A role for aspirin after bowel cancer surgery

Our PhD student, Danny Legge, is investigating a possible role for aspirin to improve how patients respond to the treatment they receive after surgery.Read more

Targeting areas of low oxygen in bowel tumours

Our PhD student, Hannah Bolland, is examining areas of tumours that are low in oxygen because these are hard to treat and so more dangerous.Read more

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for rectal cancer staging

Scanning for rectal cancer using CT and MRI cannot identify spread in areas such as lymph nodes and blood vessels, can we develop this?Read more

Harnessing cell competition to treat bowel cancer

Can we help normal cells to win the cell competition with cancer cells? At each stage of development cancer cells compete with their neighbours for survival.Read more

Targeting APC loss to treat bowel cancer

Our PhD student, Hannah Shailes, aims to pinpoint new therapies by researching a mutation in the gene Adenomatis Polyposis Coli (APC).Read more

Understanding survival in advanced bowel cancer

Some people with advanced bowel cancer respond very well to treatment. Can this group hold clues to a better prognosis for everyone?Read more

Studying the microbiome to target bowel cancer

The “microbiome” refers to the trillions of bacteria that live in our colon. Recent studies have shown that this is altered in bowel cancer.Read more

The role of COMMD1 in bowel cancer

COMMD1 is a molecule that is found in our cells. Researchers believe that it may be very important in how bowel cancer develops.Read more