1.2 The Geordie Cancer Drug

In this episode we talk to Professor Ruth Plummer, Clinical Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine at Newcastle University about the ‘Geordie’ cancer drug Rubraca®, a ground-breaking ovarian cancer drug, developed here in Newcastle.

Based at the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Ruth has been working in the field for 25 years and has made significant contributions to extending and enhancing the lives of those with cancer, including being part of the Newcastle team which developed Rubraca®.

Learn about Ruth’s ground-breaking career and how she and her colleagues have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic to continue this vital research.

To find out more about Rubraca® visit the From Newcastle Blog and follow Ruth on twitter @plummer_ruth.