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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.

Harder, better, faster, kinder – a new era for cancer drug testing

Category: Science blog September 15, 2016

Our scientists have developed a new, more accurate way to test hundreds of cancer drugs at the same time.

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News digest – apricot kernels, CRISPR, waiting time target missed (again) and… is tap water bad?

Category: Science blog August 13, 2016

Apricot kernels, CRISPR, waiting time target missed and is tap water bad? Here’s this week’s cancer news.

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How imaging could help personalise breast cancer treatment

Category: Science blog July 8, 2016

Advanced imaging technology is helping our scientists understand how key molecules fuel the growth of breast cancer cells.

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Making blood vessels ‘leaky’ could help treat children’s brain tumours

Category: Science blog April 1, 2016

A new study published today by a group of scientists could explain why there are such differences in survival between medu...

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‘Unprecedented’ breast cancer trial results explained

Category: Science blog March 11, 2016

UK researchers running a clinical trial have presented some exciting preliminary results at a European breast cancer confe...

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How does alcohol cause cancer?

Category: Science blog February 9, 2016

We explore the science behind how alcohol affects and damages our cells, and how this can cause the cells in our bodies to...

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