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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 – breast cancer, tattoos, marijuana and… car crashes?

Category: Science blog July 11, 2015

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

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Our new Pioneer Awards funding scheme – high-risk, high-reward, high-impact

Category: Science blog July 2, 2015

Our new , rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund

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News digest – Manchester Centre, cervical symptoms, organoids and… avocados?

Category: Science blog June 20, 2015

A new research centre, ‘organoids’ to beat cancer, and the deadly effects of smoking… all this and more in our weekly news digest.

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The Manchester Cancer Research Centre – ‘A real powerhouse for cancer research’

Category: Science blog June 17, 2015

We caught up with Professor Nic Jones, director of the new Manchester Cancer Research Centre, to hear why he’s so excited about the new building

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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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