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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Interactive Cancer Risk Matrix: a masterclass in effective data presentation

The study of what causes and prevents cancer can be a complex minefield of conflicting research, interpretation and opinion. There are countless lifestyle and...
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News Summary: ethical reporting of research, indexing preprints, rare cancers

Does a 'publish or perish' ethos affect the ethical reporting of research? Several publications in recent years have suggested that published scientific findings can be...

EACR25 Congress Abstracts now online

The EACR25 Congress is over. We welcomed 1781 participants to Amsterdam for 4 days of fantastic lectures, scientific posters and discussion on the very...
Leukemia Inhibitory Factor conference 2018

“LIF As We Know It”: a new conference on Leukemia Inhibitory Factor

There are few things more exciting than being the very first to do something. So we were delighted to organise the first international meeting on...
CRUK Grand Challenge 2018

3 EACR members shortlisted for CRUK Grand Challenge

Eight new Grand Challenges were set and multidisciplinary teams from across the world were invited to suggest bold, novel approaches to tackle them. After receiving 134 applications from...
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Sjöberg Prize Winners 2018

What is the Sjöberg Prize? Based on a donation from the late businessman Bengt Sjöberg, the Sjöberg Prize is awarded annually to researchers who have...
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‘Scooped’ research welcome at PLOS Biology

Have you ever been ready to publish your exciting, potentially groundbreaking new piece of research based on many months of hard work - only...

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Share your EACR photos using #EACR or tag us @helloeacr. You can also help us celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2018 by sharing your...

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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...