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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.

Virus therapy for melanoma – all it’s cracked up to be?

Category: Science blog May 27, 2015

We take a balanced look at today’s headlines about a new ‘virotherapy’ for advanced melanoma skin cancer

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News digest – NHS woes, skin cancer insights, prostate cancer map, and… orgasms?

Category: Science blog May 23, 2015

Here’s our regular round-up of the week’s cancer news.

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Don’t take vitamin B3 to prevent skin cancer – stick with shade

Category: Science blog May 15, 2015

This morning’s headlines about vitamin B3 and skin cancer were a little over the top. Here are our thoughts on the research behind the story

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New ovarian cancer blood test is promising – but screening still a way off

Category: Science blog May 5, 2015

We look at headlines about a new blood test for ovarian cancer, and why a possible routine screening test for the disease is still some way off.

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News digest – Angelina Jolie, pesticides, liver cancer, and more

Category: Science blog March 28, 2015

We’ve digested all the week’s key cancer-related headlines. You can read them here.

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The cheek of it – how you could help beat blood cancer

Category: Science blog March 5, 2015

Find out about blood stem cell donation, how you could get involved and even help save someone’s life

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Aiming for the stars? Announcing our plans for a Grand Challenge

Category: Science blog March 2, 2015

Find out about our new Grand Challenge to beat cancer, which we launched at an event in London last week.

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