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.
Brain tumours are one of the biggest challenges in cancer research, but we have a plan to tackle them.
Category: Science blog June 29, 2016
In January 2016, US President Barack Obama announced a new effort to accelerate progress against cancer. Headed up by Obama’s…
Category: Science blog May 14, 2016
A bite-size digest of all the weeks key stories in cancer research, policy and health.
Category: Science blog May 6, 2016
We look back on the key topics and trends discussed at the American Association of Cancer Research’s recent Annual Meeting in New Orleans
Category: Science blog January 13, 2016
We look at the key themes that emerged from the first ever Molecular Analysis for Personalised Therapy conference in Paris last year
Category: Science blog January 5, 2016
The third of our Grand Challenge topics asks: can we prevent cancer by studying ‘scars’ in its DNA?
Category: Science blog December 1, 2015
Last night’s Panorama on BBC1 contained new – and shocking – allegations about the behaviour of one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies
Category: Science blog November 24, 2015
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.
All the events from the third day of this year’s National Cancer Research Institute conference in Liverpool
We look back to the 1990s, and to our ‘first-in-man’ trial of prostate cancer drug abiraterone – a vital step in the drug’s development