- Video report by ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson
£40 million is to be invested in two ground-breaking cancer research projects in Cambridge.
The money from Cancer Research UK will allow scientists from the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute to gain a deeper understanding of what factors cause cancer, and to build a virtual reality 3D map of breast cancer.
It's hoped ultimately, it could help prevent more cancers and reduce the global burden of the disease.
The main aim of our Grand Challenge is to understand the causes of cancer. Every cancer retains an archaeological trace, a record in its DNA, of what caused it.
It's that record that we want to explore to find out what caused the cancer.
We're going to sequence the DNA of thousands of cancer samples that have been collected from many different countries around the world, and study them to see what archaeological trace they contain. By doing this, we hope to figure out what caused those cancers.
ITV News Anglia's Liz Summers spoke to Maureen Craig from Ely who was diagnosed with kidney cancer.
A cancer charity in Cambridge is calling for greater awareness of a so-called 'silent killer'.
Research by Kidney Cancer UK has found 70 % of patients didn't feel unwell before their diagnosis.
The survey also reveals many people only find out they have kidney cancer because of a scan for an unrelated condition.
"Part of the problem of diagnosing kidney cancer is it's a cuckoo in the nest so the patient might have night sweats, they might just be losing a little bit of weight, they might feel flu like or just have a persistent cough so there are many other conditions that actually a GP might be looking at well before it is recognised that it is kidney cancer."
A huge collection of up to 50,000 war-gaming figures are going up for auction in Cambridgeshire.
The figures, collected over forty years were discovered in a house after its owner died.
Experts expect the painted characters, some of which come from the Warcraft and Warhammer games to fetch up to ten thousand pounds.
"When I walked into the house there were piles and piles of plastic containers, all full of these war-gaming figures, most of them painted to a quite high standard, some unpainted, buildings and everything. It was in every room, every room just piled high with these boxes, it was just marvellous, fantastic to find."
The auction at Willingham Auctions near Cambridge is expected to start around 2pm Saturday 4th February.
Police have arrested a suspect after they found him hiding in a chest of drawers.
The 34-year-old chose the unusual hiding place after breaching his court bail.
He cut out out the bases of each drawer to be able to fit inside - and rested a drone on of the cabinet to try and help disguise his makeshift hiding place.
He was caught when officers searched his home in Cambridge.
The man was due to appear before Cambridge Magistrates yesterday (31 January).
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Police are appealing for help to find a missing woman with links to Northampton and Cambridge.
Sophie Davis, 22, was last seen in Coventry at the start of December.
She is described as white, of large build, with very long brown hair.
Officers are keen to speak to Sophie or anyone who might know of her whereabouts. They want to know whether she is safe and well.
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Two men will appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court this morning charged with robbery, assaulting police and threatening using a bladed article.
Nathan Healy, 19, of Glebe Road, Cambridge, and Joel Farrow-Brown, 18, of Bosworth Road, Cambridge, were charged in connection with a robbery at a bookmakers on the city's Newmarket Road, on Tuesday.
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