Actions and Detail Panel
Biomedical Research Centre Cancer meeting
Tue 25 October 2016, 12:00 – 13:00 BST
Town Hall meeting to discuss plans around the cancer sub-themes for the next five years-
•Improving therapeutic index in non-chemotherapy cancer treatments- encompassing proton beam therapy (PBT) and optimisation of its delivery, and the use of state of the art imaging to improve both radiotherapy and surgical therapies.
•Tumour heterogeneity- Optimising new targeted drug therapy, by improving our understanding of tumour cell biology, particularly tumour heterogeneity and the development of drug resistance.
•Cancer Immunotherapy- Optimising the immunotherapy of cancer to cure more patients with difficult to treat cancers.