Safia studied biology at UCL and she followed that up with a PhD looking at how cancer cells respond to chemotherapy. Her first three years at CRUK were with the science communications team but she’s since moved to research funding where she’s looking for ways to boost research into cancers of the pancreas, lung, oesophagus and brain.
Category: Science blog October 12, 2011
Pancreatic cancer continues to be one of the hardest cancers to treat, so as part of our Research Strategy, we’ve…
Category: Science blog September 30, 2011
Dr Des Powe wants to find out whether beta blockers could be used to treat cancer. Can you teach an…
Category: Science blog August 5, 2011
We revisit a discovery that spawned a whole new field of cancer research and led to the development of drugs that are used to treat cancer patients today.
Category: Science blog April 27, 2011
Scientists are constantly asking why so many of us get cancer, but perhaps an equally interesting question is why so…