Alex completed a PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Bath where he developed prediction algorithms to target cancer pathways in cells. He joined Cancer Research UK’s News and Content team in 2020, where he writes for the science blog.
Cancers can start in many different organs but we rarely hear about cancers starting in the heart. We sat down with cardiologist Dr Rohin Francis to find an answer for the question: what makes the heart so special?
The first proton beam therapy clinical trial in the UK is finding out if this innovative new form of radiotherapy can improve throat cancer treatment.
We caught up with people living with cancer across the country, to find out how the coronavirus pandemic has been affecting them and their families.
A team of Cancer Research UK-funded scientists have been investigating the role of exercise in reducing the risk of liver cancer in mice
2020 has seen people across the globe impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Science is no exception – with many…
The National Lung Matrix Trial – a £25 million collaboration with pharmaceutical companies and the NHS – has been exploring how patients with non small cell lung cancer respond to more tailored, targeted treatments.
Cancer Research UK scientists have developed a new way to analyse blood for evidence of cancer that could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods.
Scientists working on the TRACERx project have mapped how the immune systems responds to lung tumours over time
We caught up with people living with cancer across the country, to find out how isolation due to the pandemic has been affecting them and their families.