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Ethan studied biology at the University of Bristol, before completing a master’s degree in Science Media Production at Imperial College London. He joined Cancer Research UK’s News and Content team in 2018, where he writes for the science blog, and films content for CRUK’s social media channels.

Science Snaps: seeing the effects of proteins we know nothing about

Category: Science blog June 24, 2019 1 comment

This entry is part 26 of 26 in the series Science Snaps

Anh Hoang Le, a PhD student at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute in Glasgow, studies two proteins that we know curiously little about: CYRI-A and CYRI-B.

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News digest – brain tumour awards, CAR T cell therapy, NHS ‘fast-tracking’ drugs and NICE decisions

Category: Science blog June 22, 2019 1 comment

In the news this week: new CAR T cell therapy available on the NHS and our Brain Tumour awards provides funding for three new teams.

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News digest – ultra-processed food, liquid gel spacer, night shift work and how breast cancer spreads 

Category: Science blog June 1, 2019 1 comment

In the news this week: no link found between night shift work and breast cancer and a liquid gel spacer could help reduce effects of radiotherapy on prostate cancer patients.

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News digest – NHS staff shortages, HPV vaccine in Rwanda, prostate cancer guidelines and sunscreen chemicals

Category: Science blog May 11, 2019 5 comments

In the news this week: Can the HPV vaccination help reduce cervical cancer in Rwanda? And shining a light on sunscreen.

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News digest – HPV vaccine, global diets and NHS drug decisions

Category: Science blog April 6, 2019 3 comments

In this week’s news: positive results from the HPV vaccination programme in Scotland and new research looks at the areas of our face we might miss when applying sunscreen.

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Cell culture shock – a scientist’s hunt for the perfect cocktail

Category: Science blog March 18, 2019 0 comments

Lab-grown cells live on liquid food called cell culture media. But off-the-shelf recipes could be skewing experiments, posing a challenge for cancer research.

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News digest – online prostate cancer predictor, NHS waiting times, breast cancer rulebook and Bluetooth headphones

Category: Science blog March 16, 2019 2 comments

In this week’s news: prostate cancer predictions, NHS waiting times, breast cancer rulebook rewritten and do wireless headphones cause cancer?

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Stitching together a ‘Google Earth’ for cancer

Category: Science blog February 14, 2019 18 comments

This entry is part 18 of 21 in the series Grand Challenge

Our Grand Challenge scientists at the National Physical Laboratory are using their expertise in measurement to draw a new map of cancer. The team hopes it will point to ways to diagnose and treat the disease.

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