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.
In the news this week: cancer survival in the UK is increasing, despite having the lowest rate compared to other high-income countries.
In the news this week: hormone replacement therapy has been linked to breast cancer risk even a decade after use.
Cancer treatments can work in lots of different ways, aiming to kill tumour cells or keep them under control. Ideally they cause tumours to shrink, but they can also be considered successful if they stop tumours growing. But unfortunately, the effects don’t always last forever.
There has been an overall increase in early stage cancer detection in Scotland and Simon Armitage has engraved his latest poem on a cancer pill.
In the news this week: The government sets a smokefree target of 2030 for England and can eating fish reduce your risk of bowel cancer?
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.
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.
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.
In the news this week: Can the HPV vaccination help reduce cervical cancer in Rwanda? And shining a light on sunscreen.
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.