Ellie Childs

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  • The link between smoking and cancer

    Tobacco smoking is the single largest extrinsic risk factor for cancer in developed countries, causing almost one in five cases of cancer and 28% of cancer-related deaths in the UK in 2005. Worldwide, smoking causes more cancer deaths than all...

  • Inside cancer: how genes influence cancer development

    'Inside cancer: how genes influence cancer development' is a free, introductory online course developed by researchers at University of Bath, on the FutureLearn platform. Inside Cancer aims to be a beginner's guide to cancer genetics, targeted at anyone interested in...

  • Recent developments in cancer research: an overview

    Cancer research has yielded huge gains, leading to longer lives and improved quality of life for the millions of people diagnosed with the disease globally each year. Just 11 days ago, on World Cancer Day, Cancer Research UK announced that cancer...