Our research structure

The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre is one of seven CRUK Centres across the UK. We are a vital research hub drawing together expertise, encouraging collaborative research, and bridging the gap between innovative laboratory work and patient benefit. The combination of scientific excellence across a range of disciplines within the University, the high concentration of world-class biomedical laboratories across Cambridge, and the high quality of clinical practice at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Royal Papworth Hospital ensures we are driving innovative cancer research to improve outcomes for patients.

Research Programmes
The Centre combines world-class science and technology with excellent patient care to pioneer new ways to prevent, detect, and treat cancer. Our research is aligned to 10 cross-disciplinary programmes.
Research Programmes
Virtual and Physical Institutes
We have three Virtual Institutes (Brain Cancer, Precision Breast Cancer and Integrated Cancer Medicine) and work closely with our four Affiliated Physical Institutes.
Virtual and Physical Institutes
Collaborations
Cambridge is a hub for innovation and enterprise forming many national and international collaborations and networks for our scientific and clinical programmes.
Collaborations