to Lucia Borriello and Yves DeClerck, the EACR Image of the Month February 2017 winners! Lucia sent this breath-taking image representing cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAF) isolated from patient with neuroblastoma.

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EACR Perfect Poster

EACR Perfect Poster

Can the EACR community build the perfect research poster? We need your help. Send us your tips and examples of your favourite academic posters.

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Hello 2017!

Hello 2017!

Make a New Year’s resolution to explore your EACR member benefits this year.

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Image of the Month: January 2017

Image of the Month: January 2017

Congratulations to Brooke Pereira, the EACR Image of the Month January 2017 winner! Brooke sent this complex and layered image representing a 3D melt electrospun scaffold model of the human prostate tumour microenvironment.

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New evidence that cancer spread is increased by high fat diets after a cancer-spreading protein is discovered

New evidence that cancer spread is increased by high fat diets after a cancer-spreading protein is discovered

Professor Salvador Aznar Benitah, EACR member of nearly 20 years and EACR conference series speaker in 2015, has headed a study which has identified a protein called CD36 on cancer cells which are able to metastasize.

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Launch of the third TRANSCAN-2 Joint Transnational Call for Proposals

Launch of the third TRANSCAN-2 Joint Transnational Call for Proposals

TRANSCAN-2 is launching its third Joint Transnational Call for research proposals (JTC 2016) with a focus on “Minimally and non-invasive methods for early detection and/or progression of cancer” to which the European Commission (EC) will contribute.

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ICR top 10 scientific achievements of the year

ICR top 10 scientific achievements of the year

The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has selected their top discoveries of 2015/16 which highlight the breadth of research conducted since August 2015.

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Image of the Month: December

Image of the Month: December

Congratulations to Ruizhi Tang, the EACR Image of the Month December winner! Ruizhi sent this powerful image of a mesenchymal cell stained with DAPI and anti-α smooth muscle actin.

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EJC News Focus:  Mutational signatures reveal the causes of cancer

EJC News Focus: Mutational signatures reveal the causes of cancer

In this EJC News Focus, Mike Stratton, Director of the Sanger Institute (Cambridge, UK) explains to Helen Saul the implications of mutational signatures of individual cancer genomes and how geneticists are teaming up with epidemiologists to suggest new approaches in the prevention of cancer.

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Remembering Professor Umberto Veronesi

Remembering Professor Umberto Veronesi

We were deeply saddened to hear of the death of the esteemed oncologist and politician, Professor Umberto Veronesi, in Milan on 08 November 2016. He is a figurehead in the field of cancer research with global renown built over a 60 year career.

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Image of the Month: November

Image of the Month: November

We are pleased to announce our November Image of the Month winner: our congratulations go to Patrícia Manuela Ribeiro Pereira for sending this striking image of increased F-actin staining in human bladder cancer cells after photodynamic therapy.

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The EACR Online Community

The EACR Online Community

On 13 October 2016 the EACR surpassed 1,000 likes on our Facebook page! We take this landmark as an opportunity to reflect on our online community which has been constantly growing and improving.

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EJC News Focus:  Is FGF2 a promising target in colorectal cancer?

EJC News Focus: Is FGF2 a promising target in colorectal cancer?

In this EJC News Focus, Ruth Muschel (Oxford University, UK) tells Helen Saul why she thinks we'll be hearing more about FGF2 in future. Watch the interview.

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EJC interview with former EACR President Moshe Oren

EJC interview with former EACR President Moshe Oren

Watch this EJC interview with former EACR President Moshe Oren, reflecting on the themes of the EACR24 Congress in Manchester in July 2016.

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Interactive Map of Funding Options for all Career Stages

Interactive Map of Funding Options for all Career Stages

The Medical Research Council and seven other research funding bodies have developed an interactive map of funding options including studentships, awards and grants for biomedical researchers at all stages of their careers.

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Report from the 2nd EACR Conference Goodbye Flat Biology: Models, Mechanisms and Microenvironment

Report from the 2nd EACR Conference Goodbye Flat Biology: Models, Mechanisms and Microenvironment

204 participants attended the 2nd EACR Conference Goodbye Flat Biology: Models, Mechanisms and Microenvironment (02-05 October 2016, Berlin, Germany).

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EACR visit to Barts Cancer Institute, London

EACR visit to Barts Cancer Institute, London

Our members are at the centre of the EACR and we’re always looking for ways to get to know our members better and to find out the challenges and opportunities faced by cancer researchers every day. 

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Image of the Month: October

Image of the Month: October

The EACR Image of the Month highlights outstanding scientific images from EACR members and peers. We are pleased to announce the first Image of the Month winner.

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€1000 travel grant from ScienceImpact

€1000 travel grant from ScienceImpact

ScienceImpact is offering a 'prize draw' of a €1000 travel grant to attend any scientific meeting, which will be randomly awarded in early November 2016 to one researcher who applies. 

