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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.

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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News digest – obesity and diets, the immune system, stats galore and more

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.

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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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