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Oliver Childs

Oliver studied Natural Sciences at Bath University. He spent several years working in science publishing in various editorial roles, including as Copy Editor of Nature Reviews Cancer. He’s also worked as a freelance medical and healthcare copywriter. Oliver worked in Cancer Research UK’s digital news team between 2009 and 20014, helping to manage the charity’s blog and news feed.
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A new age of cancer classification and treatment

Large-scale studies from across the globe are providing genetic clues that link different tumours - but what does this mean for how we define and treat cancer? Large-scale studies from across the globe are providing genetic clues that link different tumours - but what does this mean for how we define and treat cancer?

by Oliver Childs | Analysis | 15 October 2013

15 October 2013

Here's our pick of the week's big cancer news stories, including the future for cancer classification, shark antibodies, injectable Herceptin and more. Here's our pick of the week's big cancer news stories, including the future for cancer classification, shark antibodies, injectable Herceptin and more.

by Oliver Childs | Analysis | 28 September 2013

28 September 2013

This week's pick of the cancer headlines include news about radiotherapy doses and breast cancer, leukaemia and nuclear power plants, plus zebrafish and more. This week's pick of the cancer headlines include news about radiotherapy doses and breast cancer, leukaemia and nuclear power plants, plus zebrafish and more.

by Oliver Childs | Analysis | 21 September 2013

21 September 2013

Here's our pick of the week's cancer news, including e-cigarettes, a rare genetic link to childhood leukaemia, cancer-targeting skin implants and more. Here's our pick of the week's cancer news, including e-cigarettes, a rare genetic link to childhood leukaemia, cancer-targeting skin implants and more.

by Oliver Childs | Analysis | 14 September 2013

14 September 2013

Patient and Doctor

We've been hearing about how our work affects people all over the country who've been affected by cancer - see what they said and join the discussion. We've been hearing about how our work affects people all over the country who've been affected by cancer - see what they said and join the discussion.

by Oliver Childs | Analysis | 10 September 2013

10 September 2013

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News digest – brain lasers, tamoxifen, shark myths and more

This week's cancer news included stories about laser technology for brain tumour surgery, breast cancer treatment, cancer myths and more. This week's cancer news included stories about laser technology for brain tumour surgery, breast cancer treatment, cancer myths and more.

by Oliver Childs | Analysis | 6 September 2013

6 September 2013

This week's big cancer news stories included research into cancer's genetic fingerprint, skin cancer drug approval, a childhood brain tumour trial and more. This week's big cancer news stories included research into cancer's genetic fingerprint, skin cancer drug approval, a childhood brain tumour trial and more.

by Oliver Childs | Analysis | 16 August 2013

16 August 2013