Haemato-oncology

Every 20 minutes, a person in the UK finds out they have blood cancer, making it the fifth most commonly diagnosed malignancy in the UK. According to the National Institute for Healthcare Research (NIHR), the North West has one of the highest rates of blood cancer in England. In Liverpool, blood cancer is almost as common as prostate cancer and is third behind lung, and colorectal in terms of highest cancer-related deaths at around 15,000 per year in the UK.

Integrating blood cancer care and research Lab assistant holding test tube with blood samples

Integrating blood cancer care and research

Blood cancer clinical services and biomedical research underwent transformational organisational change in 2020

Leading blood cancer research and biobanking scientist studying blood sample under microscope

Leading blood cancer research and biobanking

We fully embed research in the clinical service to ensure that as many patients as possible have the opportunity of take part in research and have their treatment as part of a clinical trial.