Posts tagged "John van Geest Cancer Research Centre"

John van Geest Cancer Research Centre

FAB in name and nature


Fab Fundraisers
The John van Geest Cancer Research Centre  has many collaborations with a variety of different organisations.  But our relationship with patient support groups is particularly important to us.

Mass spec

Cancer, Proteins and Mass Spec


When I first started working at the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre, I had very little understanding what cancer was, or how it was researched,  let alone the type of equipment used in the process.


From the heart – a patient’s perspective


The bomb shell burst in 2005 at the age of 59. I had advanced prostate cancer; a PSA of 760 and extensive bone metastases. I was given 18 -30 months to live with a rapidly decreasing quality of life. The outlook couldn’t be more bleak.

Cycling for charity

5 tips for doing a sponsored bike ride


A few weeks ago I did a 25 mile sponsored bike ride to raise money for the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre.

Fab Food

Raising Profile with Paella


Doing nice things for the community and raising money and awareness at the same time is a great way to spend time.   The lovely Neil and Linda Kelso, owners of the Victoria Hotel in Beeston have been doing just that for over a year now.

Green Impact Awards 2014

Scientists or Environmentalists?


Bronze Award
The NTU Green Impact scheme challenges university departments to implement a number of easy practical actions to help the environment.

Bob’s New Book


Copyright: Nottingham Trent University
My career began in the 1970’s in the field of cancer immunology, a subject, which nowadays is at the forefront of cancer research, holding the promise of delivering new therapies for treating patients sufferin

Cancer research centre in funds plea


Help raise funds for Nottingham Trent University’s cancer centre

A MAJOR fundraising drive has been launched for a Nottingham cancer research centre.

Thousands of breast cancer sufferers carry ‘survival’ protein


The Centre hit the news both online and in print in the Telegraph today; having discovered that around 60 per cent of women carry high levels of a protein known as ‘DACH1’ and are likely to survive even without aggressive treatment.