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

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

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

Older patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers might benefit from low dose treatment, according to our unpublished clinical trial results.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

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

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

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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Cigarettes and alcohol: should we be communicating cancer risk in terms of cigarettes smoked?

Research today asked: ‘How many cigarettes are in a bottle of wine?’ But how these stats might now affect the way people view drinking remains to be seen.

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Could the bacteria in our gut help treat cancer?

This entry is part 19 of 22 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

Gut bacteria may help some bowel cancers grow. Our Grand Challenge scientists want to see if tinkering with these tiny communities could be a new way to treat cancer.

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News digest – bladder cancer waiting times, crowdfunding cancer treatment and a cervical screening rebrand

In this week’s news: cervical screening campaign launches in England and research in mice suggests why cancer commonly spreads to the liver.

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News digest – cancer stem cells, breast screening, liquid biopsies and vaping in teens

In this week’s news: breast screening rates in the UK fall to the lowest in 10 years and a new report looks at vaping in young people.

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