Kat joined Cancer Research UK in 2004, after spending six years as a laboratory researcher. Kat loves talking about science, and regularly comments in the media on the latest discoveries as well as giving talks to staff and supporters. She has since left Cancer Research UK to pursue a career as a freelance journalist and science writer.
Our researchers have discovered that relatively small doses of purified resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine, might reduce bowel cancer risk (in mice).
It’s taken years of frustration and dedication (not to mention countless hours spent in a small room roughly the temperature…
We have become aware that scammers are tricking cancer patients and their families into handing over money for ‘cannabis oil’,…
Our scientists are piecing together cancer’s family tree, uncovering clues that could help develop better treatments in the future.
A new exhibition at the Cambridge Science Festival showcases artworks inspired by the work of Cancer Research UK scientists
Our researchers are investigating the genetic ‘patchwork’ underlying ovarian tumours, which will lead to more effective treatments in the future.
A Lethal Weapon against cancer? Researchers are using ‘synthetic lethality’ to develop new treatments based on targeting DNA repair processes.