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Meet our Superhero Maria!

Maria Maccallum, from IT Services at the University of Warwick, will be competing as a 'sidekick' in August's Superhero Triathlon, raising funds for cancer research at the same time. This triathlon is a world first: she will be powering her superhero son around the entire course - towing him in a kayak in the water, pulling him in the bike event and pushing him for the run section. What a hero!

Fri 18 Aug 2017, 16:08 | Tags: feature-01

Thousands donated to cancer research at the University of Warwick

This week former Lord Mayor of Coventry Cllr Lindsley Harvard handed over £8,500 to the University of Warwick Cancer Research Centre which was raised by a number of fundraising events throughout the year and by local groups and individuals also showed their support for the charities with sponsored events, collections and donations.

Charlotte Maytum, Community Fundraiser at the Warwick Cancer Research Centre, said: “We will use some of the funds raised by the Lord Mayor to develop a new approach to the diagnosis of ovarian cancer, particularly focusing on understanding the development of drug-resistant disease.

Fri 07 Jul 2017, 11:50 | Tags: feature-01

#TeamWarwickUni Fastest team in the 2017 Two Castles!

Well done to the #TeamWarwickUni runners in Sunday's Two Castles run!  Staff and friends joined the 4000 runners to complete the hilly course, and to top it off our fastest four runners led to our team being named fastest team overall

Tue 13 Jun 2017, 10:48 | Tags: feature-01

Improving Accuracy in Grading Cancers:

Warwick Medical School, Coventry

On Wednesday 26th April, members of the local community were invited into the Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Warwick, for an open evening with researchers at the forefront of pioneering research into cancer treatment. Guests were welcomed by Professor Lawrence Young, Director of the Warwick Cancer Research Centre, Professor David Snead, an expert pathologist, and Professor in Computer Science, Nasir Rajpoot. Each presented their impressive areas of study before an exclusive laboratory tour, where guests were given a chance to take a look at the technology for themselves, to see where this life-saving research is conducted.

Thu 26 Jan 2017, 08:49 | Tags: feature-01

Reducing symptoms like hair-loss

"Hair loss is such an important and key factor in psychological care and emotional care as well as the treatment care."

Tue 26 Apr 2016, 13:21 | Tags: feature-09

We're fighting cancer - are you in?

Did you know we do cancer research right here on your doorstep?

We're Coventry and Warwickshire's only cancer research centre, and we need your support to get further, faster. Find out more about what we do and get involved today!

Fri 15 Apr 2016, 10:42

News and events

We were the Coventry Lord Mayor's Charity of the Year 2016-17 and we're looking for other businesses and organisations to partner with us to help spread the word about cancer research.

Wed 10 Feb 2016, 10:14 | Tags: feature-03

What do your donations do?

Clinicians, chemists, mathematicians and you: working together to fight cancer.

Wed 10 Feb 2016, 10:09 | Tags: feature-04

Inventing new nano-technology delivery systems

"Esentially we programme them to activate when they find cancer cells."

Tue 24 Mar 2015, 14:21 | Tags: feature-07

Get involved

Could you fundraise for us and help spread the word about our cancer research? Do you fancy a personal challenge, fundraising in your school or work place, or joining in with one of our events this year?

Download your Fundraising Pack today or email

Tue 24 Mar 2015, 14:21 | Tags: feature-05