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Education and Research

Translational Prostate Cancer Research Collaborative (TPCRC)


Members of the prostate team have formed a translational Prostate Cancer research collaborative to coordinate their activities in Cambridge.

The following institutions are involved:

  • Departments of Oncology, Radiology and the Academic Urology Group at the University of Cambridge
  • Departments of Pathology, Radiology, Oncology and Urology at Addenbrookes Hospital
  • Cambridge Urology Bio-repository – Cambridge Cancer Centre
  • Associations with the Cambridge Institute, the MRC Hutchison and the Sanger Institute

The Bio-repository is one of the most comprehensive, with state-of-the-art facilities for analysis. We provide a significant amount of material to the International Cancer Genome Consortium.




East Anglia Deanery FY/CT/ST rotations, including academic trainees

Robot Fellowship (post fellowship level)

Honorary Clinical Research Fellowship (European junior / intermediate urology or radiology trainees)




International mpMRI reading & Prostate biopsy workshop (usually June/July).




DKFZ Heidelberg Radiology – Research and education
University Hospital Heidelberg Urology – Research and education

Martini Clinic Hamburg – Education

University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’ Urology – Research, trainee exchange and education

University College London Urology – Education and Research


Industry partnerships


Elekta – Brachytherapy reference centre

Medcom – MRI fusion BiopSee reference centre

Philips – Uronav reference centre

Astellas – Prostate Diagnostic Nurse grant

Siemens – Education