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Gabi studied cellular and molecular medicine at the University of Bristol, focusing on cancer biology and immunology. After a stint at a diagnostics lab in Madagascar she completed a Master’s in science communication at Imperial College London. She joined the News and Content team at Cancer Research UK in 2016, where she spends her days blogging as well as making science films and animations.

Womb cancer stats reveal treatment variation across England

Our new stats show a staggering variation in treatment plans for women diagnosed with womb cancer across England.

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Predicting lung cancer’s return at surgery

New lung cancer research shows that detecting potential tumour cells leaving the vein in the lung at surgery may predict the diseases return.

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News digest – alcohol pricing success, cancer treatment experience, European drug approval and garlic

In the news this week: a new breed of cancer drug is approved in Europe and minimum pricing of alcohol in Scotland is cutting drinking rates.

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Science Surgery: ‘Does cancer affect the future development of children?’

This entry is part 18 of 18 in the series Science Surgery

Our latest Science Surgery instalment answers the question, ‘Does cancer affect the future development of children?’

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News digest – NHS staff shortages, ‘snack tax’, cancer cell ‘sleep mode’ and PTSD

In the news this week: our figures show how NHS staff shortages are undermining ambitions to diagnose cancer early and parents in Scotland support restrictions on junk food price promotions.

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News digest – ovarian cancer blood test, obesity in Scotland, cancer waiting times in Wales and statins

In the news this week: our scientists have developed an ovarian cancer blood test that maybe be able to detect cancer two years earlier than current methods.

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News digest – personalised breast cancer blood test, AI funding boost, ‘calorie tax’ and burgers

£250 million towards an AI lab for the NHS and an experimental breast cancer blood test detects early disease.

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Government says England will be smokefree by 2030. But how will it get there?

The Government proposes some new and old ways to prevent disease.

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News digest – soaring skin cancer rates, breast milk, 5G and does eating insects really protect against cancer?

In the news this week: soaring melanoma skin cancer rates in younger adults and does eating insects really protect against cancer?

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News digest – sugary drinks, vagina bacteria, NHS info through Amazon’s Alexa and ‘War in the Blood’

In the news this week: a potential link between sugary drinks and cancer and the NHS teams up with Amazon Alexa to provide accessible health information.

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