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Podcast by Cancer Research UK

    90 NCRI Cancer Conference reports, communicating risks, and a lifetime of research

    90 NCRI Cancer Conference reports, communicating risks, and a lifetime of research

    We’re reporting back from the 10th NCRI cancer conference, with a look at communicating cancer risks and a lifetime in research for scientist Ron Laskey.

    • 27 min
    89 Early diagnosis, NHS under pressure, skirt sizes, and progress in bowel cancer

    89 Early diagnosis, NHS under pressure, skirt sizes, and progress in bowel cancer

    We look at the challenges of late diagnosis in an NHS stretched to breaking point, chase the evidence on skirt size and cancer risk, and hear a personal story of progress.

    • 18 min
    88 Aspirin, obesity, NICE and focusing on pancreatic cancer

    88 Aspirin, obesity, NICE and focusing on pancreatic cancer

    We look at aspirin for cancer prevention, obesity and cancer risk, why NICE turned down new breast and prostate cancer drugs, and focus on how to make progress in pancreatic cancer.

    • 23 min
    87 The pill and cancer risk, sensitising tumours, and physicists fighting cancer

    87 The pill and cancer risk, sensitising tumours, and physicists fighting cancer

    How the pill affects cancer risk, making tumours more sensitive to treatment, and fighting cancer with physics.

    • 23 min
    86 Summer sun, anal cancer and teens on trials

    86 Summer sun, anal cancer and teens on trials

    How to stay safe in the summer sun, the shocking anal cancer statistics nobody wants to talk about, and why we need more teens on trials.

    • 17 min
    85 Deprivation, Wikipedia, pancreatic cancer and immunotherapy

    85 Deprivation, Wikipedia, pancreatic cancer and immunotherapy

    How deprivation is linked to 19,000 cancer deaths a year, why Wikipedia falls short and how we’re improving it, plus pancreatic cancer and immunotherapy.

    • 23 min

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