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We've funded life saving research projects for over 50 years.

We fund projects that are different, innovative, and have real benefits for cancer patients and their loved ones around the world. Have a look at some of the research projects we are currently funding.

Oct 2010 - Apr 2022

Economic evaluation of endoscopic ultrasound in gastro-oesophageal cancer staging: Exploring novel methodology in QALY estimations alongside clinical trials in the UK

Student

Seow Tien Yeo

Cancer Type

All

Supervisor

Professor Rhiannon Tudor-Edwards

Research Type

Cancer Control, survivorship and outcomes research

Status

Complete

Funding Type

PhD

Location

Bangor

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Oct 2015 - Mar 2022

Androgens - CHOice of Intermittent vs Continual– Prostate Cancer (A CHOICe-PC)

Student

Nafees Din

Cancer Type

Prostate

Supervisor

Professor Clare Wilkinson

Research Type

Cancer Control, survivorship and outcomes research

Status

Active

Funding Type

PhD

Location

North Wales

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Apr 2016 - Sep 2018

The effect of choir singing on psychological and immune responses of cancer patients, carers and staff

Cancer Type

All

Supervisor

Dr Daisy Fancourt

Research Type

Cancer Control, survivorship and outcomes research

Status

Complete

Funding Type

iGrant

Location

London

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Jul 2016 - Dec 2017

A randomised feasibility study of a behavioural intervention to reduce fatigue in women undergoing radiotherapy for curable breast cancer

Student

Dr Nick Courtier, Cardiff University

Cancer Type

Breast

Research Type

Cancer Control, survivorship and outcomes research

Status

Complete

Funding Type

iGrant

Location

Cardiff

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Apr 2017 - Apr 2018

Pragmatic Development of a tool to help men report Genitourinary Cancer-related Lymphoedema

Cancer Type

Genito-urinary

Supervisor

Dr Melanie Thomas

Research Type

Cancer Control, survivorship and outcomes research

Status

Complete

Funding Type

iGrant

Location

Swansea

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Oct 2017 - Sep 2021

Lay referral in the early diagnosis of cancer

Student

Emma Campbell

Cancer Type

Prostate

Supervisor

Professor Val Morrison

Research Type

Early Detection, Diagnosis and Prognosis

Status

Complete

Funding Type

PhD

Location

Cardiff

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Nov 2017 - Jun 2021

Exploiting DNA repair defects found in cancer cells for treatment with topoisomerase poisons and nucleoside analogues

Student

Martina Salerno

Cancer Type

All

Supervisor

Dr Edgar Hartsuiker

Research Type

Treatment

Status

Complete

Funding Type

PhD

Location

North Wales

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Jan 2018 - Oct 2021

Community based Point of care (PoC) white cell count testing to improve pathways for cancer patients with sepsis whilst receiving chemotherapy: a pilot study

Cancer Type

All

Supervisor

Dr Richard Adams

Research Type

Early Detection, Diagnosis and Prognosis

Status

Active

Funding Type

iGrant

Location

Cardiff

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Jan 2018 - Mar 2022

A Drosophila in vivo platform for the identification of radiation sensitivity biomarkers

Student

Terrence Trinca

Cancer Type

All

Supervisor

Dr Wynand Van Des Goes Van Naters

Research Type

Early Detection, Diagnosis and Prognosis

Status

Active

Funding Type

PhD

Location

Cardiff

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Jan 2018 - Oct 2021

Delineating how PI3K/PTEN oncogenic signalling contributes to prostate cancer

Student

Manisha Dass

Cancer Type

Prostate

Supervisor

Dr Helen Pearson

Research Type

Biology

Status

Complete

Funding Type

PhD

Location

Cardiff

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Feb 2018 - Jan 2022

The Psychosocial Cancer Evaluation Toolkit: developing a tailored evaluation protocol and research outcome database for the evaluation of cancer support and prevention initiatives.

Student

Zoe Cooke

Cancer Type

All

Supervisor

Dr Ceri Phelps

Research Type

Cancer Control, survivorship and outcomes research

Status

Active

Funding Type

PhD

Location

Cardiff

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Apr 2018 - Apr 2022

Can PocketMedic improve patient experience & resource utilisation in radiotherapy treatment planning?

Cancer Type

All

Supervisor

Dr Russell Banner

Research Type

Cancer Control, survivorship and outcomes research

Status

Active

Funding Type

iGrant

Location

Swansea

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