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Cancer / Oncology (primary care) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  (MCRC Clinical) Urinary HPV testing for cervical cancer screening
  Prof E Crosbie, Prof T Walsh
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Background. Cervical cancer is caused by chronic infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). Cervical screening tests for HPV in cells collected from the cervix using a soft brush.
  (MCRC Clinical) Creating and annotating a digital pathology atlas for primary and metastatic PDA
  Dr C Jorgensen, Dr G Brady, Prof J W Valle
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Project summary. Creating and annotating a digital pathology atlas for primary and metastatic PDA. Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDA) is a dismal disease with late detection, limited treatment option and poor outcome.
  (MCRC Clinical) Developing circulating and imaging biomarkers towards personalised radiotherapy in lung cancer
  Prof C Faivre-Finn, Dr G Price, Prof C Dive
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Project summary. Approximately a third of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer cases are locally-advanced (LA-NSCLC) at presentation (~13,000 pts a year in the UK) with the majority being unsuitable for curative surgery.
  (MCRC Clinical) Investigating the requirement for MOZ and its HAT activity, in human AMLs
  Prof G Lacaud, Dr T Somervaille, Dr M Maqbool
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Project summary. Treatments for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) have not dramatically changed, or improved, for the last 30 years. The current treatments are very debilitating, associated with high morbidity and inappropriate for a large fraction of patients.
  Understanding the health behaviour behind GP help-seeking with potential cancer symptoms.
  Prof P Murchie, Dr D Powell, Dr R Vieira
Applications accepted all year round

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1. Background to the project.
  (MCRC Clinical) Investigating resistance to G12C inhibitors in KRAS G12C mutant non-small-cell lung cancer
  Dr A Malliri, Dr Colin Lindsay
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Project summary. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, accounting for approximately 20% of cancer mortality.
  (MCRC Clinical) Modelling the impact on costs and outcomes on enhancing early detection in lung and colorectal cancers
  Prof A Renehan, Prof K Payne, Dr M Sperrin, Dr G P Martin
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Background. Cancer early detection (ED) and cancer health economics are key MRCR themes and central to the successful CRUK Manchester MERCADO award (includes Renehan & Payne).
  Wellcome Trust Integrated Molecular, Cellular and Translational Biology PhD Training Programme

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The Wellcome Trust Integrated molecular, cellular and translational biology programme combines scientific excellence with a commitment to improving the working environment and transition support for trainees.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Health Sciences

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Through interdisciplinary and international collaboration, we deliver high quality impact- focused research that informs health and healthcare policy and influences practice.
  Co-morbidity in people living with and beyond cancer
  Prof S Taylor, Dr D Ullah, Prof C Chelala
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Around 2.5 million people in the UK are currently living with and beyond cancer (sometimes referred to as “cancer survivors”) and this number will rise to 4 million by 2020.
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