Optimisticc

Opportunity To Investigate the Microbiome’s Impact on Science and Treatment In Colorectal Cancer

A Cancer Grand Challenges project funded by Cancer Research UK.

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Discover is the annual progress magazine from Cancer Grand Challenges showcasing the power of global team science.  Celebrating how the teams are coming together, thinking differently and driving progress against some of cancer’s toughest challenges. Our team OPTIMISTICC is featured in the magazine.

About the Program

We are an international team working together to understand the colorectal cancer microbiome: what it is, how it is associated with cancer, and what treatments will affect the microbiome to promote health.

Our objectives are to:

  • Map the colorectal cancer microbiome
  • Develop microbiome-targeted therapies for colorectal cancer
  • Share and disseminate our findings

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Our Sponsor

OPTIMISTICC is a Cancer Grand Challenges team funded by Cancer Research UK.

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