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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.

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

Category: Science blog July 13, 2019 2 comments

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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Science Surgery: ‘Does cancer attack every age group?’

Category: Science blog July 12, 2019 0 comments

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Science Surgery

Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.

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News digest – HPV vaccine, prostate cancer urine test, IVF breast cancer risk and baby food

Category: Science blog June 29, 2019 3 comments

In the news this week: an experimental urine test detects aggressive prostate cancer and cancer patients in Scotland are waiting even longer for treatment.

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The scientists on a mission to revolutionise brain tumour research

Category: Science blog June 17, 2019 25 comments

Meet our three new international teams of scientists that have been awarded £18 million to revolutionise brain tumour research.

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News digest – obesity projections, immunotherapy trials, Vitamin D and cancer ‘cure’ documentaries

Category: Science blog June 8, 2019 3 comments

In the news this week: The low-down from the world’s largest cancer conference and the dangerous documentaries spreading misinformation about cancer.

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News digest – bowel cancer rates, brain tumour ‘pink drink’, cigarette displays and chewing gum

Category: Science blog May 18, 2019 3 comments

In the news this week: bowel cancer rates in younger people is on the rise and fewer children smoke thanks to cigarette display bans in shops.

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Clearing up chemo options for frail and elderly patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers

Category: Science blog May 15, 2019 12 comments

Older patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers might benefit from low dose treatment, according to our unpublished clinical trial results.

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News digest – obesity research, HPV detection in urine, breast cancer treatment test and diet

Category: Science blog May 4, 2019 3 comments

In the news this week: a urine test for cervical cancer screening? And more insight into obesity in the UK.

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News digest – red and processed meat, DNA ‘fingerprints’, targeted leukaemia drugs and CRISPR

Category: Science blog April 19, 2019 4 comments

In the news this week: even moderation consumption of red and processed meat can increase bowel cancer risk.

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News digest – discount junk food deals, lung cancer immunotherapy, cigarettes and wine

Category: Science blog March 30, 2019 1 comment

In this week’s news: new research asks, ‘how many cigarettes are in a bottle of wine?’ and special offers fuel obese shoppers.

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