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Kat Arney

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.
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Triple negative breast cancer has poorer survival and is less well understood than other types, but research is making a difference. Triple negative breast cancer has poorer survival and is less well understood than other types, but research is making a difference.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 30 June 2014

30 June 2014

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Every year in the UK around 350 men are diagnosed with breast cancer, but because the disease is rare, it can be difficult to diagnose. Every year in the UK around 350 men are diagnosed with breast cancer, but because the disease is rare, it can be difficult to diagnose.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 12 June 2014

12 June 2014

A rare sunny weekend in the UK is a great opportunity to get the barbecue out and tuck in to some tasty food. Here are some healthier alternatives. A rare sunny weekend in the UK is a great opportunity to get the barbecue out and tuck in to some tasty food. Here are some healthier alternatives.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 2 June 2014

2 June 2014

Multiple myeloma cells

Media outlets are awash with the news that researchers in the US have apparently cured cancer with the measles virus. What are the facts behind the headlines? Media outlets are awash with the news that researchers in the US have apparently cured cancer with the measles virus. What are the facts behind the headlines?

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 16 May 2014

16 May 2014

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The new Environment and Health Atlas charts data about diseases such as cancer alongside environmental risk factors including pollution and pesticides. The new Environment and Health Atlas charts data about diseases such as cancer alongside environmental risk factors including pollution and pesticides.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 25 April 2014

25 April 2014

Selfies raise 8 million
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#nomakeupselfie – some questions answered

What does £8m pay for? And what about the polar bears? We answer your questions about #nomakeupselfie. What does £8m pay for? And what about the polar bears? We answer your questions about #nomakeupselfie.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 25 March 2014

25 March 2014

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Our researchers are developing innovative new techniques to find better ways to treat cancer in the future. Our researchers are developing innovative new techniques to find better ways to treat cancer in the future.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 14 February 2014

14 February 2014

Sleeping Beauty

Researchers are using a technique called Sleeping Beauty to probe the genetic faults that drive medulloblastoma, the most common type of childhood brain tumour. Researchers are using a technique called Sleeping Beauty to probe the genetic faults that drive medulloblastoma, the most common type of childhood brain tumour.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 17 January 2014

17 January 2014

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The lab of Cancer Research UK scientist Professor Tony Kouzarides focuses on how genes get turned on and off - we explore his work and how it links to cancer. The lab of Cancer Research UK scientist Professor Tony Kouzarides focuses on how genes get turned on and off - we explore his work and how it links to cancer.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 25 October 2013

25 October 2013

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Our researchers are looking at the links between tangled DNA and cancer - find out how a DNA detangling molecule could protect against tumours. Our researchers are looking at the links between tangled DNA and cancer - find out how a DNA detangling molecule could protect against tumours.

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 10 October 2013

10 October 2013