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EJC News Focus:  Predicting the outcome of prostate cancer

EJC News Focus: Predicting the outcome of prostate cancer

Watch this video featuring Freddie Hamdy (University of Oxford, UK) telling Helen Saul about the ProtecT trial, which reports on the effectiveness of surgery, external beam radiotherapy and active monitoring in 80,000 men. 

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AuthorAID: helping research in developing countries

AuthorAID: helping research in developing countries

AuthorAID is a free international research community with the aim to help researchers in developing countries to publish their work, through peer mentoring with experienced academics, online courses and travel and workshop grants.

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Study shows blood vessel cells are helping breast cancers spread around body

Study shows blood vessel cells are helping breast cancers spread around body

Scientists have discovered that non-cancer cells that wrap around blood vessels are helping breast cancer cells enter the bloodstream and spread through the production of a key molecule called endosialin.

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Blocking the Roads to Resistance in Breast Cancer

Blocking the Roads to Resistance in Breast Cancer

Have you ever wondered how to explain your research to your family or to the general public? Watch this interactive video produced by EACR Member Neil Conlon to illustrate his research. 

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Launch of September 24th as World Cancer Research Day

Launch of September 24th as World Cancer Research Day

Many international organisations that promote cancer research, including the EACR, have joined to support a global initiative to establish September 24th as World Cancer Research Day. 

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Volunteer reviewers needed for the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology

Volunteer reviewers needed for the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology

The Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology is independently replicating a subset of experimental results from a number of high-profile papers in the field of cancer biology.

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Report from our EACR correspondent on the 2016 Beatson International Cancer Conference

Report from our EACR correspondent on the 2016 Beatson International Cancer Conference

Read the report from Dr Ceren Sucularli, who attended the Beatson International Cancer Conference in Glasgow, UK (03-06 July 2016). 

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Alberto Bardelli named President Elect of the European Association for Cancer Research

Alberto Bardelli named President Elect of the European Association for Cancer Research

We are pleased to announce that the members of the European Association for Cancer Research have elected Alberto Bardelli as the EACR President Elect for 2016-2018. 

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The EACR now has more than 10,000 members!

The EACR now has more than 10,000 members!

We are delighted to announce that our community of cancer researchers has passed the threshold of 10,000 members! As of 25 July 2016 the exact number of EACR members is 10,627.

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New appointments to the EACR Board

New appointments to the EACR Board

During EACR24 in Manchester, the EACR held its annual General Assembly on Sunday 10 July. It was an opportunity for EACR members to vote on important EACR business. 

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Report from EACR24: Inventing the Future

Report from EACR24: Inventing the Future

Last week from 09-12 July the European Association for Cancer Research was delighted to welcome 1470 researchers from over 60 countries to Manchester UK for our 24th Biennial Congress.

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Videos from the EACR24 Congress

Videos from the EACR24 Congress

Journalists from eCancer attended the 24th Biennial Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR24) in Manchester last week and interviewed speakers and other key figures about their research. View the videos here.

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Another step towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer

Another step towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer

Researchers have found a way to persuade the body's immune system to attack tumours – and it is largely free from side effects. 

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€1000 European travel grant from ScienceImpact

€1000 European travel grant from ScienceImpact

A new organisation, scienceimpact, is offering a 'prize draw' of a €1000 travel grant, which will be randomly awarded to one researcher who applies. 

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EJC’s Impact Factor increases to 6.163

EJC’s Impact Factor increases to 6.163

The 2015 Journal Citation Reports® were published by Thomson Reuters earlier in June: the Impact Factor of the EJC increased to 6.163, ranking the journal within the top quartile of oncology journals. 

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Report from our EACR correspondent on the IARC 50th Anniversary Conference

Report from our EACR correspondent on the IARC 50th Anniversary Conference

Read the report from Dr Mieke Van Hemelrijck, who attended last week the IARC 50th Anniversary Conference in Lyon, France (07-10 June 2016). 

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EACR President Elect Anton Berns elected to the National Academy of Sciences

EACR President Elect Anton Berns elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Anton Berns, PhD, senior group leader of the Division of Molecular Genetics at The Netherlands Cancer Institute and President Elect of the EACR has been elected to the prestigious US-based National Academy of Sciences.

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Call For Nominations: 45th ARC Foundation Léopold Griffuel Awards

Call For Nominations: 45th ARC Foundation Léopold Griffuel Awards

The ARC Foundation for Cancer Research, the first French charity exclusively dedicated to cancer research, launches a call for nominations for the 45th ARC Foundation Léopold Griffuel Awards.

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EJC News Focus:  Making sense of moving targets in anti-tumour therapies

EJC News Focus: Making sense of moving targets in anti-tumour therapies

Watch this video featuring Mark Lemmon of Yale School of Medicine telling Jim McGuigan that there should be a renewed focus on the underlying biochemistry of the system to understand how best to direct new therapy.

