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Henry spent four years at university studying biochemistry before realising that the laboratory life wasn’t for him, and going to work for a science journal instead. From there, he went on to do a Masters in Science Communication and, after a brief flirtation with science journalism, in 2003 he started working for Cancer Research UK. He manages the charity’s news feed and this blog.

‘My fiancee is gone but she’s still helping others fight cancer’

Following the publication of a new piece of cancer research, one of our colleagues reflects on the contribution his late fiancee made in making it happen.

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Making a special case – how to boost brain tumour research

Brain tumours are one of the biggest challenges in cancer research, but we have a plan to tackle them.

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Our Moonshot pledge to accelerate research on detecting early signs of cancer

We’ve partnered with the Cancer Moonshot initiative, set up by US President Barack Obama in 2016 to accelerate progress against cancer.

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News digest – waiting time woe, cancer plans, post mortem study boost and… John Oliver?

A bite-size digest of all the weeks key stories in cancer research, policy and health.

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More pieces of the jigsaw fall into place at the 2016 AACR Conference

We look back on the key topics and trends discussed at the American Association of Cancer Research’s recent Annual Meeting in New Orleans

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The route to ‘precision’ medicine – four key challenges we need to meet

We look at the key themes that emerged from the first ever Molecular Analysis for Personalised Therapy conference in Paris last year

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Grand Challenge three: prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA

This entry is part 5 of 21 in the series Grand Challenge

The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?

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BBC Panorama’s tobacco industry revelations are genuinely shocking

Last night’s Panorama on BBC1 contained new – and shocking – allegations about the behaviour of one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies

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Diesel emissions – an emerging public health issue?

As experts call for more research into the influence of diesel emissions on lung cancer rates in non-smokers, we take a look at the state of the evidence.

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NCRI cancer conference day 3: radiotherapy, lifestyle… and a pill to prevent cancer?

All the events from the third day of this year’s National Cancer Research Institute conference in Liverpool

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