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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 – 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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News digest – missed NHS targets, DNA ‘wormholes’, debunking ‘miracle foods’ and more

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...

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Cancer ‘mainly bad luck’? An unfortunate and distracting headline

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

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Guest post: Are older cancer patients missing out on surgery?

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.

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