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Report from the 6th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course: ‘Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer’

Report from the 6th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course: ‘Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer’

109 participants attended the sixth joint EACR-OECI course on ‘Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer’ in Amsterdam from 09 – 11 May 2016. Over 3 days participants enjoyed interesting and compelling talks from 14 international speakers. 

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Nominations open for KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award 2016

Nominations open for KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award 2016

The KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award is a prestigious biennial award for internationally acclaimed researchers in cancer care. Nominations are open until 22 May 2016.

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Video: F. Ciardiello & R. Marais on the EACR-ESMO partnership

Video: F. Ciardiello & R. Marais on the EACR-ESMO partnership

In this video you can see Fortunato Ciardiello, ESMO President, and Richard Marais, EACR President, elaborating on this key partnership.

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Applications open for the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

Applications open for the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

This Prize was created to recognise that global economic health is dependent upon a vibrant research community and we need to encourage our best and brightest to continue in their chosen fields of research.

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Do you ever have to present your research to others? How to give an effective scientific talk.

Do you ever have to present your research to others? How to give an effective scientific talk.

Watch this video where Professor Susan McConnell from Stanford University gives helpful advice on preparing and presenting an effective scientific talk.

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Election of EACR Secretary General Prof. C. Isacke & EACR Member Prof. Primrose to the Academy of Medical Sciences

Election of EACR Secretary General Prof. C. Isacke & EACR Member Prof. Primrose to the Academy of Medical Sciences

47 world leading UK researchers have been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Newly Elected 2016 Class of Fellows Join Prestigious AACR Academy

Newly Elected 2016 Class of Fellows Join Prestigious AACR Academy

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announces its 11 newly elected Fellows of the AACR Academy.

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Skin cancer: Pair of drugs 'eliminate 20% of tumours'

Skin cancer: Pair of drugs 'eliminate 20% of tumours'

A study shows that a fifth of people with advanced melanoma have no sign of tumours in their body after treatment with a pair of immunotherapy drugs. 

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Watch this interactive video showing that Cancers can resist treatment by ‘stealing’ blood vessels from nearby tissues

Watch this interactive video showing that Cancers can resist treatment by ‘stealing’ blood vessels from nearby tissues

Watch Dr Andrew Reynolds from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, explain new research.

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EACR Member Levi A. Garraway elected as member of the AACR Board of Directors

EACR Member Levi A. Garraway elected as member of the AACR Board of Directors

The members of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have elected five members to serve on the AACR Board of Directors for the 2016-2019 term, including EACR Member Levi A. Garraway. 

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Targeting the Tumour Microenvironment in Ovarian Cancer

Targeting the Tumour Microenvironment in Ovarian Cancer

The EJC’s latest podcast features Anil Sood (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, USA) and Helen Saul (EJC News Editor) on ovarian cancer.

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EACR Members’ Survey 2016

EACR Members’ Survey 2016

The annual EACR member survey was sent in January 2016 to all our members. We would like to thank those who have completed the survey for helping us in shaping the future of the Association.

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Carcinogenesis Award Winners Announced

Carcinogenesis Award Winners Announced

Oxford University Press and the EACR are pleased to announce the winners of the 9th Biennial Carcinogenesis Awards, which are presented biennially at the EACR Congress. The awards will be presented at the EACR24 Congress, Manchester, UK, 09 - 12 July 2016.

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Swiss Bridge Award 2016 - Call for Applications

Swiss Bridge Award 2016 - Call for Applications

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Swiss Bridge foundation, funding is provided for investigators who have made outstanding contributions in the field of rare cancers (preference will be given to young investigators). 

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Unravelling the Mysteries of Myelodysplastic Syndromes:  New research published in the EJC

Unravelling the Mysteries of Myelodysplastic Syndromes: New research published in the EJC

All cancers have some epigenetic component, but myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are the only diseases in which hypomethylating agents have had significant clinical activity.

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Announcing the winner of the Pezcoller Foundation - EACR Cancer Researcher Award

Announcing the winner of the Pezcoller Foundation - EACR Cancer Researcher Award

The EACR and the Pezcoller Foundation are delighted to announce that the Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Cancer Researcher Award will be awarded to Professor Yardena Samuels.

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Report from the EACR Conference “A Matter of Life or Death”

Report from the EACR Conference “A Matter of Life or Death”

Last week 161 participants attended the EACR Conference “A Matter of Life or Death: Mechanisms and Relevance of Cell Death for Cancer Biology and Treatment” in Amsterdam. This was our third conference on the topic of cell death.

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Rationale for anti-OX40 cancer immunotherapy: New research published in the EJC

Rationale for anti-OX40 cancer immunotherapy: New research published in the EJC

In the January 2016 edition of the EJC, authors from the Gustave Roussy Cancer Centre, Villejuif, France present their rationale for anti-OX40 immunotherapy for the treatment of cancer. 

