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Oliver studied Natural Sciences at Bath University. He spent several years working in science publishing in various editorial roles, including as Copy Editor of Nature Reviews Cancer. He’s also worked as a freelance medical and healthcare copywriter. Oliver worked in Cancer Research UK’s News and Multimedia team between 2009 and 20014, helping to manage the charity’s blog and news feed.

Highlights from the NCRI conference (day 1)

Category: Science blog November 3, 2013 1 comment

On the opening day of the 2013 NCRI cancer conference we explore our highlights, including cervical cancer, personalised medicine and skin cancer.

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We’ve boosted funding into cancer imaging – here’s why

Category: Science blog October 24, 2013 2 comments

UK cancer imaging is set to get a £35 million boost – we explain why this is important in the fight against cancer.

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A new age of cancer classification and treatment

Category: Science blog October 15, 2013 4 comments

Large-scale studies from across the globe are providing genetic clues that link different tumours – but what does this mean for how we define and treat cancer?

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News digest – re-classifying cancer, shark antibodies, Herceptin and more

Category: Science blog September 28, 2013 Comments are closed

Here’s our pick of the week’s big cancer news stories, including the future for cancer classification, shark antibodies, injectable Herceptin and more.

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News digest – radiotherapy for breast cancer, nuclear power plants, zebrafish and more

Category: Science blog September 21, 2013 4 comments

This week’s pick of the cancer headlines include news about radiotherapy doses and breast cancer, leukaemia and nuclear power plants, plus zebrafish and more.

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News digest – e-cigarettes, childhood leukaemia, skin implants and more

Category: Science blog September 14, 2013 16 comments

Here’s our pick of the week’s cancer news, including e-cigarettes, a rare genetic link to childhood leukaemia, cancer-targeting skin implants and more.

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Listening to the people affected by cancer: our UK-wide engagement event

Category: Science blog September 10, 2013 1 comment

We’ve been hearing about how our work affects people all over the country who’ve been affected by cancer – see what they said and join the discussion.

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News digest – brain lasers, tamoxifen, shark myths and more

Category: Science blog September 6, 2013 1 comment

This week’s cancer news included stories about laser technology for brain tumour surgery, breast cancer treatment, cancer myths and more.

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News digest – ovarian screening, radiotherapy investment, Scottish smokers, and more

Category: Science blog August 30, 2013 Comments are closed

Take a look at our pick of the week’s cancer headlines, including ovarian cancer screening, a boost for radiotherapy, tobacco pack polling and more.

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News digest – genetic breakthrough, new skin cancer drug, neuroblastoma trial, and more

Category: Science blog August 16, 2013 1 comment

This week’s big cancer news stories included research into cancer’s genetic fingerprint, skin cancer drug approval, a childhood brain tumour trial and more.

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