June 2010 podcast
In this month's podcast we find out how older women can benefit from breast screening, and hear about the latest research into genes that cause breast cancer. We also get the low-down on the latest Cancer Research UK Centre in Leeds - part of a growing network across the UK.
Plus, we take a look at the latest research into mobile phones and cancer risk, following confusing headlines in the media. We discuss what the scientific evidence shows, and how it shapes our health advice.
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This month – a new trial looks at a cancer-fighting curry chemical, cancer deaths in middle age fall thanks to better screening and treatment, prostate cancer drug abiraterone is approved by NICE, a study reveals poor cancer survival in men with mental illness, and we bring you highlights from the world’s biggest cancer conference.
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