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Report from the EACR Conference on Basic Epigenetic Mechanisms in Cancer

Report from the EACR Conference on Basic Epigenetic Mechanisms in Cancer

The EACR Conference on Basic Epigenetic Mechanisms in Cancer was held in Berlin, 08 - 11 November 2015. 92 participants enjoyed fascinating talks by 15 speakers.

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Call for nominations: Metastasis Research Society Awards

Call for nominations: Metastasis Research Society Awards

The Metastasis Research Society is inviting nominations for its biennial awards: The Paget-Ewing Award, the I.J. "Josh" Fidler Innovation in Metastasis Research Award and the Kurt Hellman Award.

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Cancer Research UK Grand Challenge: £20 million research grants

Cancer Research UK Grand Challenge: £20 million research grants

Cancer Research UK has launched its Grand Challenge: “the most ambitious cancer research grants in the world”, worth up to £20 million (about €27 million) each.

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Are you a clinician? We need your help!

Are you a clinician? We need your help!

We need your help in filling two surveys on funding and regulatory challenges faced by academic clinical cancer researchers.

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EACR awards Mike Price Gold Medal to Professor Sir Michael Stratton

EACR awards Mike Price Gold Medal to Professor Sir Michael Stratton

We are delighted to announce that the 2016 Mike Price Gold Medal award will be presented to Professor Sir Michael Stratton of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK.

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The EACR announces new logo

The EACR announces new logo

We are delighted to announce that the European Association for Cancer Research has a new logo. The new logo reflects the EACR’s identity as a modern and inclusive professional organisation.

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EACR Member Tomas Lindahl awarded with the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

EACR Member Tomas Lindahl awarded with the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

EACR Member Tomas Lindahl received last week the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar.

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AACR releases 2015 Cancer Progress Report: Transforming Lives through Precision Medicine

AACR releases 2015 Cancer Progress Report: Transforming Lives through Precision Medicine

​AACR has released its fifth Cancer Progress Report, a comprehensive summary of the current status of cancer research and treatment. 

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Papers with shorter titles get more citations

Papers with shorter titles get more citations

A study conducted between 2007 and 2013 at the University of Warwick, UK, shows that “journals which publish papers with shorter titles receive more citations per paper”.

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Cancer Core Europe

In the latest issue of Cancer World Magazine (Issue 67 July - August 2015), Marc Beishon identifies the achievements and remaining challenges towards the eventual creation of a virtual European Cancer Institute by investigating the Cancer Core Europe initiative.

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How to make a scientific poster that people want to stop at

Some of the most exciting unpublished science is often covered in poster sessions. But how can you make sure that your poster draws people's attention? The key is to make it well-designed and easy to understand.

Lars Steinmetz from European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Heidelberg explains some key poster design tips in this short video produced by EMBL.

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EACR advertises for a Chief Operating Officer (COO)

EACR has advertised to fill the new post of Chief Operating Officer based at the Association’s headquarters in Nottingham.  www.eacr.org/newjob  The closing date for receipt of applications is 13 September.

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Making it in academia: Before and after you apply

Pursuing an academic career can be challenging. The following article in NatureJobs gives some advice on how to obtain your first academic position and to get round the challenges set by employment congestion in academic careers.

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15 proven tips to help you make career-enhancing connections at your next conference

Scientific conferences are about more than just science. Interested in some tips to help you make career-enhancing connections when attending conferences? A recent article lists 15 networking tips to make the most of your participation at a future conference. 

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Why ‘basic research’ is critical for understanding and treating cancer

Paul Workman writes that cancer research often makes the biggest headlines when it begins to benefit patients – but in order to come up with innovative approaches to cancer treatment, we need first to make exciting scientific discoveries that illuminate our understanding of cancer.

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Report from the 2nd EACR Special Conference on Cancer Genomics

Following the success of the 1st edition of the EACR Cancer Genomics conference in Cambridge in June 2013, the European Association for Cancer Research organised another edition this year with an extra focus on opportunities for networking and discussion. 

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Drug could help slow half of breast cancers

A group of scientists from Australia and the UK, including Carlos Caldas, (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute and member of the EACR Executive Board), recently published an article on Nature showing that Progesterone receptor is not merely an ERα-induced gene target, but is also an ERα-associated protein that modulates its behaviour.

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EACR collaboration with AACR and SIC leads to record-breaking joint conference

The EACR-AACR-SIC Special Conference: Anticancer Drug Action and Drug Resistance: from Cancer Biology to the Clinic, held in Florence, Italy, 20 - 23 June 2015, was a fantastic success both in terms of the number of participants and the great feedback received. 

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How can we tackle the gender-inequality problem in biomedical research? Here’s how one institute is doing it.

Douglas Hilton, director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia, describes how his institute has improved the gender balance of its faculty over the last 6 years.

