About us

Researchers in the Centre for Women’s Cancer are dedicated to the prevention, early detection and improved treatment of breast and gynaecological cancers. Prior to 2012, these two anatomical research groups existed independently.

Their fusion into one centre has created an area of great strength for the University of Manchester and is based on research, academic training and education. It has already fostered exciting new research strategies, in particular focussing on common stem cell and metabolic phenotypes of these tumours.

The Centre for Women's Cancer is underpinned by an outstanding faculty of academic staff, both clinical and laboratory based, working in excellent facilities across the University of Manchester and three NHS Trusts: