Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine 2017-18

Dr Paul Edwards
Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series
Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series

All first year CRUK Cambridge Centre PhD students are required to attend the Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine series. The talks aim to give a general introduction to cancer biology and medicine and all students and staff are welcome to attend.

The lectures take place every Thursday from 9.30-10.30 in the Clinical School Lecture Theatre 2.

Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine - Lent Term 2018

Thursday 11 Jan: Dr Raj Jena, Department of Onocology and Dr Colin Watts, Department of Clinical Neuroscience CUH NHS Foundation Trust
Radiotherapy and surgery

Thursday 18 Jan: Dr Bristi Basu, Department of Oncology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Systemic anti-cancer therapy

Thursday 25 Jan: Dr Christine Parkinson, Department of Oncology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cancer Immunotherapy

Thursday 1 Feb: Dr Thankamma Ajithkumar and Dr Helen Hatcher, Department of Oncology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cancer Survivorship

Thursday 8 Feb: Dr Ferdia Gallagher, Department of Radiology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oncological imaging: introduction and non-radionuclide techniques

Thursday 15 Feb: Dr Luigi Aloj, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oncological Imaging: radionuclide techniques

Thursday 22 Feb: Prof Paul Pharoah and Dr Jamie Blundell, Early Detection Programme
Introduction to early detection and tumour development

Thursday 1 March: Prof Rebecca Fitzgerald and Dr Charlie Massie, Early Detection Programme
Biomarkers and novel tools for early detection; general principles and specific examples

Thursday 8 March: Dr Sarah Bohndiek and Dr Daniel Munoz-Espin, Early Detection Programme
Imaging techniques and novel tools for early detection and intervention

Thursday 15 March: Dr Paul Smith, AstraZeneca
Targets for drug discovery: from target validation to the clinic

Thursday 22 March: Prof Brian Huntly, Department of Haematology
Demographics, presentation, diagnosis and patient pathway of haematological malignancies


ARCHIVED Lectures in Cancer Biology and Medicine - Michaelmas Term 2017

Thursday 2 November: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
Tumour structure and nomenclature

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Thursday 9 November: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology

Overview of the core ideas in cancer research
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Thursday 16 November: Dr Paul Edwards, Emeritus Reader in Cancer Biology
The mutations that drive cancer
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Thursday 23 November: Dr Christian Frezza, MRC Cancer Unit
Cancer metabolism, a hallmark of cancer
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Thursday 30 November: Professor Brian Huntly, Department of Haematology
Cancer stem cells, evolution and heterogeneity
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Thursday 7 December: Dr Sakari Vanharanta, MRC Cancer Unit
Introduction to the biology of metastasis 
Slides from this lecture are available on request - please contact Sakari Vanharanta.

Thursday 14 December: Professor Steve Jackson, The Gurdon Institute
DNA repair: from mechanistic insights to therapeutic applications in cancer
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For details of talks up to the end of July 2018 and for last minute changes, please see the series listing on the talks.cam website.