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Breast cancer screening cuts chance of dying from disease by 40%, say experts

Women who undergo breast cancer screening cut their risk of dying from the disease by 40%, according to a global panel of experts attempting to end a long-running controversy about mammograms

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Call For Nominations: 44th ARC Foundation Léopold Griffuel Awards

The ARC Foundation for Cancer Research, the first French charity exclusively dedicated to cancer research, launches a call for nominations for the 44th ARC Foundation Léopold Griffuel Awards.

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OECI Newsletter from May 2015 available online

The Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI) released in May 2015 the latest edition of its newsletter. 

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Virotherapy: skin cancer successfully treated with herpes-based drug

Patients with aggressive skin cancer have been treated successfully using a drug based on the herpes virus, in a trial that could pave the way for a new generation of cancer treatments.

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Breast cancer 'alters bone to help it spread'

Breast cancers can manipulate the structure of bone to make it easier to spread there, a study has found.

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Cold sore virus 'treats skin cancer'

A genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers.

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Report from the 5th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course on Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer

The 5th EACR-OECI Joint Training Course on Molecular Pathology Approach to Cancer was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 11 - 13 May 2015. 98 participants joined the course and enjoyed great talks by 18 excellent speakers, with plenty of time for discussion and questions. 

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Call for Applications: UICC Yamagiwa Yoshida Memorial International Study Grants

The Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants (YY) are a 3 month fellowship, of a value of USD 10,000 providing an important opportunity to advance cancer research through international collaboration. 

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Call for Nominations: 2015 Pezcoller Foundation-ECCO Recognition for Contribution to Oncology Award

ECCO – the European CanCer Organisation and the Pezcoller Foundation are pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2015 Pezcoller Foundation ECCO Recognition for Contribution to Oncology.

The award is open to all professions and specialties within the oncology field. Deadline for receipt of nominations: 15 May 2015.

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The future of the postdoc

An article published in Nature covers the future of postdocs and explains the failures and potential solutions of the broken postdoctoral system.

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Carcinogenesis Award: call for nominations

Nominations are open for the ninth biennial Carcinogenesis Awards. The awards are presented at the biennial meetings of the European Association for Cancer Research. The next presentation will be at the EACR’s Biennial Congress: EACR-24, Manchester, UK, 9 - 12 July 2016.

Deadline for nominations: 01 July 2015.

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Fellowship Grants for EACR members at the European Cancer Congress

Fellowship grants will be made available to young oncology professionals (doctors, basic scientists, oncology nurses and radiotherapy technicians) to attend the 18th ECCO - 40th ESMO European Cancer Congress, including 5 Fellowships reserved for EACR members. The deadline for receipt of applications is 05 May 2015.

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Knocking at the door of the global agenda setters

A new article in CancerWorld magazine presents the role of the World Oncology Forum and how it is challenging global policy makers to adapt and change current approaches to fight the expansion of cancer. 

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New US Documentary on Cancer and Cancer Research: Cancer: the emperor of all maladies.

US television stations will air on 30, 31 March and 1 April an epic 6 hour documentary on the story of cancer and the historical evolution of cancer research and treatment. The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

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Precision medicine: the future of cancer treatment?

Pharmafile.com, a news portal for the pharmaceutical industry, has released an in-depth article focussing on precision medicine and how it could represent the future of oncology.  

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EACR President Richard Marais elected as member of the AACR board of directors

The members of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have recently elected five members to serve on the AACR board of directors for the 2015-2018 term, including EACR President Richard Marais.

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Swiss Bridge Award 2015 - Call for Applications

Swiss Bridge is a private foundation associated with the Swiss Cancer League, the Swiss Cancer Research foundation and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and supports high-quality cancer research in Europe. This year, principle investigators with projects focusing on cancer stem cells are eligible for application.

Investigators from academic and cancer research institutions in Europe are invited to submit a note of intent for a new cancer research project on or before 30 April 2015

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How to identify “predatory journals”: a useful list of references.

Following the recent publication of an article in ecancermedicalscience " ‘Is this a real journal?’ A quick guide to spotting scholarly scams”, you will find here useful information and references in this article to consider when choosing an open-access publication. 

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Journalism and cancer-related issues

Journalists stand as a buffer between researchers, clinicians and other experts, and the general audience; they hold the key for the public to understand cancer-related issue by turning experts’ technical language into simple information.

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Queen Elizabeth prize-winner: Put pharmacies on chips

Chemical engineer Robert Langer has just been awarded the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering for his pioneering work on methods of controlled drug delivery using polymers and microchip implants.

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Translational research funding: Launch of the TRANSCAN-2 Joint Transnational Call for Proposals

TRANSCAN-2 is launching its first Joint Transnational Call for research proposals (JTC 2014) to which the European Commission (EC) will contribute. Deadline for submission of pre-proposals is on 16 March and for submission of full proposals is on 07 July.

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OECI Newsletter from December 2014 available online.

The Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI) released in December 2014 the latest edition of its newsletter. 

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OECI Yearbook 2014-2015

Read the new OECI Yearbook, available for download online. 

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EACR President Richard Marais nominated for position on AACR Board of Directors

EACR President Richard Marais has been nominated by the AACR Nominating Committee to join the AACR Board of Directors. 

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The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) is an international coalition, formed to enable the sharing of genomic and clinical data to help unlock potential advancements in medicine and science. 

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Call for Applications: UICC Yamagiwa Yoshida Memorial International Study Grants

The Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants (YY) are a 3 month fellowship, of a value of USD 10,000 providing an important opportunity to advance cancer research through international collaboration. 

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Nature makes all articles free to share

Nature will make its articles, dating back to 1869, free to be shared to read online but not to be printed or downloaded.

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AACR CEO Discusses the Global Status of Cancer at Seminar in Turin, Italy

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc), chief executive officer of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), gave a lecture on “Reflections on the Global Cancer Research Landscape.” at the Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (IRCC) in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 25. 

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European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) at 30: Much has been achieved, but there is still more to do

At the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS), the European Journal of Oncology Nursing published an editorial on the developments that European cancer nursing has achieved since 1984, but also on the remaining challenges. 

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A new President for the ARC Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Fondation ARC pour la Recherche sur le Cancer (ARC Foundation for Cancer Research) unanimously appointed a new President on 30 October. 

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From Bench to Bedside: EACR collaboration with ESMO Young Oncologists

Professor Joan Seoane, a brain cancer specialist and a member of the EACR Executive Committee, was interviewed by ecancer.tv at the 2014 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO 2014) in September. He talks about his own work on the molecular mechanisms behind brain tumours, and also explains an EACR/ESMO initiative at the Congress to bridge the gap between basic and clinical cancer research. 

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‘The Cancer Blog’ launched by ESO

10 years after their magazine Cancer World was published for the first time, The European School of Oncology recently launched its own blog. The Cancer Blog will offer a unique platform for discussion, sharing of information and better collaboration between all of the groups involved in researching, developing, regulating and evaluating new therapies and diagnostics, and in organising, planning and delivering care.

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Novel Mechanisms of Cell Migration in Cancer Research

Researchers from the University of Basel discovered novel mechanisms of cell migration by observing  immune response cells moving on 20 micrometer wide lines mimicking connective tissue. The results, published in the journal Development Cell, could help in combatting cancer metastasis and inflammation.

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Radiotherapy: international ‘attosecond’ science breakthrough

Recent research on electrons carried out by Dr Jason Greenwood from Queen’s Centre for Plasma Physics and other European academics lead to a ground breaking discovery in the field of experimental physics. It will have implications for understanding how radiotherapy kills cancer cells, among other things.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has recently released the 13th Report on Carcinogens including 243 listings of chemical, biological, and physical agents that are considered cancer hazards, for people living in the United States. Four new substances were added. 

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And so chemotherapy was born.

Last week, Naomi Elster, a scientist researching for a PhD in cancer medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons, published a three-part series on chemotherapy in the Guardian newspaper.

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Tumours might grow faster at night

Could night time favour cancer enlargement and its spread in the body, and could adapted body-cycle treatments improve their efficiency?

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Cancer Core Europe: a first step towards a virtual cancer institute in Europe?

Professors Julio Celis and Ulrik Ringborg's article in Molecular Oncology this month gives the background on steps taken since 2002 towards effective coordination of cancer research across Europe. The long-term goal is to create a “virtual European Cancer Institute” that combines the resources and expertise of cancer centres across Europe in order to turn basic discoveries into effective outcomes for patients.

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Find a selection of recent cancer-related articles on Oncology Pro portal

Oncology Pro, ESMO's educational portal for oncologists, has dedicated a section of its website to recent cancer-related articles published in medical journals. 

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Online collaboration: Scientists and the social network

Giant academic social networks have taken off to a degree that no one expected even a few years ago. A Nature survey explores why.

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New publication from BIG (Breast International Group) on research

In September, BIG (Breast International Group) launched a publication aiming to address key and timely breast cancer research themes in depth. The publication aims to improve the understanding of issues that are relevant to the breast cancer research community.

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Applications now open for the UICC Yamagiwa Yoshida Memorial International Study Grants

The Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants (YY) are a 3 month fellowship, of a value of USD 10,000 providing an important opportunity to advance cancer research through international collaboration. 

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Call For Applications - 43rd ARC Foundation Léopold Griffuel Award

Created in 1970, the ARC Foundation Léopold Griffuel Award is the most prestigious international prize dedicated exclusively to cancer research. For an amount of € 150,000, including € 25,000 for each laureate, this award seeks to promote and encourage further scientific projects.

