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Henry spent four years at university studying biochemistry before realising that the laboratory life wasn’t for him, and going to work for a science journal instead. From there, he went on to do a Masters in Science Communication and, after a brief flirtation with science journalism, in 2003 he started working for Cancer Research UK. He manages the charity’s news feed and this blog.

News digest – cancer conferences, military metaphors, off-patent drugs and more

Category: Science Blog November 8, 2014

Here’s our round-up of the week’s developments in cancer research, as covered by the media.

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What exactly is Google’s ‘cancer nanodetector’?

Category: Science Blog November 6, 2014

Last week, US tech giants Google made a splash in the media around ‘disease-detecting magnetic nanoparticles’ – but how feasible are they?

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 4

Category: Science Blog November 6, 2014

Here’s our final round-up from the 2014 NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 1

Category: Science Blog November 3, 2014

Here’s our round up from day one of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool

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It’s pancreatic cancer awareness month

Category: Science Blog November 2, 2014

It’s November, and that means its pancreatic cancer awareness month. Here are some useful links about the disease.

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News digest – lung stats, political action, PARP inhibitors and more

Category: Science Blog October 25, 2014

Here’s our weekly round-up of the week’s cancer research news

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Lung cancer evolution – a journey through space and time

Category: Science Blog October 9, 2014

Two new studies reveal the processes in our cells that cause lung cancers develop – a process that can take more than twenty years.

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