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.
This week’s cancer news features calorie crackdown plans for childhood obesity, vaping in teens and vitamin C for blood cancers. Read our digest for more.
Category: Science blog August 5, 2017Targeted radiotherapy for breast cancer, artificial intelligence, new tricks for old drugs and... ‘bum gums’ and cancer risk? Here’s our weekly news diges...
In part 2 of our new radiotherapy series, we discuss proton beam therapy. What can and can’t it offer? And what does its arrival in the UK mean for patients?
Category: Science blog July 15, 2017New numbers on UK cancer diagnoses, immunotherapy research in space, badly-behaved bacteria and... could coffee extend your life? Here’s our weekly news diges...
Today we’re launching a brand new series on radiotherapy. In this instalment, find out about the treatment’s fascinating history and how it works.
In our new #ScienceSurgery series, we’re answering your cancer science questions. Read our answer to Victoria’s question.
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...