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Clinical trials: clearer rules, better protection for patients

Pharmaceutical companies and academic researchers will have to post the results of all their European clinical trials in a publicly-accessible database, under a draft law already informally agreed with EU ministers and passed by Parliament in April. The law also facilitates cross-border cooperation to make clinical trials larger, more viable and more reliable, which should in turn boost efforts to develop special treatments, e.g. for rare diseases.

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Read the SIOP-Europe agenda on the challenges for children and adolescents with cancer

The European Society for Paediatric Oncology, a fellow founding member of ECCO, recently released their policy paper on the challenges for children and adolescents with cancer in Europe. 6,000 young people die of cancer yearly in Europe and many more are survivors of childhood cancer.

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Why is basic cancer research essential? Read EACR's position paper on basic research and the development of personalised medicine.

Professors Carlos Caldas and Yosef Yarden recently wrote a position paper on the behalf of the EACR, which was published in the European Journal of Cancer (EJC). It describes the "irreplaceable leading role" of basic research in the future of cancer therapy, and how allocating resources to basic studies could be the key to unlocking new achievements in personalised treatment.

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Shaping science policy in Europe: a must-read article

It is important for European scientists at all levels to be engaged about science policy and the organisations, programmes and strategies that affect how scientific research is carried out in Europe. EACR Past President Julio Celis has written a special article with José Mariano Gago entitled ‘Shaping science policy in Europe’, to be published in Molecular Oncology, Volume 8, Issue 3.

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Swiss Bridge Award 2014 - Call for Applications

Swiss Bridge is a private foundation associated with the Swiss Cancer League, the Swiss Cancer Research foundation and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and supports high-quality cancer research in Europe.

Investigators from academic and cancer research institutions in Europe are invited to submit a note of intent for a new cancer research project on or before 30 April, 2014

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EACR member Simone Fulda wins the prestigious 2014 Cancer Research Award in Translational Research

Professor Simone Fulda, a paediatrician and cancer researcher working in the German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research (DKTK) of the University Cancer Center (UCT), University Hospital Frankfurt, has been honoured with the 2014 Cancer Research Award in the category “Translational Research."

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WHO releases World Cancer Report 2014: Indicates a 70% increase over next 20 years in worldwide cancer cases

On World Cancer Day 2014, a new global cancer report compiled by UN Agency, The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) shows that as a single entity, cancer is the biggest cause of mortality worldwide with an estimated 8.2 million deaths from cancer in 2012.

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Nobel Prize winner Randy Schekman declares boycott on Nature, Cell and Science

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Call for Proposals on Translational research on tertiary prevention in cancer patients

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IMI 11th Call for proposals: Blood-based biomarker assays for personalised tumour therapy

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EMA Consultation: Second draft public statement on the use of herbal medicinal products containing toxic, unsaturated pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs)

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The third Joint Transnational Call for Proposals (JTC 2013) will be launched in December 2013

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AACR accepts nominations for three of its Scientific Achievement Awards

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Two EACR Members Awarded the Dr. Josef Steiner Cancer Research Award

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AACR Cancer Progress Report 2013

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Live panel discussions direct from European Cancer Congress 2013

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Call for nominations: Pezcoller Foundation - EACR Cancer Researcher Award (lecture)

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Carcinogenesis Awards: final call for nominations

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Call to Action: San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)

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Cancerworld interview with Agnès Buzyn

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Record level of abstract submissions for the European Cancer Congress

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Join OncologyEducation.com for free as an oncology professional

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Cancer Research UK announces the opening of its Research Travel Awards for postdocs

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ARC Foundation Léopold Griffuel Award opens with a prize of €150,000

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EACR Council Elections 2013 - Results Announced

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Cancer Policy and Horizon 2020: EACR and ECCO

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Cancer Policy: a European Council for Health Research (EuCHR)

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EACR Council Elections 2013

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EAPM statement: Keeping research alive in the EU multiannual financial framework negotiations

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Forensic cancer treatment: Personalised drugs therapy becoming a reality with hopes for improvement in survival rates

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IMI’s 8th Call for Proposals

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EACR member wins Pierre-Fabre CIFU Award 2012

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An Open Access Future? Report from the European Science Foundation’s EMRC

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Important message on cuts to research funding

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New Travel Fellowships application schedule

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Breast cancer research funding opportunities from Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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The “Living Longer, Better” Conference report on chronic diseases

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New Impact Factor for EJC, EACR's official journal

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World Cancer Research Fund International Grant Applications Announcement

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EACR is delighted to welcome QIAGEN as the newest Sustaining Member of EACR

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OECI Newsletter and message from OECI President Wim van Harten

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European Association for Cancer Research (EACR): General Assembly

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EJCMO: Clinical Debate Series: Emerging Evidence in Treating Patients with Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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European Council for Health Research (EuCHR): Concept Paper produced

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European Council for Health Research (EuCHR) Concept Paper: Your Opinion Counts

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WCRF International Request for Application (RFA) Programme

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Seve Ballesteros Foundation Symposium on Brain Cancer: Pre-Congress Symposia EACR-22, Barcelona

