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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.

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

Category: Science blog October 22, 2016

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

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

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

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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