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About us

Our staff have been chosen for their expertise within their field. They are career scientists who will be here for as long it takes us to crack the cancer code.

Our aim is to save lives and speed recovery by improving the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
In 2008, the John and Lucille van Geest Foundation endowed Nottingham Trent University with a research grant of £8 million to establish a dedicated cancer research facility.

Our purpose-built premise opened in 2010 on Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton campus, Nottingham and allowed us to focus on two key approaches to the treatment of patients with cancer.

  • Improving the diagnosis and management of breast and prostate cancers.
  • Developing effective vaccines and immunotherapies that will significantly improve the survival rates and quality of life for cancer sufferers.

Our research depends solely on donations, and as our overheads are covered by Nottingham Trent University, 100% of donations go to life-saving cancer research.

Our team of dedicated and world class scientists work with state-of-the art equipment and facilities; enabling us to successfully meet the significant challenges of modern day cancer research.

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John van Geest Cancer Research Centre
+44 (0)115 848 6342