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

Category: Science blog August 24, 2019 1 comment

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

Category: Science blog August 10, 2019 3 comments

£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?

Category: Science blog July 23, 2019 21 comments

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?

Category: Science blog July 20, 2019 7 comments

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’

Category: Science blog July 13, 2019 4 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 16 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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