This month we’ll be looking at liquid biopsies for cancer patients, finding out about the Cancer Drugs Fund – and what happens when it runs out. Plus, we’re focusing on the progress we’ve made in beating bowel cancer and the challenges that still lie ahead. And we’ve got this month’s heroes and zeros.
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In this month’s podcast we’ll be finding out about a blood test that can track breast cancer, how our cancer risk is encoded in our genes, and why a tobacco company spent millions of pounds on misleading adverts. Plus we report on the computer nerds taking on cancer, and bring you this month’s heroes and zeros.
This month, Independent review of breast screening reveals both benefits and harms, New citizen science project launched to speed up cancer research, Researchers call for more coordinated approach to childhood cancer, Stand Up To Cancer raises over £7 million for cutting-edge research, Lung cancer awareness month gets underway and we bring you highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference.
In this month's podcast, a third of cancers in the elderly are diagnosed through an emergency hospital admission, report calls on dentists to help spot mouth cancer, scientists uncover new breast cancer drug target, trial of cannabis chemical launches, we kick off breast cancer awareness month with an update on the latest experimental treatments, and finally we’re asking you to Stand Up To Cancer.
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