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Gabi studied cellular and molecular medicine at the University of Bristol, focusing on cancer biology and immunology. After a stint at a diagnostics lab in Madagascar she completed a Master’s in science communication at Imperial College London. She joined the News and Multimedia team at Cancer Research UK in 2016, where she spends her days blogging as well as making science films and animations.

News digest – HRT, body fat, chemo-killing bacteria and… tattoos?

Category: Science blog September 16, 2017 1 comment

From this week’s cancer news we look at chemo-killing bacteria and ask: Can tattoos really give you cancer? Read the digest for more.

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News digest – CAR T cells, nanomachines, vaping in teens and… selfies diagnosing cancer?

Category: Science blog September 2, 2017 0 comments

This week the US approves CAR T cell therapy, scientists make nanomachines to drill cancer cells in a lab and developers claim an app spots pancreatic cancer.

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How light and sound give physicists a clearer picture of cancer

Category: Science blog August 24, 2017 0 comments

Physicists in Cambridge are using light and sound to gather information on prostate cancer in mice. This could show doctors how aggressive a tumour is.

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SABR: radiotherapy that’s smart, fast and to the point

Category: Science blog August 21, 2017 4 comments

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Radiotherapy

Researchers believe that focused high doses of radiotherapy could one day replace surgery for small cancers in certain organs.

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IMRT: bending radiotherapy beams to spare healthy cells

Category: Science blog July 31, 2017 1 comment

Part three of our new blog series on radiotherapy explores a type of radiotherapy treatment called IMRT. We cover what it is, how it’s already improved the li...

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News digest – Tobacco strategy, cancer survival, HPV jab and boys, and finally… John McCain diagnosed with cancer

Category: Science blog July 22, 2017 1 comment

News digest – Tobacco strategy, cancer survival, HPV jab and boys, and finally… John McCain diagnosed with cancer.

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News digest – Promising early results for cancer vaccines, calls for more gene testing in the NHS, warning for alcohol and cancer, and… manicures and cancer risk?

Category: Science blog July 8, 2017 2 comments

Promising early results for cancer vaccines, calls for more gene testing in the NHS, warning for alcohol and cancer, and... manicures and cancer risk? Here's ou...

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News digest – new drugs approved for lung cancer, wine glasses getting bigger, World No Tobacco Day and… cancer-causing shampoo?

Category: Science blog June 3, 2017 0 comments

New drugs approved for lung cancer, wine glasses getting bigger, World No Tobacco Day and… cancer-causing shampoo? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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News digest – Prostate cancer blood test, falling drinking rates, CRISPR-ing cancer cells and… a cancer-detecting bra?

Category: Science blog May 6, 2017 0 comments

Prostate cancer blood test, falling drinking rates, CRISPR-ing cancer cells and… a cancer-detecting bra? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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News digest – Lung cancer blood test, surges in kidney cancer, plain cigarette pack evidence and… chemo-loaded sperm?

Category: Science blog April 29, 2017 0 comments

Lung cancer blood test, surges in kidney cancer, plain cigarette pack evidence and… chemo-loaded sperm? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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