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Jacob studied biochemistry at the University of Exeter, which included study abroad at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. After working in education, he completed a Master’s in science communication at Imperial College London. He joined the digital news team at Cancer Research UK in March 2022, writing for the news site and contributing to our podcast, That Cancer Conversation.

Immune cell count could determine whether chemotherapy is required in oropharyngeal cancer, new study finds 

A new study has found that the level of a person’s immune cells may provide an indication of whether they would benefit from chemotherapy in oropharyngeal cancer.

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New study identifies how obesity may increase the risk of developing womb cancer

Lifelong excess weight almost doubles a woman’s risk of developing womb cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-funded study published in BMC Medicine.

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Emergency presentations: what are they, and what do they mean for cancer survival?

Cancer survival is a key measure of the effectiveness of healthcare systems. In the UK, the fact that people are…

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