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Áine studied genetics at University College Cork, Ireland before making the move to London in 2010 and completing a PhD in cancer biology at Barts Cancer Institute. She joined the science communications team at Cancer Research UK in 2014 where she works to communicate the charity’s research to the public.

Our milestones: How anastrozole became a number one hit

Category: Science blog October 30, 2015

In this instalment of our Milestones series, we look at Cancer Research UK’s pivotal trials, proving that a drug called anastrozole should be the gold standar...

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Have researchers really discovered a ‘new miracle drug to cure nine in 10 cancers’? No, but the research is fascinating

Category: Science blog October 14, 2015

We respond to some misleading headlines about a ‘miracle drug’ that could cure nine in 10 cancers.

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The five faces of prostate cancer?

Category: Science blog July 30, 2015

We explore new research showing prostate cancer can be divided into five groups, which could help predict how well a patient will do after surgery.

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Annual Review 2014/15 – a look back over a year of progress

Category: Science blog July 16, 2015

We take a look back at all the things we’ve achieved this past year thanks to our supporters.

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Many hands make light work – the evolution of clinical trials

Category: Science blog May 20, 2015

For International Clinical Trials Day 2015 we look at how trials have changed – from the first recorded trial to today’s modern cancer clinical trials.

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Another one of those ‘simple blood tests’ you’re always reading about

Category: Science blog April 17, 2015

Headlines today are heralding a new “simple blood test”, claiming it can predict if a woman will develop breast cancer – but it’s too good to be true.

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Our milestones: A recipe for success – the birth of combination chemotherapy

Category: Science blog March 24, 2015

This entry is part 21 of 25 in the series Our milestones

In the latest Our Milestones series post, we look at the role we played in the advent of a 1970s cancer treatment revolution: combination chemotherapy.

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