By collaboratively bringing together international expertise, our research outputs increase capacity and capability to impact beneficially on patients diagnosed with and treated for cancer and those at risk of developing cancer.
UCLan Cancer Studies is a multidisciplinary group which promotes cancer research and teaching at UCLan in collaboration with colleagues in health and social care, healthcare industry, service users and the wider community.
We have a specific focus on ‘changing attitudes to cancer’. Our mission is to ensure that our work leads to direct benefits for cancer patients and those at risk of developing cancer. We bring together the nationally and internationally renowned research and academic interests of a range of individuals and groups from across the University.
The overall aim and vision of UCLan Cancer studies is to ensure that this research work and teaching leads to beneficial impacts on patients diagnosed with and treated for cancer and those at risk of developing cancer.
Our research falls into three main strands:
The group have brought in a number of visitors through the university’s Distinguished Visitor Programme including:
Professor Meinir Krisnasamy, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Professor Glyn Owens, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Amy Levine, Doula Program: To Accompany & Comfort, New York, USA