Nick studied biomedical sciences at the University of Manchester, including one year at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute working on DNA damage and repair. He then ventured down south, completing a PhD at the Cancer Research UK London Research Institute on the signals that help cells move. He joined the News and Multimedia team in 2013, helping to manage the charity’s blog and news feed.
Category: Science blog November 14, 2015
New HRT guidelines, mouth cancer rates are rising, NHS England missed a target (again) and dodgy smells. Here’s the week’s cancer news.
Category: Science blog November 7, 2015
We report back from the NCRI cancer conference, two reports on blood DNA analysis, more meat and a unique story of tapeworm tumours.
Category: Science blog November 5, 2015
Our final report from the 2015 NCRI cancer conference, featuring the cost of cancer drugs and another update on immunotherapy.
Category: Science blog November 3, 2015
We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.
Category: Science blog November 2, 2015
New US research has unearthed a fresh take on a 126 year old theory, and it could help explain why cancers spread to different tissues.
Category: Science blog November 1, 2015
We pick out our highlights from day one of the NCRI cancer conference.
Category: Science blog October 31, 2015
Processed meat causes cancer (but you can still eat it), regional differences in cancer diagnosis, US herpes treatment and how many things cause cancer?