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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.

Our 5 biggest cancer research stories from 2018

Category: Science blog December 17, 2018 11 comments

This year we’ve taken important steps towards tackling the most aggressive cancers and making treatments kinder for children, all thanks to your generous donations.

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News digest – lung cancer screening study, 100,000 genomes sequenced, NHS proton beam therapy and a ‘universal cancer blood test’

Category: Science blog December 8, 2018 0 comments

In this week’s news: why a ‘universal cancer test’ is not yet ready for patients and the UK’s largest ever lung cancer screening study will open next year.

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News digest – junk food ad ban, cancer-killing viruses, immunotherapy on the NHS and sugar supplements

Category: Science blog November 24, 2018 0 comments

In the news this week: more NHS patients will receive immunotherapy and we explain why a sugar supplement isn’t a proven cancer treatment just yet.

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Fishing for tumour DNA in the liquid bathing the brain

Category: Science blog November 6, 2018 2 comments

Our scientists have shown it’s possible to detect brain tumour DNA in the liquid surrounding the brain using a cheap technique.

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News digest – rising childhood obesity, personalised medicine, binge drinking falls and air pollution and mouth cancer

Category: Science blog October 13, 2018 2 comments

In the news this week: cases of severe obesity in year 6 pupils hits record high and people under 25 are drinking less alcohol.

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Nobel Prize 2018: How Allison and Honjo turned immune cells against cancer

Category: Science blog October 1, 2018 9 comments

Dr James Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo have been given a Nobel Prize for revolutionising our understanding of how the immune system sees cancer.

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News digest – obesity, the contraceptive pill, breast cancer rates and cancer in Kenya

Category: Science blog September 29, 2018 0 comments

In the news this week: Obesity is set to overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in women.

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News digest – Stoptober, NHS drug decisions, quality calories and the childhood cancer survivor turned scientist

Category: Science blog September 22, 2018 0 comments

In this week’s news: a pathologist shortage is causing delays to cancer diagnosis and PHE launches its annual Stoptober campaign.

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News digest – NHS to fund personalised immunotherapy, bowel cancer screening, worldwide inactivity and living with a brain tumour

Category: Science blog September 8, 2018 Comments are closed

In the news this week: NHS will fund personalised cell therapy for some children with blood cancer and bowel cancer screening uptake is dropping.

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News digest – radiologist shortage, ‘no deal’ Brexit plans, e-cigarettes and alcohol

Category: Science blog August 25, 2018 Comments are closed

In the news this week: the health risks caused by drinking alcohol and scientists discover a promising drug target for some lung cancers.

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