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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 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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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

Active

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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Apr 2018 - Sep 2021

Biomarkers of progression from Barrett’s oesophagus to oesophageal adenocarcinoma

Cancer Type

Oesophageal

Supervisor

Dr Hani Alastal

Research Type

Early Detection, Diagnosis and Prognosis

Status

Active

Funding Type

iGrant

Location

South Wales

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Apr 2018 - Sep 2021

Oral chemotherapy management in the home: an exploratory case study of treatment adherence in people with cancer living in the Valleys of South East Wales

Student

Abdi Ali

Cancer Type

All

Supervisor

Professor Jane Hopkinson

Research Type

Cancer Control, survivorship and outcomes research

Status

Active

Funding Type

PhD

Location

Cardiff

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Oct 2018 - Oct 2022

Factors influencing engagement with new technology in bowel cancer screening and prevention

Student

Omar Ali

Cancer Type

Colorectal

Supervisor

Dr Sunil Dolwani

Research Type

Prevention

Status

Active

Funding Type

PhD

Location

Cardiff

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