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Discover the world of cancer research

Sunday 24 March: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology, Robinson Way(Close to the Junction of Robinson Way and Long Road), CB2 0SZ

Join scientists from the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, MRC Cancer Unit and Hutchison/MRC Research Centre to discover how cancer develops, grows, and spreads, and see how researchers and clinicians are developing targeted, personalised therapies and techniques to detect cancer sooner.

Get hands-on with a range of activities to explore the different lab skills required for cancer research and learn how new technologies are being used for the early detection and treatment of cancer. Put on a lab coat and isolate DNA or stain tissue samples and look at them under a microscope.

Visitors are recommended to visit the Cambridge Biomedical Campus by foot, bicycle or bus but if you need to drive, reduced price parking has been arranged in Car Park 1. On leaving please take the un-validated parking ticket to the car park Customer Service desk, say you have been to Cambridge Science Festival to be charged just £2.90.

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Age: All ages, Hands-on, Drop in, Free