Congratulations to all the award winners for submitting their outstanding research to the ‘NCRI Festival: Making cancer research better together’ taking place on 8-12 November 2021.

Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) Award

Abstract main author: Lamia Samrin-Balch
Abstract title: Incidence and Clinical Significance of NUDT15 enzyme polymorphisms in a London population of paediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) patients treated

National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Awards

Abstract main author: Solange Parra Soto
Abstract title: Is A Body Shape Index (ABSI) associated with incident cancer? – Findings from the UK Biobank prospective cohort study

Abstract main author: Tim Rattay
Abstract title: Patient and treatment factors associated with adverse quality of life 2 years following radiotherapy – results from the REQUITE breast cancer patient cohort

Abstract main author: Colin Lee
Abstract title: Comprehensive evaluation of risk factors associated with immune checkpoint blockade-induced hepatitis

Abstract main author: Emma Hazelwood
Abstract title: Identifying molecular mediators of the relationship between body mass index and endometrial cancer risk: a Mendelian randomization analysis

National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Future of Research Award

Abstract main author: Nekisa Zakeri
Abstract title: Harnessing liver-resident gamma delta T cells for immunotherapy of hepatocellular carcinoma

Abstract main author: James Glasbey
Abstract title: Resilience of elective cancer surgery systems during COVID-19 lockdowns: international, prospective cohort study of planned surgery for 15 tumour types in 61 countries

Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) Ross Award

Abstract main author: Lara Philipps
Abstract title: Review of data quality following a transition to telephone follow up in phase III multicentre clinical trials as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic