Justine studied biological sciences at the University of Warwick before diving straight into a PhD at the same institution, working on how HIV hijacks certain transport pathways in cells. After subsequently working as a science writer for several years, Justine joined the Science Communications team at Cancer Research UK in 2016, helping communicate research on cancer to the public and media.
Obesity trends in England; new clues on how some breast cancers spread; promising results from a lung cancer clinical trial, and can lentils help fight cancer?
Worrying alcohol and cancer trends, children’s cancer death rates are falling, budget cuts to the essential Stop Smoking Services and… cryogenics?
The Queen opens the Crick, a radical sugary drinks proposal, gut microbes, gold and… lasers? Here’s our news digest.
How does cigarette smoke harm our DNA to cause cancer? New research shows the complexity and severity of the situation.
Scientists from the UK and Sweden have discovered important cells that breast cancer can stem from in mice.
In the fourth of our series of posts for Stand Up To Cancer, we focus on a clinical trial that’s finding faulty genes to improve breast cancer treatment.