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Amy Warnock

Amy studied neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh before completing her PhD in the neuroendocrinology of feeding behaviour. She then moved into science communication, having worked in both the charitable and higher education sectors. She joined Cancer Research UK in 2022 where she manages the digital news team.
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A microscope image showing cells affected by Barrett's oesophagus, a precancer that can lead to oesophageal cancer.

For oesophageal cancer awareness month, we’ve rounded up four of our articles on the latest research into oesophageal cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.   For oesophageal cancer awareness month, we’ve rounded up four of our articles on the latest research into oesophageal cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.  

by Amy Warnock | Analysis | 9 February 2024

9 February 2024

Microscopic images of pleural fluid cytology of a small cell oat cell carcinoma
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  • Health & Medicine

10 ways we’ve influenced progress in lung cancer

From uncovering some of the causes of lung cancer, through to contributing to drugs used to treat it, here are 10 ways we have worked towards progress in lung cancer. From uncovering some of the causes of lung cancer, through to contributing to drugs used to treat it, here are 10 ways we have worked towards progress in lung cancer.

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 1 November 2023

1 November 2023

CRUK Scotland Institute

Today we announced our largest ever investment in Scotland of up to £123m as part of a seven-year commitment to the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute Today we announced our largest ever investment in Scotland of up to £123m as part of a seven-year commitment to the Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute

by Amy Warnock | News | 20 September 2023

20 September 2023

A female researcher in the lab smiling

Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, more than one million deaths have been avoided in the UK since the mid-1980s. We’re celebrating just a few of our cancer research milestones over the past 40 years. And, to show just what they mean, we’re highlighting some of the special moments they’ve made possible.  Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, more than one million deaths have been avoided in the UK since the mid-1980s. We’re celebrating just a few of our cancer research milestones over the past 40 years. And, to show just what they mean, we’re highlighting some of the special moments they’ve made possible. 

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 1 September 2023

1 September 2023

a smoking cigarette

New analysis released on World No Tobacco Day by Cancer Research UK estimates that tobacco causes the death of one person every five minutes in the UK New analysis released on World No Tobacco Day by Cancer Research UK estimates that tobacco causes the death of one person every five minutes in the UK

by Amy Warnock | News | 31 May 2023

31 May 2023

In one of their recently published papers, TRACERx researchers may have found a new way to track changes in a tumour and see how likely it is to spread, by looking at blood samples.  In one of their recently published papers, TRACERx researchers may have found a new way to track changes in a tumour and see how likely it is to spread, by looking at blood samples. 

by Amy Warnock | Analysis | 1 May 2023

1 May 2023

Deborah James smiling at the camera while sitting on a sofa in a floral dress

In her final weeks, fuelled by her spirit of ‘rebellious hope’ and passion to help others, Deborah worked to establish the Bowelbabe Fund for Cancer Research UK, to support projects she was passionate about. Today the initial projects to receive funding from the Bowelbabe Fund have been announced. In her final weeks, fuelled by her spirit of ‘rebellious hope’ and passion to help others, Deborah worked to establish the Bowelbabe Fund for Cancer Research UK, to support projects she was passionate about. Today the initial projects to receive funding from the Bowelbabe Fund have been announced.

by Amy Warnock | News | 5 April 2023

5 April 2023

A glass Flame of Hope award

The Flame of Hope Awards are our annual celebration of our most outstanding and dedicated supporters and volunteers. Here we’re highlighting four of this year’s amazing Flame of Hope winners.   The Flame of Hope Awards are our annual celebration of our most outstanding and dedicated supporters and volunteers. Here we’re highlighting four of this year’s amazing Flame of Hope winners.  

by Amy Warnock | Personal stories | 3 April 2023

3 April 2023

Headshots of Dame Valerie Beral, Anne Szarewski, Nandita deSouza and Yvonne Barr

As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more. As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we’re celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more.

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 25 January 2023

25 January 2023

Headshots of Ruth Plummer, Eve Wiltshaw and Judith Bliss

As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we're celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more. As our 20th anniversary year draws to a close, we're celebrating some of the pioneering women who have contributed to impactful cancer research and paved the way for even more.

by Amy Warnock | In depth | 18 January 2023

18 January 2023