Alexander Masters
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Alexander Masters is an author, screenwriter and illustrator. His biography Stuart, a Life Backwards won the Guardian First Book Award. His latest book is Simon, the Genius in My Basement.

Written by Alexander Masters

A false-colour, scanning-electron microscope image of a breast cancer cell Photo by Science Photo Library/Getty

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Biotechnology
An iCure?

Crowdfunding might catapult promising cancer treatments into clinical trials, but can it make a real difference?

Alexander Masters