Professor Fitzgerald interviewed in CAM; the extraordinary story of the Cytosponge

In the Lent Term 2021 issue of the Cambridge Alumni Magazine, Lucy Jolin interviews Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald and finds out how Sherlock Holmes has been an inspiration in tackling the challenges of early cancer detection.

Fitzgerald's cystosponge, "a bottle brush for the oesophagus," is a simple yet ingenious invention set to transform cancer care. Find out how the idea came about, and how Fitzgerald's passion for problem-solving has influenced her career from junior doctor to co-lead of the Early Detection Programme.

Read the full feature on 'Cytosponging' in Issue 92 of CAM.