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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.

Talking about mouth cancer is important

Category: Science blog November 25, 2016 9 comments

We spoke to Charlie, a mouth cancer survivor, about the importance of spotting the disease early.

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Rewiring cancers’ circuits – a new way to kill?

Category: Science blog November 24, 2016 0 comments

Our scientists have developed a new way to re-wire cancer cells.

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Children’s cancer survivors face a tough question: do you want to ever have kids?

Category: Science blog November 21, 2016 2 comments

We spoke to four young cancer survivors about the fertility issues they faced after cancer treatment.

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News digest – radiotherapy investment, immune cell exhaustion, 3D-printed torso, and… cycling?

Category: Science blog October 29, 2016 0 comments

Radiotherapy got the investment it needs this week when NHS England announced it will spend £130m upgrading or replacing ...

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News digest – GcMAF, hijacking immune cells, manipulation of blood vessels and… nose-to-tail eating?

Category: Science blog October 22, 2016 1 comment

GcMAF still being sold as a ‘cancer cure’; most countries get more calories from alcohol than sugary drinks; hijacking...

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Nobel Prize 2016: What Ohsumi’s discovery of cellular ‘self-eating’ means for cancer

Category: Science blog October 3, 2016 0 comments

We take a look at how the work of 2016 Nobel Prize winner, Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi, relates to cancer.

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We need to talk about side effects

Category: Science blog October 1, 2016 12 comments

We talk to two young cancer survivors about the side effects they experienced following treatment.

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

Category: Science blog September 15, 2016 1 comment

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 0 comments

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

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