At the heart of the Oncopole of Toulouse, the CRCT, together with all its partners (institutional, academic, clinical, industrial, charities…), stimulates innovation in terms of research and teaching in the fight against cancer.
The CRCT is a joint Research Unit Inserm & University Toulouse III Paul Sabatier
3 research teams are also labelled by the CNRS
Researchers, clinicians and supports
PhD students and post-doctoral fellows
A tumour cell experiences mechanical forces of compression, traction and shear. These physical forces induce a signal in the cancer cell. The transmission of this signal is very fast and involves deformation of the cell. A huge current research effort is aimed at...
Radiation therapy must take into account tumor motion. Indeed, during the treatment the target can move up to several centimeters. This could lead to an under dosage of the target or an over dosage of the Organs at Risk (OARs). For classic treamtment the motion is...
Pancreatic cancer is a disease with a poor prognosis that progresses very rapidly after detection to metastatic spread. At detection, the primary tumour may be associated with a so-called micro-metastatic disease which, because it is microscopic, goes unnoticed with...
Centre de Recherches en Cancérologie de Toulouse
2 avenue Hubert Curien
31037 TOULOUSE CEDEX 1 – FRANCE