Science Communication Manager at Worldwide Cancer Research
67 published posts
Sea sponges to the rescue!
Dr Vicky Forster “My Mum told me to be the one to figure out the problem. So that’s exactly what I set out to do.”
World No Tobacco day – why it’s never too late to quit.
The research keeping more women alive this Mother’s Day
Six ways 2016 was an amazing year for cancer research
When heartburn could be a sign of cancer
Will losing excess weight reduce my cancer risk?
Karyotypes – more than just a pretty picture
Scientists reveal how indestructible cancer cells survive
How our researchers are using gold to ‘super charge’ cancer therapies
Oily fish & fish oils: the health benefits you never knew about
Glimmers of hope for pancreatic cancer
A new era for cancer treatment
Is the chance of getting prostate cancer written in our DNA?
Researching cancer in tiny droplets of water
Breaking down bowel cancer
Can we stop bowel cancer before it starts?
Celebrating International Women’s Day
Spotlight on rare cancers for Rare Disease Day
Immunotherapy – the future of cancer treatment?
World Cancer Day – why aren’t we finished yet?
A day in the lab of a cancer researcher: immunologist
New research underway to cheer you up on ‘the most depressing day of the year’
Professor Alan Clarke 1963-2015
The path of true love (and research) never did run smooth
Where do scientists (and cancer cells) get their energy?
Using a molecular plaster to beat cancer
Olaparib – a research success story
Nobel Prizes for DNA repair scientists
Hope for people with mesothelioma
Pancreatic and lung cancer patients need your help
A day in the lab of a cancer researcher: fly geneticist
Speaking out about mouth cancer
Why are scientists buzzing about flies?
Triple-negative breast cancer – how we’re helping progress research
Beat cancer by banning bacon butties?
Using the body clock to help beat brain tumours
Climbing mountains against breast cancer
Teaching an old drug new tricks – using metformin to treat cancer
Can chillies help beat cancer?
Cutting off the energy supply
Beating blood cancers
Changing the future for children with cancer
Skin cancer – beauty is skin deep
Anti-parasite drugs for river blindness could treat breast cancer
Solving a 50-year mystery: how is malaria causing cancer in Africa’s “lymphoma belt?”
The cancers stuck in the 1970s
In praise of exploration
The Greek debt crisis – a tragedy for cancer research?
The quest for answers – A cancer journey
A day in the lab of a cancer researcher: medicinal chemist
Colin Thomson Memorial Medal recognises Professor Ian Macara’s important contribution to cancer research
From camels to sharks – thinking outside the box for new cancer treatments
‘Distress beacon’ drives inflammation in skin cancer
Talking cancer research at the NCRI conference
A day in the lab of a cancer researcher: cell biologist
Turning the tables on deadly ovarian cancer
A new way to destroy cancer cells
Finding answers to drug resistance in ovarian cancer
27 new cancer research projects awarded – how do we decide?
Love research breakthroughs? Then love this worm
Cholesterol a ‘magnet’ to prostate cancer- so do we put down that butter?
Understanding cancer’s acid bath
New role for ‘old-timer’ cancer gene
Rare cancers- who cares?
The nanowarrior: using nanomedicine to fight cancer
How we measure our impact against cancer