Leading Research into Head & Neck Cancer

Oracle’s impact: our research success stories

Oracle’s mission is to invest in research that will have the greatest impact on head and neck cancer patients

Oracle has a history of funding successful research. Over the last five years, the charity has spent more than £1.5m on world-class research programmes. Below are just some examples of how Oracle’s work is leading to better outcomes for patients.

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Past Projects

Paving the way for new gene therapy

Novel treatments for Cancer: Gene-Directed Enzyme Prodrug Therapy (GDEPT)

Reducing the effects of radiation on swallowing

Methods of improving swallowing through development of novel advanced radiotherapy techniques

Solving the problem of treatment resistance

CHK1 inhibitor-mediated radiation sensitization in head and neck cancer models

Squamous carcinoma of the tongue

Oracle is funding a pathologist to work on a pioneering tongue cancer study under Dr Amen’s supervision.

Stopping Cancer cells from repairing themselves after radiotherapy

Identify a new drug combination that will be able to block the ability of cancer cells to repair themselves after radiotherapy treatment.

Using viruses to kill cancer

Sensitizing p53 mutant head and neck cancer to oncolytic virotherapy by targeting the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress response

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