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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.

Exploiting the brain tumour environment to make better treatments

Category: Science blog July 12, 2018 0 comments

Brain tumours are heavily influenced by their surroundings so understanding the environment they’re in could reveal ways to destroy them.

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News digest – artificial ovaries, cereals high in sugar, breast screening and happy 70th birthday to the NHS

Category: Science blog July 7, 2018 0 comments

Research predicts how breast screening could be changed to cut overdiagnosis and save the NHS money, and the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday.

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News digest – trial to test lung cancer vaccine, cervical screening language, prostate cancer spit test and AI for the NHS

Category: Science blog June 16, 2018 1 comment

In this week’s headlines: we launch a new trial testing a lung cancer vaccine and kids in England have already reached their sugar limit for the year.

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News digest – cancer blood test, brain tumour vaccine, smoking, and how to predict a tumour’s future

Category: Science blog June 1, 2018 0 comments

Top stories this week: A ‘simple blood test’ isn’t the finished article, and an antifungal treatment has eliminated sleeping bowel cancer cells in mice.

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Science surgery: “What’s the difference between the words genome, gene and chromosome?”

Category: Science blog May 29, 2018 0 comments

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Science Surgery

A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.

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News digest – childhood leukaemia theory, AI diagnosis, junk food ads and ‘cancer-killing viruses’

Category: Science blog May 26, 2018 0 comments

Obesity dominates headlines this week and a senior scientist explains his theory on what might cause one type of childhood leukaemia.

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News digest – breast screening error, gene tests, childhood obesity and mobile phones

Category: Science blog May 5, 2018 0 comments

This week’s top story: Around 450,000 women in England weren’t invited for their final breast screening appointment due to an error with NHS computers.

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News digest – cancer blood test progress, health food police, Tessa Jowell and… a ‘cancer-detecting mole’?

Category: Science blog April 21, 2018 0 comments

This week’s news includes the hunt for a cancer blood test, health food police in supermarkets and a skin implant that spots cancer in mice.

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British Science Week 2018: how our pioneers are exploring cancer

Category: Science blog March 9, 2018 1 comment

This British Science Week we’ll be catching up with some of our pioneering scientists that are tackling cancer differently.

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News digest – obesity and cancer, bacteria on skin, new immunotherapy targets and… vaping safety?

Category: Science blog March 3, 2018 3 comments

In the news this week: Bacteria might protect against skin cancer and worrying obesity projections for millennials.

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