• The Stolen Cells Of Henrietta Lacks

    Sarvenaz Hosseini          Would you want your cells to live on beyond your death without your consent? How would your children and grandchildren feel knowing bits of you are in labs all over the world without you or them having a say? Studied and examined. Your...
  • Increased Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

    Prostate cancer has become the most commonly diagnosed cancer, according to provisional figures by Public Health England (PHE). This means the disease has overtaken breast cancer in the most commonly diagnosed cancer in England. In 2018, there were 316,680 cancers diagnosed – the same as 868 cases a day....
  • Impact Campaign fundraising target extended to £200 million

    After meeting its £150 million fundraising target a year ahead of schedule, The University of Nottingham’s (UoN) fundraising initiative, Impact: The Nottingham Campaign, has now extended this target to £200 million. The campaign is the biggest fundraising initiative run by UoN and by July 2017 the University hopes to raise...
  • The 100,000 Project

    The result of decades of intensive research into the causes of cancer has started to come to fruition in the last few years. In 2009, on publication of the first complete genome of a cancer cell, it became clear that no two cancers of any class or location were...