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Research

Current iGrants


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We fund research that highlights or meets the needs of cancer patients and their families, including cancer prevention research.

Our Innovation Grants (now called iGrants) are more than just innovation. We’d also support projects that implement great ideas, involve patients and public, influence policy and practice, and invest in the future. 

You can view our completed iGrant projects here.

2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

 

2019

The effects of trastuzumab treatment on cardiotoxicity in patients with breast cancer: a prospective study

Dr Aamer Sandoo, Bangor University
Start date: 
January 2019
Duration: 
12 months
Funding amount: 
£12,858

2018

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

Dr Richard Adams, Cardiff University, Velindre Cancer Centre, Wales Cancer Trials Unit
Start date: January 2018
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £30,000

 

KeepYouSafe: a Cancer Care Checklist application

Dr Christian Subbe, Bangor University
Start date: April 2018
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £29,670

 

Biomarkers of progression from Barrett's oesophagus to oesophageal adenocarcinoma

Dr Hani Alastal, University of South Wales
Start date: April 2018
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £29,966

 

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

Dr Russell Banner, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB
Start date: April 2018
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £30,000

 

Development of a brief decision aid to present the benefits and risks of Aspirin as a preventive strategy for bowel cancer to members of the public who are eligible for screening

Dr Stephanie Smits & Dr Sunil Dolwani, Cardiff University
Start date: May 2018
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £28,782

 

CLOSE-IT: CLOsurE of Ileostomy Timing. An audit of the variation in timing of ileostomy closure after anterior resection for rectal cancer 

Mrs Julie Cornish, Cwm Taf UHB
Start date: April 2018
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £20,000

 

Overcoming eating difficulties during chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatment 

Professor Jane Hopkinson, Cardiff University
Start date: July 2018
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £29,924

 

Cancer prevention among Gypsies, Roma and Travellers: a participatory action research project

Professor Louise Condon, Swansea University
Start date: June 2018
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £29,924

 

 

2017

The Challenges of Cancer and Disability Study (CoCaDS)

Dr Dikaios Sakellariou, Cardiff University
Start date: 
June 2017
Duration: 
18 months
Funding amount: 
£26,342

The Empower Project: evaluating a patient designed tool to reduce harm from cancer-associated thrombosis

Professor Simon Noble, Cardiff University
Start date: 
April 2017
Duration: 
24 months
Funding amount: 
£29,963

Factors influencing patient choice of bladder reconstruction following radical cystectomy

Professor Phil Reed, Swansea University
Start date: April 2017
Duration: 16 months
Funding amount: £29,963

PARiS (Physiotherapy and Anterior Resection Syndrome)

Mrs Julie Cornish, Cwm Taf University Health Board
Start date: May 2017
Duration: 16 months
Funding amount: £27,767

Optimised and Equitable care for Welsh Cancer Patients undergoing emergency surgery

Dr Rachael Barlow, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Start date: March 2017
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £30,000

The perception of palliative patients towards new technologies for disseminated intraperitoneal malignancy

Mrs Julie Cornish, Cwm Taf UHB
Start date: July 2017
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £27,102

Nutrition and Food Safety intervention

Dr Ellen Evans, Cardiff Metropolitan University (Joint funded with SEWAHSP)
Start date: September 2017
Duration: 12 months
Funding amount: £16,095

2016

The human cost of cancer: addressing physical, emotional & financial implications of facing cancer when living alone

Dr Sofia Vougioukalou, Cardiff University
Start date: December 2016 (Extended to June 2018)
Funding amount: £29,700

2015

An exploratory study of the ability of F-FDG PET to predict response to palliative chemotherapy in patients with poor-prognosis, recurrent/metastatic head and neck cancer

Professor John Chester, Cardiff University
Start date: April 2015 (Extended to December 2018)
Funded amount: £29,870

Evaluation of risk factors associated with the development of endometrial cancer in patients taking Tamoxifen

Dr Lavinia Margarit, Princess of Wales Hospital and Swansea University
Start date: April 2015 (Extended to May 2018)
Funded amount: £30,000

An investigation into contemporary factors influencing the outcome of multidisciplinary stage directed treatment of pancreatic cancer

Dr Nicholas Mowbray, Singleton Hospital (Supported by Amser Justin Time)
Start date: March 2015 (Extended to March 2019)
Funded amount: £8,496