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Catherine studied anatomical science at the University of Bristol before heading to London. She completed her PhD in Immunology at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, tracking the movement of immune cells. She joined the Science Communications team at Cancer Research UK in 2016, where she works to help communicate the charity’s research to the public.

Prostate cancer radiotherapy could have benefits even after the disease has spread

Category: Science blog October 21, 2018 3 comments

Trial finds prostate radiotherapy plus standard treatment improves survival for some men whose prostate cancer has spread, which could help thousands in the UK.

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Developing kinder treatments for people with brain tumours

Category: Science blog September 20, 2018 3 comments

We look at why researchers are working towards brain tumour treatments that are not only more effective, but also kinder.

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Vitamin C as a treatment for cancer: the evidence so far

Category: Science blog April 25, 2018 9 comments

Headlines from last year could have you believe that eating oranges could cure cancer. But is there any evidence behind vitamin C as a cancer treatment?

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From cancer evolution to targeting faulty genetics – our new fellows

Category: Science blog October 31, 2017 Comments are closed

Find out the burning questions some of our researchers want to answer as they set up their own research teams for the first time.

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Meet our scientists investigating cancers’ weak spots, showing research ROCKs, and much more

Category: Science blog October 27, 2017 Comments are closed

We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.

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Cancer blood tests and learning from HIV – our latest Pioneer Awards

Category: Science blog September 29, 2017 Comments are closed

Drawing similarities between how the immune system reacts to lung cancer and HIV could uncover potential new drug targets.

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News digest – Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and… breaking cancer’s ‘legs’?

Category: Science blog July 1, 2017 2 comments

Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.

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News digest – Improving prostate cancer survival, a life-extending app, yoga and… a tribute to Professor Patrick Johnston.

Category: Science blog June 10, 2017 1 comment

Improving prostate cancer survival, a life-extending app, yoga and our tribute to the remarkable Professor Patrick Johnston. Here’s our weekly news report.

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News digest – a new idea to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… breast milk?

Category: Science blog May 20, 2017 Comments are closed

An idea to use the Zika virus to tackle brain tumours, 3D printed ovaries, sunscreen and… is breast milk the next ‘cancer cure’? Here’s our weekly news digest.

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From finding cancers’ paper trail to harnessing the power of the Zika virus – our latest Pioneer Awards

Category: Science blog May 19, 2017 29 comments

Find out about the pioneering ideas our researchers are putting to the test, from harnessing the power of the Zika virus to finding cancer’s paper trail.

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