Michael studied biochemistry at the University of Glasgow, before completing a PhD at Queen Mary University of London where he investigated how cells communicate. After that he worked in a science press office and joined Cancer Research UK’s News and Multimedia team in 2016, where he writes for the blog and news feed.
Headlines say cancer down to ‘bad luck’; the Pill and cancer risk; on average global smoking rates are falling; and can a blood test work for screening?
New research predicts that 2 in 3 cancers are ‘due to bad luck’, we look at why the story is a bit more complicated than that.
Smoking rates are falling, NHS England is failing on waiting times, Budget day came around and… are you what you eat?
This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.
Category: Science blog January 11, 2017
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Our scientists are looking for ways to use blood tests in cancer prognosis and treatment planning.