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Nell studied biology and then did a Masters in science communication. She worked freelance as a science writer and events organiser before joining Cancer Research UK in 2009. She acts as a media spokesperson for the charity and also works on the Annual Review.

A legacy of ground-breaking research

Read the inspiring story of how a generous gift left by a couple in their Will is helping our scientists understand how cancers spread.

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Why we’re Standing Up To Cancer

Sometimes the battle of science against cancer can seem like a long, hard slog. But history proves that research can…

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ASCO 2012 – best of the rest

In her third and final report from this year’s ASCO conference, Nell Barrie reflects on her personal highlights of the…

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ASCO 2012 – a new treatment for HER2-positive breast cancer?

In this second report from the ASCO conference, Nell Barrie discusses an experimental “armed antibody” for the treatment of breast…

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ASCO 2012: Is immunotherapy finally coming of age?

While the UK enjoyed the rather wet Jubilee celebrations this weekend, thousands of cancer experts gathered in Chicago for the…

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New trial to test spice extract curcumin against bowel cancer

Headline writers take note: curry doesn’t cure cancer. But over the years, several studies have given researchers a tantalising glimpse…

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Spotting cancer early – our partnership with Tesco

If cancer is diagnosed early, it’s nearly always easier to treat successfully. But too many cancers are still diagnosed at…

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Expert Opinion: Professor Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke

‘Know your enemy’ is a quote that rings true for scientists studying cancer.  And in order to beat the disease…

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New treatments for rare cancers

Anyone who’s been affected by cancer will be used to hearing about the ‘big four’ – breast, lung, bowel and…

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Boosting research to tackle lung cancer

Lung cancer is a big problem in the UK November is lung cancer awareness month, so it’s time to focus…

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