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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.

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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News digest – ‘Weak spots’ in breast cancer, altering diets, cycling to work and… pints of strawberries?

Category: Science blog April 22, 2017 0 comments

‘Weak spots’ in breast cancer, altering diets, cycling to work and… pints of strawberries? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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Training viruses to be cancer killers

Category: Science blog March 21, 2017 3 comments

Professor Len Seymour’s team, at the Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre, have been developing a cancer-killing virus called EnAd. They've installed 'cell CCTV' ...

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News digest – dogs that can sniff out cancer, leukaemia in bats, more treatment options for women with breast cancer, an ‘unacceptable’ NICE plan and… eggs?

Category: Science blog March 18, 2017 1 comment

Dogs that can sniff out cancer, leukaemia in bats, more treatment options for women with breast cancer, an ‘unacceptable’ NICE plan and… eggs?

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Watching how ‘young’ cells move gives clues on skin cancer spread

Category: Science blog February 23, 2017 1 comment

A new early stage study sheds some light on how a molecule helps ‘young’ skin cells move, which could tell us more about skin cancer.

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