Katie studied biochemistry at the University of Oxford, before joining a lab to investigate why the immune system can’t control HIV. She then worked in science communication for the MS Society and joined Cancer Research UK in 2017, where she manages the digital news team.
Disruption to cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment has led to more than 45,000 fewer people starting cancer treatment between March 2020 and March 2021.
A disposable camera that’s small enough to swallow and powerful enough to help rule out bowel cancer. And it could be coming to a clinic near you.
There’s been a steady stream of figures since the pandemic began, each laying bare what many people have seen first-hand – the impact on health services.
We’ve partnered with the National Cancer Institute in the US (NCI) to stimulate even more innovative research collaborations through Cancer Grand Challenges.
We’ve estimated it will cost HEE between £142 million and £260 million more than it already invests to grow the key cancer professions by 45%.
New figures released today reveal that there are around 20,000 extra cancer cases each year in more deprived areas of the UK.
Six months since lockdown, we’ve got a much clearer picture how cancer services were affected, and how well they’re recovering.