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41st Léopold Griffuel Award - Nominations now open

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Gender in Science: Please support action by signing the manifesto

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EJCMO.tv resources from ASH 2011 and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS)

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PRESS RELEASE: Springer launches interdisciplinary open access journal SpringerPlus

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Launch of TRANSCAN First Joint Transnational Call for Proposals

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Cooperation and coordination in European cancer research: EACR views

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BACR/AstraZeneca Young Scientist Frank Rose Award: Dr Dimitry Pshezhetskiy

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Calls for a European Council for Health Research, 01 December 2011

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EJC Launches iPad App

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EJC: Pick of the Papers – Seven Key Papers for our Readers to Download

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MedImmune Announces Winners of European Cancer Research Abstract Competition

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2nd EACR-OECI Joint Training Course 'Molecular Pathology approach to cancer'

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The Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Cancer Researcher Award (lecture)

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Cancer Research UK's Research Travel Award: Deadline 30th November

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On the Horizon: Europe's next round of science funding, Molecular Oncology XXX (2011_ 1-4)

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Skin cancer expert to lead Manchester's Paterson Institute

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Call for Abstracts in Oncology: Tumor Microenvironment

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Julio Celis: bridging science and politics

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Coming Soon! EJC to Launch iPad App at ECCO

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INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF NURSES IN CANCER CARE (ISNCC) 2012 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

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Oncopolicy Forum 2011: Health Inequalities, 26-27 September 2011, Stockholm, Sweden

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Informa Healthcare offers 20% discount for EACR Members

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EACR is pleased to announce the launch of ecancerHub.eu

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EMA Consultation: Reflection paper on methodological issues associated with pharmacogenomic biomarkers in relation to clinical development and patient selection

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European Journal of Cancer (EJC) goes digital - View the July 2011 edition

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The Victorian Branch of the Australian Epigenetic Alliance (www.epialliance.org.au) invites you to a one-day scientific meeting

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The Eleventh International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC-11), 10th –13th October 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark

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World Cancer Research Fund International: Grant Applications Announcement

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Preview of the EACR-22 Advance Scientific Programme: EACR-22 'From Basic Research to Personalised Cancer Treatment'

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EACR Meeting: Cell Death in Cancer, 26th - 28th January 2012, Amsterdam

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Cancer Research UK’s new investigator awards

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Press Release: Lung cancer expert wins lifetime achievement award

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Vall d´Hebron Institute of Oncology´s (VHIO) translational research model: an interview with Joan Seoane

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EMA's second stakeholder forum on the implementation of the new 2010 pharmacovigilance legislation

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ECCO President's Interview with European Journal of Cancer on Biomed Alliance

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PREDECT: a powerful new European Consortium addressing novel laboratory models for cancer target validation

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CRUK Research Bursaries for clinicians and professions allied to Medicine

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The GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists

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TRAIN announces the launch of the first call in the postdoc programme for internationalisation with support from the Marie Curie COFUND action

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Apply now for a Breast Cancer Campaign project grant or PhD studentship

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Oxford University Press is pleased to invite nominations for the seventh biennial Carcinogenesis Awards

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Cancer Research UK’s Research Travel Award - Latest Awardees

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Cancer Research UK’s Research Travel Award - Next application deadline is the 30th June 2011

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nhsnetworks: Sexual Rehabilitation after Cancer

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2011 GSK Oncology Ethnic Research Initiative (GSK ERI) Research Grant

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The ARC Leopold Griffuel Prize

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EACR Members invited to express an interest in the Independent Expert Evaluation Panel of Train

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New EACR website launched

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EACR Council: Election results announced

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EACR22: Early Speaker Confirmations

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2011 EACR Cancer Researcher Award Lecture

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EACR Council: Elections and changes in Council composition

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EACR Council: Nominations are invited for seats on the EACR Council

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2011 Membership Fees: Increase in Annual Fees

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MedImmune Announces Winners of European Cancer Research Abstract Competition

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Cancer Research and the EACR

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European Journal of Cancer (EJC)

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European Medicines Agency

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Information on the new NCRI Guidelines for the Welfare and Use of Animals in Cancer Research

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EACR-21 Closing Ceremony Video Highlights

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e-news bulletin, SPAM filters and Junk Mail

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2010 EACR Award winners announced

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Swiss Bridge Award 2010

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The European Medicines Agency Road Map to 2015: the Agency's contribution to Science, Medicines, Health

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New Online Portal For Cancer Researchers Unveiled - ONIX

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BACR / EACR Summer Symposia: Award Winners

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Lung Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunity (LCRP)

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Turning the Stockholm Declaration into reality: Creating a world-class infrastructure for cancer research in Europe

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EACR offers its congratulations to Professor Harald zur Hausen, a winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine

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EACR-20 Conference highly valued by participants

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Award for excellent research to EACR President Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale

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