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.
Category: Science blog July 10, 2017
Find out how an unexpected discovery by our scientists almost 2 decades ago is helping improve cancer diagnosis today.
New research by our scientists may have identified a new way to predict which patients might benefit from certain immunotherapies, and those who likely won’t.
Category: Science blog June 24, 20178 new Grand Challenges in cancer research launched, blood tests for prostate cancer, making immunotherapy more personal and… ‘go natural’? Here’s our we...
Category: Science blog May 27, 2017
Plain packs are here, booze warnings, proton beam therapy, belly fat and… could drinking coffee help stave off cancer? Here’s our weekly news digest.
Our Science Surgery series answers your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Patrick’s question.
Category: Science blog May 13, 2017
Fewer vapers are smoking cigarettes, ‘carbon-dating’ cancer spread and… gardening to tackle childhood obesity? Here’s our weekly news digest.
An experimental blood test could offer a way to detect early signs that patients’ lung cancers will return after treatment.
By tracing genetic chaos over time our scientists may have found a way to help predict lung cancer survival.
Category: Science blog April 18, 2017
Find out how our scientists are developing a way to target a troublesome cancer molecule, LOX.