News and Events

Oxygen therapy - attitudes and perceptions of IPF patients and their carers

1st Mar 2019

Our latest rapid review examines key facilitators and barriers to the use of oxygen therapy from the perspective of patients with IPF and their carers.

MCPCRC Newsletter

14th Dec 2018

We are pleased to announce the re-launch of the MCPCRC Newsletter with all the latest news on our research activity across our main themes of Rehabilitation, Patient and Carer Experience and Thrombosis.

Professor Anthony Byrne

12th Oct 2018

We are delighted to announce that Anthony Byrne has been awarded an honorary chair at Cardiff University. Anthony leads the Community theme of the Wales Cancer Research Centre and is also Clinical Director of the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre.

BMA Oncology book of the year

4th Oct 2018

This years’ winner of the BMA Oncology Book of the Year is “Problem Solving in Patient-Centred and Integrated Cancer Care”. Prof Annmarie Nelson, Scientific Director of the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, and colleagues Dr Jim Fitzgibbon and Kate Cleary of the Wales Cancer Research Centre, were commissioned to write a chapter in the book on patient and public involvement.

Capacity building

22nd Aug 2018

Capacity building. We have significantly increased capacity in this quarter with the capture of a new PhD studentship examining late effects of radiotherapy on function in high grade glioma patients, and the appointment of two joint WCRC/Clinical Implementation Board posts.

End of life care for care home residents

14th May 2018

End of life care for care home residents. Sixteen percent of all deaths registered in Wales during 2016 took place in a care home. We have undertaken a survey, commissioned by the End of Life Care Board and funded by Welsh Government, to  identify the key challenges to delivering high quality end of life care in care homes in Wales.

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