Katie studied biochemistry at the University of Oxford, before joining a lab to investigate why the immune system can’t control HIV. She then worked in science communication for the MS Society and joined Cancer Research UK’s News and Content team in 2017, where she writes for the blog and news feed.
This week’s top stories: HPV vaccine is safe and effective and London Mayor to ban junk food ads on public transport.
Questions are being asked of the tests used to diagnose prostate cancer, and how they can be improved. We cover the latest research, including specialist MRI.
Headlines today have linked mobile use to brain tumours, but the claims don’t match the study they’re covering.
In the news this week: ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks and scientists publish results from the largest ever genetic analysis of cancer.
In the news this week: teenagers exposed to junk food ads are twice as likely to be obese and new child vaping research
In this Science Surgery post we explore the work being done to use existing treatments in other types of cancer.
The week’s top stories: developing a cancer blood test and is screening all women over 30 for faulty genes the way forward in breast cancer?
This week’s news features health warning on cigarettes and long-term results from a trial testing engineered immune cells in aggressive lymphoma.