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Ed worked in Cancer Research UK’s health evidence and information department between 2004 and 2011. He has since left the charity to pursue a career as a freelance journalist and science writer.

World Health Organisation verdict on mobile phones and cancer

Category: Science blog May 31, 2011

UPDATE 20/10/11: Today’s announcement is discussed here Do mobile phones cause cancer? The debate has been raging f...

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New study doesn’t show that coffee prevents breast cancer

Category: Science blog May 11, 2011

Coffee is one of those things that feels like it should be bad for you, probably because it tastes nice and lots of people...

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Expert opinion: aspirin and cancer – the unanswered questions

Category: Science blog December 7, 2010

In the light of today’s headlines about aspirin and cancer, we spoke to one of our leading scientists Professor Janusz J...

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Aspirin cuts risk of dying from several types of cancer

Category: Science blog December 7, 2010

A new study suggests that taking low doses of aspirin for at least five years can reduce the risk of dying from cancer. Th...

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NCRI conference: How could the HPV vaccine change cervical screening?

Category: Science blog November 9, 2010

The cervical cancer screening programme has been around since 1988. In that time, it has saved as many as one hundred thou...

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Being physically active can help reduce the risk of womb cancer

Category: Science blog September 29, 2010

Keeping active is great for your health. It keeps excess fat at bay, gives you a rush of mood-enhancing endorphins, and ke...

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Improving the health of our economy

Category: Science blog September 8, 2010

On 20th October the UK Government will announce how they’re going to distribute public money in the coming years. As a n...

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