Researchers engaged in innovative projects around the country were honoured at the Irish Cancer Society Research Awards on Friday, February 23rd at Regent House, Trinity College Dublin. Among those to claim top honours was Dr Erin Crowley, who was awarded Research Support Staff of the Year.Read more
Dr Erin Crowley wins Research Support Staff of the Year Award at Irish Cancer Society Research Awards29 Feb 2024
New three-drug combination treatment achieves notable responses in patients with advanced HER2-negative breast cancer.14 Feb 2024
HDAC Inhibitor Plus Immunotherapy Combination Shows Promise in Advanced HER2-Negative Breast Cancer.Read more
15 Sep 2023
Bon Secours Cork Cancer Centre and the UCC Cancer Trials Group were delighted to bring clinical and research staff to the first ASCO Quality Training Program in Ireland on Friday, 15th September.
'A Night on the Plaza' fundraiser in aid of Cancer Research @UCC will take place on Friday 21st July17 Jul 2023
Tickets are now on sale for the much-anticipated Night on the Plaza concert, taking place on Friday 21 July 2023.
UCC General Services, working with UCC Alumni and Development, present ‘A Night on the Plaza’, an open-air concert on UCC’s campus, celebrating the music and legacy of The Eagles with Dezperado, in aid of Cancer Research at UCC. Hosted by Elmarie Mawe (96fm), the concert will also feature rising stars Korey Power and Dylan Brickley.
03 Jul 2023
Medical graduates training in any cancer discipline in Ireland are now invited to apply for the Breakthrough Clinical Cancer Research Fellowship Programme 2024 in association with Cancer Research @UCC and the UCC Cancer Trials Group.
16 Jun 2023
We're excited to announce the opening of our #Art4Knowledge exhibition at the College of Medicine and Health's Jennings Gallery in UCC on 28th June. This exhibition will feature artworks produced by participants in our Art4Knowledge art therapy workshop series in collaboration with MTU Crawford College of Art and Design.Read more
18 May 2023
02 Feb 2023
UCC Cancer Trials Group is developing a Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Panel and we are inviting anyone with an interest to get in touch. Use your voice and contribute to patient-focused cancer research!Read more
Professor Roisin Connolly awarded a HRB Knowledge Translation Award for UCC Cancer Trials Group's Art4Knowledge Art Therapy Project22 Nov 2022
The HRB-supported UCC Cancer Trials Group is among six successful UCC projects that have received additional funding from the HRB for communication and dissemination activities, bringing scientific discoveries closer to the public. The HRB KTA programme supports researchers to work together to shape and deliver knowledge translation activities that will improve the exchange of research findings and its translation into policy and practice.Read more
15 Nov 2022
The first annual UCC Cancer Trials Group (UCC CTG) Retreat will take place on 25th November, with patients and public invited to join the afternoon lunch session.Read more
28 Oct 2022
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation has awarded research grants to 255 investigators around the world, including to Professor Roisin Connolly, the Gerald O'Sullivan Chair in Cancer Research in University College Cork and Cork University Hospital.Read more
New cancer research will help individualise treatment for patients with early-stage breast cancer to improve survival14 Sep 2022
New research at Cancer Research @UCC, funded by Breakthrough Cancer Research, aims to advance the personalisation of treatment for patients with early-stage breast cancer.
“Our goal is to help improve treatment decision-making for an individual patient with breast cancer, meaning that certain patients could avoid receiving toxic and futile therapies, while other patients could be directed towards a more intensive approach in order to maximise their cancer outcome and improve survival rates.” Dr Maeve Hennessy, Breakthrough Clinical Cancer Research FellowRead more
16 Jun 2022
A new €300,000 Irish Cancer Society research project based at Cork University Hospital (CUH) and supported by the UCC Cancer Trials Group will trial new methods to help make crucial improvements to quality of life for men facing devastating cancer diagnoses.Read more
Precision Oncology Ireland: Irish university, cancer charity and industry sectors join forces to improve cancer patient outcomes05 Jan 2021
For the first time ever, Ireland’s six main cancer charities have come together with government and industry to help fund a joint university precision medicine programme. Professor Mark Tangney, Principal Investigator in Cancer Research @UCC, explains why.