A conference of leading scientists will be held in St Andrews, marking the 30th anniversary of the association for International Cancer Researcher (AICR). The latest advances in cancer research will be discussed in this conference, which will be attended by over 200 researchers from 28 different countries. Among the other delegates includes, the Nobel prize winner Sir ‘Tim Hunt’ and cancer survivor ‘Dave Cook’.
This conference will be a massive event which will target the study and research done in cancer and its treatments. Even this conference will highlight the studies being conducted in laboratory based cancer research and it also aim to explore new ventures to find out new ways for a better treatment. The AICR based in St Andrews even awards grants to cancer scientists around the world for further study and prevention of this disease.
It is also found that, cancer claims many lives in Scotland every year, with breast cancer being the major cause for death.