Queen opens centre

February 9, 2007

The Queen has opened a £50 million cancer research centre in Cambridge.

More than 300 scientists in up to 30 research groups will be based at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, a partnership between Cambridge University and Cancer Research UK.

It will be dedicated to research into the causes of cancer, developing new treatments and bringing them to the clinic to benefit cancer patients. It is housed in the recently completed Li Ka Shing Centre on the city's Addenbrooke's Hospital site.

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