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Almost 20 years since Cancer Research UK was founded, not many who worked with McVie remain, but staff know him as the man who gave the charity its beginning.
Professor Anne Charlton was a much-loved colleague who blazed a research trail in cancer education and smoking prevention in schools.
We pay tribute to Peter Rainey – a passionate and dedicated patient advocate who helped put people affected by cancer at the heart of our research programme.
We pay tribute to Dr Gordon Peters – an inspirational scientist and mentor who sadly passed away this month.
We were shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden and untimely passing of Professor Alan Clarke, who died while walking his dog shortly after Christmas.
This week, we lost a dear friend, a colleague, a mentor and exceptionally talented researcher – Jane Wardle, one of the UK’s leading health psychologists.
We pay tribute to Professor Julian Lewis – an inspirational scientist and mentor who sadly passed away this week.
In tribute to Anne Szarewski we look at her career and the huge contribution she made to our understanding of the links between HPV and cancer.
At an expert meeting on 18 January 2010, colleagues at Cancer Research UK were privileged to hear Dr Joan Austoker…
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