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.
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.
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.
Our scientists have shown it’s possible to detect brain tumour DNA in the liquid surrounding the brain using a cheap technique.
In the news this week: cases of severe obesity in year 6 pupils hits record high and people under 25 are drinking less alcohol.
Dr James Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo have been given a Nobel Prize for revolutionising our understanding of how the immune system sees cancer.
In the news this week: Obesity is set to overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in women.
In this week’s news: a pathologist shortage is causing delays to cancer diagnosis and PHE launches its annual Stoptober campaign.
Category: Science blog September 8, 2018
In the news this week: NHS will fund personalised cell therapy for some children with blood cancer and bowel cancer screening uptake is dropping.
Category: Science blog August 25, 2018
In the news this week: the health risks caused by drinking alcohol and scientists discover a promising drug target for some lung cancers.