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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.

2017 cancer research highlights: a patient’s pick

Category: Science blog December 20, 2017 17 comments

Patients are at the heart of what we do, so we asked a pancreatic cancer survivor to pick the 2017 cancer research highlights that matter to him.

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Our milestones: Nudging breast cancer radiotherapy in the right direction

Category: Science blog November 24, 2017 Comments are closed

This entry is part 29 of 29 in the series Our milestones

The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.

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News digest – gut bacteria, aspirin, bowel cancer in women and… ‘wonky willy’ cancer risk?

Category: Science blog November 4, 2017 Comments are closed

Our top stories this week: gut bacteria may influence immunotherapy, emergency bowel cancer diagnoses in women and lunch ‘meal deals’ are too sugary.

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News digest – repurposed drugs, HIV, bisphosphonates and… a prostate cancer ‘cure’?

Category: Science blog September 30, 2017 2 comments

From this week’s cancer news we look at how HIV research could offer clues about lung cancer and bust headlines about a radiotherapy ‘cure’ for prostate c...

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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 Comments are closed

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 Comments are closed

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 11 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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