5 August 2022
A large population-level assessment reveals third dose COVID-19 vaccination is effective for most patients with cancer, but effectiveness is lower than in the general population, particularly in patients who have undergone recent chemotherapy and those with lymphoma.
Population-scale study highlights ongoing risk of COVID-19 in some cancer patients despite vaccination
24 May 2022
COVID-19 vaccination is effective in most cancer patients, but the level of protection against COVID-19 infection, hospitalisation and death offered by the vaccine is less than in the general population and vaccine effectiveness wanes more quickly.
Andrew Blackford and Simon Lord become the first Against Breast Cancer Research Fellows at Oriel College
1 October 2018
Department of Oncology researchers Dr Andrew Blackford and Dr Simon Lord have been appointed as Fellows of Oriel College.
10 September 2018
In July, the Department of Oncology was involved in the UNIQ Summer school, which is run as part of the University of Oxford’s programme to increase diversity amongst students and is a committed supporter of making Oxford accessible to everyone.
15 June 2017
Congratulations to everyone in Old Road Campus Research Building’s Green Impact team, which includes various members of staff from Departments within the Building including Oncology, and also to everyone in the building who has helped achieve a silver award for environmental sustainability projects.
10 May 2017
Five members of Professor Len Seymour's laboratory (Arthur Dyer, Sally Frost, Sophie Owen, Tzveta Pokrovska and Ellie Scott) are limbering up to walk 100km non-stop in 24 hours over the August bank holiday to raise money for Cancer Research UK, Martlet's Hospice and the Red Cross.