Delivering Precision Cancer Medicine For All

By Creating A World-Class Research Facility

And Driving Scientific Innovation Into Clinical Care

Together we are beating cancer

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre is a translational research centre that delivers world-leading research across six cross-cutting research themes – from developing novel radiotherapy and experimental cancer medicines, to driving early detection and biomarker sciences into the clinic.

Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre to receive £8.5m boost for clinician scientist training

The Clinical Academic Training Programme will invest £58.7m at nine research centres including the Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre in partnership with the Christie NHS Foundation and The University of Manchester and The University of Leeds.

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The Christie Paterson Cancer Research Centre Completes

Following a devastating fire which caused significant damage to The Paterson Building in 2017, building work on the new facility that will house researchers from the CRUK Manchester Institute, The Christie and University of Manchester has completed.

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Events and Seminars

Discover the seminars, lectures, workshops and conferences being organised by the teams at the CRUK Manchester Centre, RadNet Manchester and ACED Manchester.


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Discover more about the postgraduate cancer research opportunities we provide and see why Manchester is the ideal place to start the next phase of your cancer research academic career.


We prioritise research across six research themes, underpinned by strategic resources and core scientific services leveraged from across our various strategic partners.


Find out how we engage with our research community, the public and people affected by cancer.


Discover more about the Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre, including how we are delivering on our vision of Cancer Precision for All.

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Discover the Radiation Research Unit, in collaboration with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, helping to develop new clinical treatments in radiation oncology.

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Explore how Manchester is driving innovation in cancer early detection as part of a £55M international alliance established to help detect cancer sooner.

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