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 September 5, 2014
A look at some recent findings from the US, from researchers studying how prostate cancers can be resistant to two new drugs – abiraterone and enzalutamide
Category: Science Blog August 22, 2014
We take a look at science behind widespread but overblown media reports that Botox could be used to treat stomach cancer
Category: Science Blog August 15, 2014
Just a week after the controversy over breast cancer drug Kadcyla, the inflexibilities within the UK’s disparate drug approval systems have been pulled into s...
Category: Science Blog July 23, 2014
Find out how, with thanks from Cancer Research UK scientists, bowel cancer treatment has “phenomenally” improved from when Nicola’s mother had the disease.
Category: Science Blog July 19, 2014
It’s been a busy week for cancer stories in the news – our bloggers highlight the pick of the bunch.
Category: Science Blog July 3, 2014
We released new stats about how pancreatic cancer is linked to two lifestyle factors: smoking and obesity – but one piece of media coverage was inaccurate.