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Emma studied biochemistry at Imperial College London then stayed on for a Masters and PhD on her favourite topic, immunology. After almost a decade there, she braved the move out of London (a whole 12 miles south) and joined The Institute of Cancer Research to study multiple myeloma, a white blood cell cancer. She left the lab for the final time in 2010 and, after a couple of years at Breakthrough Breast Cancer, joined the Science Communications team at Cancer Research UK.

Expert Opinion – treating cancer by exploiting how its DNA is repaired

Category: Science blog September 18, 2015

We spoke to two of our own experts about how they’re targeting fundamental repair processes in our cells to tip cancer cells over the edge.

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Could aspirin boost cancer immunotherapy?

Category: Science blog September 3, 2015

We explore new research suggesting that aspirin might help boost the cancer-fighting effects of immunotherapy in mice.

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Recently funded research – understanding cancer at the population level

Category: Science blog August 31, 2015

Our Population Research Committee funds research on the causes and effects of cancer across large groups of people. Recently they funded several new projects.

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A leg-up on the career ladder: meet our new research Fellows

Category: Science blog August 19, 2015

We welcome some new researchers to Cancer Research UK and outline what they will be working on.

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Proton beam therapy: where are we now?

Category: Science blog July 16, 2015

We look at the competing programmes – public and private – that aim to bring a new form of radiotherapy, called proton beam therapy, to the UK

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Cancer killer combination could make cells more sensitive to chemo

Category: Science blog July 15, 2015

How our researchers in Manchester are helping develop ways to make chemotherapy kinder and more effective.

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Solving a breast cancer mystery – why do ‘double-positive’ women do better?

Category: Science blog July 8, 2015

Our researchers in Cambridge have solved a long-standing mystery in breast cancer that could lead to new trials to improve treatment for the disease.

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