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Catherine studied anatomical science at the University of Bristol before heading to London. She completed her PhD in Immunology at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, tracking the movement of immune cells. She joined the Science Communications team at Cancer Research UK in 2016, where she works to help communicate the charity’s research to the public.

News Digest – Improving prostate cancer survival, a life-extending app, yoga and… a tribute to Professor Patrick Johnston.

Category: Science blog June 10, 2017 1 comment

Improving prostate cancer survival, a life-extending app, yoga and our tribute to the remarkable Professor Patrick Johnston. Here’s our weekly news report.

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News digest – a new idea to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… breast milk?

Category: Science blog May 20, 2017 0 comments

An idea to use the Zika virus to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… is breast milk the next ‘cancer cure’? Here’s our weekly news ...

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From finding cancers’ paper trail to harnessing the power of the Zika virus – our latest Pioneer Awards

Category: Science blog May 19, 2017 1 comment

Find out about the pioneering ideas our researchers are putting to the test, from harnessing the power of the Zika virus to finding cancer’s paper trail.

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Cancer living outside the body, unravelling a cellular mystery and targeting ‘sleeping’ cancer cells: our latest cutting-edge science projects

Category: Science blog April 14, 2017 4 comments

Our rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund.

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PARG inhibitors: tipping the scales with a new experimental drug

Category: Science blog March 16, 2017 0 comments

Our scientists are developing a new experimental drug to target how cancer cells repair their DNA, and upset cancer’s balance.

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News digest – Nose swabs, ups and downs for engineered immune cells, ‘grab and go’ food and… ‘sticky’ cells?

Category: Science blog March 4, 2017 0 comments

Nose swabs, ups and downs for engineered immune cells, ‘grab and go’ food and can the ‘stickiness’ of cancer cells predict if they’ll spread?

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News Digest – live from inside the human body, a DNA-analysing smartphone attachment, a ‘huge leap’ in prostate cancer testing and… ‘Know your Lemons’?

Category: Science blog January 21, 2017 1 comment

We were live from inside the human body, how a smartphone attachment can analyse DNA and… why you should ‘Know your Lemons’

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Meet the scientists tackling brain tumours, investigating a cancer ‘master switch’ and much more

Category: Science blog January 19, 2017 0 comments

Meet our new leaders, who are spearheading research to tackle some of the biggest questions we need to answer to help more people survive cancer.

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Piecing together breast cancers’ immune cell composition

Category: Science blog December 13, 2016 3 comments

Our scientists are looking at immune cells in breast cancer in greater detail than ever before.

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News digest – cancer cells’ ‘safety catch’, a smartphone cancer app for doctors, lung cancer blood tests and… chocolate?

Category: Science blog December 10, 2016 1 comment

Cancer cells’ ‘safety catch’, a smartphone cancer app for doctors, blood tests and… chocolate?

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