ECSG news 2022

New biobank to boost research into children and young people’s cancers

Tuesday 27 September 2022

The Universities of York and Newcastle have joined forces with two leading cancer charities to create a new biobank which will provide vital resources for researchers working to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer in children and young people.

Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement - job opportunity

Friday 1 July 2022

The group already benefits from substantial PPIE, which we now intend to significantly expand and develop; both in terms of the opportunities offered for involvement, and our catchment.

From nurse to doctor … of research

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Ann Hewison has successfully completed her PhD in ‘Managing treatment and living with chronic myeloid leukaemia’ in 2022, becoming Dr Hewison.

York moves into the top 10 in the UK for its world-leading research

Tuesday 17 May 2022

The University of York has been ranked in the top 10 in the UK for the quality of its research, according to a prestigious league table.

So pleased to be back together again

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Last week saw the first gathering of the York Haematology Support Group since covid.

Researcher wanted to join our team

Thursday 5 May 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic researcher to work as part of our multi-disciplinary team. We welcome applicants with research interests in epidemiology and statistics, with particular interest in those working in the cancer field.

How do patients with blood cancer make decisions about their treatment?

Monday 4 April 2022

Exploring the perspectives of patients with chronic blood cancers

DNA sequencing leads to new discovery

Monday 4 April 2022

We looked at the patterns of genetic mutation in the tumour samples from a large group of patients with follicular lymphoma (FL), and were able to discern three new subclusters.

What are the ongoing health risks for survivors of childhood cancer?

Friday 25 March 2022

We tracked survivors of childhood ALL through their teenage and young adult years to see how their health fared

A new cohort unlocks more rich data and useful comparators

Friday 18 March 2022

We are delighted to announce a comparison cohort for the Haematological Malignancy Research Network (HMRN).

Incurable but treatable

Friday 11 February 2022

Understanding, uncertainty and impact in chronic blood cancers

Contact us

Helen Cohen
ECSG Research Administrator
+44 (0)1904 32 1927
Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, UK, YO10 5DD