Lilly studied natural sciences at the University of Nottingham, majoring in biology and physical geography. After working as a project coordinator for a hospital charity, she completed a Master’s in science communication at Imperial College London. She joined the digital news team at Cancer Research UK in December 2019, writing for the science blog and creating short science films and animations.
Results have revealed that around half of those eligible would prefer self-sampling for cervical screening over being tested by a clinician.
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Less than a year after The University of Birmingham had partnered with Nonacus to produce a urine test for bladder cancer, the first results are in.
Our researchers across the world are investigating a potential link between bowel cancer and the microbiome, and the potential role antibiotics might play.
This week, NHS England has proposed a shift in new standards for cancer care and waiting times, with an emphasis on a more recently introduced measure, called the ‘Faster Diagnosis Standard (FDS).
“Our motivation for studying it is because there haven’t been any new effective treatments for decades.” Overall, survival for children’s…
A new report by NHS Digital reveals how breast screening services were impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Research finds women with breast pain alone were no more to receive a diagnosis of breast cancer than women with no symptoms.
New research has found that using an advanced MRI technique may enable doctors to pinpoint potentially aggressive or fast-growing cancers and guide treatment pathways.