Digestive Cancers Europe, (DiCE) formerly EuropaColon, has published a new resource, "A Guide to caring for someone with Colorectal Cancer". Read it here. Digestive Cancers Europe is the umbrella organisation in Europe, representing the voice of patients with digestive cancers (oesophageal, gastric, colon, rectum, pancreatic and rare cancers), their families and their carers. It is [...]
COLOSSUS teams up with MoTriColor for February 27th event “Advances and new horizons in the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer”
In advance of the launch of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (March) 2020, COLOSSUS partners at VHIO have organized a special public event on Thursday, the 27th of February, from 18:00h-20:00h, at C/Rosselló, 231, 2-1 in Barcelona. Download the promotional flyer in PDF here: What is changing in the diagnosis and treatment of CRC_ (003) As [...]
Congratulations to authors Wolf H.Fridman, Ian Miller, CatherineSautès-Fridman, and Annette T.Byrne for their most recent paper published in Volume 158, Issue 2 edition of Gastroenterology dated January 2020, (pages 303-321). The open-access review is entitled: Therapeutic Targeting of the Colorectal Tumor Stroma.
COLOSSUS featured in the Cancer Trials Ireland publication, Winter 2019 DSSG Digest. You can download the full report here: http://bit.ly/2OvqN7G
Congratulations to all researchers involved in two COLOSSUS-acknowledged publications! The first, Immunogenomics of Colorectal Tumors: Facts and Hypotheses on an Evolving Saga, appears in the December 2019 edition of Trends in Cancer. The piece was authored by the team of Irene Catalano, Elena Grassi, Andrea Bertotti, and Livio Trusolino of the Universita degli Studi di [...]
Congratulations to Coordinator Prof Annette Byrne, RCSI for her recent HRB Investigator-Led Projects Award
Professor Annette Byrne was one of eight RCSI researchers to have been awarded a total of €2.8m in the 2019 Health Research Board (HRB) Investigator-Led Projects funding programme. Congratulations, Annette! The HRB Investigator-Led Projects scheme aims to support highly innovative and internationally competitive research, driven by a vision for improvements in human health and wellbeing. [...]
Pictured (from L to R) Iosune Baraibar, medical oncologist; Mireia Sanchis, Project Manager; Ariadna Garcia, Research Nurse; Javier Ros, Medical Oncologist; Javier Gonzalo, Project Manager* On November 5, 2019, Dr Rodrigo Dienstmann and the colorectal cancer clinical research team under the leadership of Dr Elena Elez at Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology have registered the first person in Spain for [...]
Digestive Cancers Europe (DICE, www.digestivecancers.eu) one of our Related Organisations has featured COLOSSUS and our explainer video in their October 2019 news. We have archived the story here.
The COLOSSUS consortium met on the 16th of October 2019 to share progress updates and their plans for the next 12 months. The 2019 annual meeting was hosted by our partners at HalioDx in sunny Marseille, France. Read the meeting agenda here.
On Friday, October 11, 2019, Dr Ian Miller, of the RCSI, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland facilitated a talk at the Bon Secours Hospital in Cork. The purpose of Dr Miller's visit was to explain the COLOSSUS project objectives and trial, and the use of the biosamples from the translational trial. This was an [...]