Áine studied genetics at University College Cork, Ireland before making the move to London in 2010 and completing a PhD in cancer biology at Barts Cancer Institute. She joined the science communications team at Cancer Research UK in 2014 where she works to communicate the charity’s research to the public.
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The damage caused to specialised stem cells’ DNA could help explain why drinking increases the risk of cancer.
Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.
We take a look at results from the STAMPEDE clinical trial, which is researching how to improve treatment for men with prostate cancer.
We speak to Jane Hair, a biobanker involved in the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.
We speak to Amanda Watson, research nurse on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.
We speak to Susie Brown, Trial Coordinator on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.
We speak to Cindy Billingham, lead statistician on the National Lung Matrix Trial, about what her job involves.
A team of scientists are aiming to improve our understanding of what causes cancer, potentially preventing more cases in the future.