Research

young girl receiving vaccine

HPV Vaccines: A Triumph in Cancer Prevention Unveiled by Scotland’s Cervical Cancer Report relevant for Head and Neck Cancer

By Barbara Fountain / January 29, 2024

In the ongoing battle against human papillomavirus (HPV) and its associated cancers, a recent report by Public Health Scotland has unveiled a monumental success story. The report, supported by the…

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PHD researcher Leah Ambler in the lab

Paving the Way for Breakthroughs in Oral Cancer Research

By Barbara Fountain / January 29, 2024

In the relentless pursuit of advancing our understanding and treatment of Oral cancer, Oracle Cancer Trust played a pivotal role in funding a groundbreaking research project led by Leah Ambler,…

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Meet the Researcher: Charleen Chan

By Barbara Fountain / January 24, 2024

In 2023 Oracle Cancer Trust awarded Charleen Chan, Institute of Cancer Research, funding for her research project “Dynamics of T-cell-driven immune responses to radiotherapy and immunotherapy in a HPV16- positive…

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Curenetics Joins Forces with Queen Mary University London and Oracle Cancer Trust

By tamara / October 6, 2023

Curenetics Joins Forces with Queen Mary University London & Oracle Cancer Trust in Revolutionary AI-Enabled Oral Cancer Test- qMIDS Supported by NIHR Curenetics, Queen Mary University London (QMUL),  Oracle Cancer…

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10th Annual National Head and Neck oncology meeting

By tamara / October 6, 2023

Friday 15th September saw the 10th annual National Head and Neck Oncology meeting take place in York, chaired by our very own Trustee Dr Mehmet Sen. The focus of this…

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Medical experts and researchers team up to highlight increase in head and neck cancer

By Barbara Fountain / August 3, 2023

Experts from the University of Derby, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB) and University Hospitals Leicester have joined forces to raise awareness of head and neck cancer. The teams,…

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man standing in front of mirror gently lifting his lips with his fingers to inspect his gums

The self-check that could save your life

By Barbara Fountain / July 27, 2023

Dr Elizabeth Marsh, Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Derby,explains how a simple self-screening check could help catch head and neck cancer early. Today (27…

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Peter Rhys-Evans Scholarship recipient reports back from ESTRO in Amman, Jordan 2023

By Barbara Fountain / July 25, 2023

Sameena Hassan, a FRCS Plastic Surgeon on the GMC specialist register since 2021, was one of three recipients of the inaugural Peter Rhys-Evans Scholarship. Here she shares what the opportunity…

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Researchers launch project to help reduce Head and Neck cancer inequalities

By tamara / March 22, 2023

A group of leading researchers are set to investigate why people living in certain parts of the country have some of the worst survival rates of Head and Neck cancers,…

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Calling for volunteers

By tamara / February 4, 2023

Have you had a diagnosis of Head and Neck cancer and would like to help improve the understanding of emotional distress after treatments? University of Liverpool are conducting research into…

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