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.
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.
Category: Science blog February 21, 2015
Treatment target times missed, sci-fi sounding research on DNA ‘wormholes’ and a thorough debunking of ‘miracle foods’ (plus an article that ignored thi...
Category: Science blog January 5, 2015
A recent high-profile news story claimed that cancer was ‘mostly bad luck’. We look at the science behind the claims, and why the headlines were so misleading
Category: Science blog December 13, 2014
All the week’s news, digested.
Category: Science blog December 5, 2014
John Butler is a Consultant Gynaecologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Here, he gives us his thoughts on new data on surgery in the NHS.
Category: Science blog November 29, 2014
It’s been a big week for research on immunotherapy. Find out why, and what else has happened in the world of cancer research this week.
Category: Science blog November 8, 2014
Here’s our round-up of the week’s developments in cancer research, as covered by the media.