The Art of Besting Cancer

Where art meets science: ‘The Art of Besting Cancer’ exhibition

There is a quote attributed to Leonardo da Vinci: “Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses – especially...
Making it Personal 2018

Conference Review: Making it Personal 2018

Early in November 2018 the EACR hosted the 3rd edition of Making it Personal: Cancer Precision Medicine in the picturesque Italian town of Bergamo, our...

Retraction Watch launches public retraction database

You've probably heard of Retraction Watch, the influential research integrity blog that reports on the retraction of scientific papers, aiming to increase transparency in...
Dance Your PhD 2018

Dance Your PhD 2018

What is it? Instead of continually trying to explain your PhD to others through words, the Dance Your PhD competition is your chance to express...
Mechanisms to Therapies 2018

Conference Review: Mechanisms to Therapies 2018

October 2018 saw the EACR host a Conference Series meeting in the beautiful Spanish city of Bilbao for the very first time. The Euskalduna...
Accelerator Award

£30 million funding collaboration by leading European cancer charities

‘Team science’ across Europe gets £30 million support Accelerator Award: Key information Open to: Senior researchers at centres in the UK, Italy and Spain Research area: Translational research Next deadline: 10 January...
AACR Cancer Progress Report 2018

AACR Releases Cancer Progress Report 2018

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has just released its eighth annual AACR Cancer Progress Report 2018. Though mainly US-focused it's a good resource if you...

cOAlition S: the tipping point for European Open Access?

We all know that many funding organisations are committed to Open Access publishing. But could a new coalition, cOAlition S, finally make it a reality? 11...
Wilhelm Krek

In memoriam: Wilhelm Krek

We are sad to report that EACR member Willy Krek has died on 29 August at the age of 56, after a long illness. Krek...

News Summary: Elephant zombie gene, Thalidomide mechanism revealed

'Zombie gene' protects elephants from cancer A newly described gene that was resurrected in elephants 59 million years ago, LIF6, may take part in protecting...

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The EACR’s Top 10 Cancer Research Publications: April 2019

The EACR's Top 10 Cancer Research Publications is a regular summary of the most interesting and impactful recent papers in cancer research. It is...