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: a new screening review encourages appointment times to fit in more with busy lifestyles, and how can exercise help with cancer treatment?
Taking blood during surgery could help scientists decide how likely lung cancer is to return after surgery, and Dame Sally Davies tackles childhood obesity in her final report as chief medical officer.
A peculiar type of tumour, in an even more peculiar type of animal, could hold some clues to help scientists overcome immunotherapy resistance in humans.
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.