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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.

Watch our Google Hangout about drug discovery and making new medicines (Part 1 of 2)

Category: Science blog June 21, 2016

This entry is part of 4 in the series Google Hangouts

Discussing how the idea for a new drug can come from many different avenues.

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Prostate cancer trial results should mean fewer hospital trips to have radiotherapy

Category: Science blog June 20, 2016

The results of a clinical trial testing radiotherapy doses for treating prostate cancer should be good news for men.

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Stress, cancer and electromagnetic therapy – what does the evidence say?

Category: Science blog June 10, 2016

We clarify what scientific evidence says about the link between negativity, stress and cancer and electromagnetism – the treatment that made headlines this we...

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Science Snaps: switching T cells on – size matters

Category: Science blog June 3, 2016

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Science Snaps

After 15 years of painstaking work, a team of scientists have revealed the detailed structure of one of the molecules controlling a T cell’s fate.

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Let the right ones in – boosting immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer

Category: Science blog June 2, 2016

Research published today in Cancer Cell might open up a way through pancreatic tumours’ defences.

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Tackling brain tumours, understanding immunotherapy and revealing cancer’s genetics at the end of life – accelerating progress at our Centres

Category: Science blog May 13, 2016

We’ve announced four new awards to speed up research in our Centres, particularly for cancers where survival is still poor.

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Microbubbles, a cancer cell shape sorter, and artificial intelligence – our latest innovative science projects

Category: Science blog April 4, 2016

We take a look at five exciting projects that have just been funded by our Pioneer Award.

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