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Research Divisions/Themes


Since its inception in 1999 Cork Cancer Research Centre (CCRC) has been a leading force in developing new treatments. Current research at CCRC is mainly directed towards the critical challenge of secondary cancer, poor prognosis cancer and cancers with low survival.  Research is directed at three research themes: Cell Death and Survival Mechanisms (Including Autophagy), Novel Therapeutics and Devices and Gene Therapy (Including Immunotherapy). In addition there is a significant and expanding programme on cancer prevention and education.