BCI Funded Research

Clinical Trial

PRIME II Trial

A randomised control trial of breast-conserving surgery with or without irradiation in women aged 65 years or older with early breast cancer.

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Patient Study

Cardiac Outcomes

Quantification of long term adverse cardiac outcomes in breast cancer survivors treated with and without anthracycline chemotherapy.

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Lab-based Research

DCIS Research

Predicting local recurrence in patients treated for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).

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Patient Study

Info-BC

Edinburgh Health Economics Info-BC project is looking to discover what matters most to patients when receiving treatment for secondary breast cancer.

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Clinical Study

Microwave Radiometry

Pilot study, to investigate the potential value of microwave radiometry for breast cancer diagnosis and the prediction of prognosis.

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Lab-based Research

Radiotype Dx Study

Molecular signatures of radiosensitivity and ipsilateral breast tumour recurrence in breast cancer.

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Lab-based Research

Endocrine Therapy Research

Genomics of endocrine therapy resistance: tailoring treatment using personalised genomic analysis in ER-positive breast cancer.

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Lab-based Research

Genomic Response Assay

Study to develop an approach for genomic in vitro analysis of fresh tumour samples to assess drug response and inform treatment choice.

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Lab-based Research

Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Comprehensive profiling of clonal dynamics in longitudinal TNBC samples from early disease to metastatic setting.

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Lab-based Research

Radiotherapy Research

Analysing and evaluating the combination effects of Carbonic anhydrase IX (CAIX) inhibition in conjunction with radiotherapy.

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Clinical Trial

BIG 3.07 DCIS Boost Trial

A randomized phase III study of radiation doses and fractionation schedules for Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) of the breast.

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Lab-based Research

Radiotherapy Research

Translational pre-clinical study to investigate novel radio-sensitivity predictive biomarkers in breast cancer.

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Patient Study

SATURNE Project

A natural experiment using Scottish clinical data to estimate the real-world effectiveness of adjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

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Clinical Research

Research Infrastructure

This grant supports costs associated with clinical research infrastructure at the Edinburgh Breast Unit including a funding for a dedicated research nurse to support all research within the unit.

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Lab-based Research

Radiotherapy Research

Validation of a predictive gene expression signature for radiotherapy in breast cancer and study of the underlying mechanisms of resistance for potential therapeutic intent.

Lab Experiment

Lab-based Research

Lymph Node Positive Disease

Study to explore the mechanisms underlying differential response to treatment in primary tumours versus nodal metastasis. With the aim of improving prediction of response to treatment.

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Clinical Trial

SUPREMO Trial BIG 2.04

The role of postmastectomy radiotherapy in intermediate-risk breast cancer (BIG 2.04 MRC SUPREMO trial).

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