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Lilly studied natural sciences at the University of Nottingham, majoring in biology and physical geography. After working as a project coordinator for a hospital charity, she completed a Master’s in science communication at Imperial College London. She joined the News and Content team at Cancer Research UK in December 2019, writing for the science blog and creating short science films and animations.

News digest – cervical cancer progress, new immune cell, breast cancer scans and repurposed drugs

In the news this week:  cervical cancer progress in Britain has stalled in the last decade, as screening uptake remains stubbornly low.

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News digest – NHS drug decision, cost of cancer, missed GP appointments and prostate cancer deaths

In the news this week: a new type of targeted cancer drug is initial rejected for use on the NHS in England

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News digest – transforming clinical trials, AI and brain surgery, vaping and breast cancer genetics

In the news this week: our scientists want to transform the way clinical trials are run and 191 genes are linked to breast cancer development in new research.

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Our biggest cancer news stories of 2019

We look back at the top cancer news stories of 2019, including the first trial of a cancer breath test and a new international collaboration to understand how the bacteria in our gut help cancer grow.

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News digest – NHS drug decisions, leukaemia treatment trials and long term anastrozole benefits

In the news this week: breast cancer drug combo made more widely available on the NHS and the long term benefits of anastrozole are revealed.

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