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073 Cancer Research UK podcast June 2013

2013-05-28 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 18s

This month we’ll be discussing Angelina Jolie’s decision to go public about her genetic risk of breast cancer and double mastectomy. Plus, we take a look at the importance of clinical trials for improving survival for cancer patients. And we’ve got this month’s heroes and zeros. Read a full trasncript here: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/news/podcast/transcripts/june-2013-podcast-transcript…

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072 Cancer Research UK podcast May 2013

2013-04-29 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 19s

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. Read a full transcript here: http://cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/news/podcast/transcripts/may-2013-podcast-transcript…

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071 Cancer Research UK podcast April 2013

2013-03-25 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

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. Read a full transcript here: http://cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/news/podcast/transcripts/april-2013-podcast-transcript…

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070 Cancer Research UK Podcast November 2012

2012-11-13 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 19s

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 years’ NCRI Cancer Conference. See: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/news/podcast/transcripts/November-2012-podcast-transcript…

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069 Cancer Research UK Podcast October 2012

2012-10-03 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 17s

This month: 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. See: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/news/podcast/transcripts/October-2012-podcast-transcript…

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068 Cancer Research UK podcast September 2012

2012-09-06 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

In this month’s podcast: • Rates of skin cancer soar among the middle-aged, as our scientists launch a new study into the risks and benefits of sunbathing • High iron levels plus a faulty gene can lead to bowel cancer • ‘Worrying’ variation in how often GPs refer patients for cancer tests. • We catch up on the latest developments from our plain packaging tobacco campaign • And we speak to Cancer Research UK scientists studying how chemicals found in plants could be used to fight cancer. http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/news/podcast/transcripts/september-2012-podcast-transcript…

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067 Cancer Research UK podcast July 2012

2012-07-20 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 17s

This month, a survey reveals ignorance of cancers caused by smoking, 8,000 people a year are dying from work-related cancers, cancer threat fails to motivate weight loss, testosterone on trial for young male cancer survivors, and - with the Olympics looming - we meet one of our prize-winning researchers who has truly gone the distance. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/july-2012-podcast-transcript…

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049 Cancer Research UK podcast January 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 12s

This month a new study shows cancer survival in the UK is improving, but more work needs to be done, claims that a blood test could spot cancer are overhyped, we ask One Foot in the Grave star Richard Wilson why he's supporting us, and we take a look at why it's worth sticking to your healthy new year resolutions. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/january-2011-podcast-transcript…

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022 Cancer Research UK podcast September 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 17s

In the September podcast we find out how to have your say on the recent decision by NICE not to fund four kidney cancer drugs, while newscaster Nicholas Owen shares his experiences as a kidney cancer survivor. We also visit our new £20 million Biotherapeutics Development Unit, still in development itself, and hear about a rather unusual clinical trial for lung cancer patients. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/september-2008-transcript…

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036 Cancer Research UK podcast December 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 6s

The December podcast brings you the latest news from Cancer Research UK. Plus, a special report about the alarming number of children using sunbeds. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/december-2009-transcript…

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013 Cancer Research UK podcast December 2007

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

In December’s podcast we find out how our scientists are working to beat childhood cancer, and hear how actor Richard E. Grant got on when he came to visit some of our research labs. Plus, does eating bacon really give you cancer? Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/december-2007-podcast-transcript…

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016 Cancer Research UK podcast March 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 18s

In the March podcast we hear about seven new regions of our DNA that are linked to prostate cancer, Gloria Hunniford has an important message about cancer screening, and we find out why gifts left in people’s wills mean so much to our scientists. And you can listen to part two in our Drug Development series. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/march-2008-transcript…

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066 Cancer Research UK podcast June 2012

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 11s

This month, a new trial looks at a cancer-fighting curry chemical, while cancer deaths in middle age fall thanks to better screening and treatment. Also prostate cancer drug abiraterone is approved by NICE, and a study reveals poor cancer survival in men with mental illness. And finally, we bring you highlights from the world’s biggest cancer conference in Chicago, hosted by ASCO. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/june-2012-podcast-transcript…

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065 Cancer Research UK podcast May 2012

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 15s

This month, trial results help bladder cancer patients avoid major surgery, prostate cancer cases reach an all time high, fresh findings on how cancers spread, an important step forward for pancreatic cancer, our new campaign to help stop children smoking, and we speak to scientists trying to tap into cancer's energy supply. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/may-2012-podcast-transcript…

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064 Cancer Research UK podcast April 2012

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 15s

This month, a landmark study could revolutionise breast cancer treatment, growing evidence on aspirin and cancer, obesity drives rises in kidney and womb cancers, lung cancer cases continue to rise in women, scientists develop first snap-shot of tiny brain tumours, and we shine a spotlight on 40 years of progress in bowel cancer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/april-2012-podcast-transcript…

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047 Cancer Research UK podcast November 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 8s

In this month's podcast, we've got all the latest news from the NCRI Cancer Conference, held in Liverpool at the beginning of November. We find out how HPV testing and vaccination could mean women only have to be screened twice in their life for cervical cancer, while the latest clinical trial results show that radiotherapy combined with hormone therapy boosts survival from prostate cancer. Also, a new study shows that only half as many lung cancer patients in England are getting potentially lifesaving surgery compared to the best countries in the world. And finally, we hear from our supporters who met their local MPs at Cancer Research UK's first Westminster lobby event. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/november-2010-podcast-transcript…

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046 Cancer Research UK podcast October 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 8s

This month, a report highlights radiotherapy's Cinderella status, an international trial raises the hope of more effective treatment for pancreatic cancer, scientists find a new genetic region affecting cancer risk in women who already have a faulty gene, and TV presenter Gaby Roslin talks to us about bowel cancer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/october-2010-podcast-transcript…

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043 Cancer Research UK podcast July 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 8s

This month, we discover how the cell's 'stopwatch' could be used as a test for leukaemia, how nearly a thousand breast cancer deaths could be prevented every year, and why claims of a breast cancer vaccine are over-hyped. Plus, we take a look at a brand new initiative aiming to revolutionise cancer treatment in the UK. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/july-2010-podcast-transcript…

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039 Cancer Research UK podcast March 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 10s

In the March podcast we find out how US scientists have made an important step toward personalised treatment for cancer, and discuss whether gas hobs can increase cancer risk. We also hear about the latest clinical trial results, showing that breast cancer can be treated successfully with fewer, higher doses of radiotherapy. And our reporter Anna Lacey discovers how our researchers are developing better ways to deliver radiotherapy to patients with a type of brain tumour known as glioblastoma multiforme. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/march-2010-transcript…

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019 Cancer Research UK podcast June 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 18s

In the June podcast we hear how one of our scientists changed sides to become a patient on a clinical trial, discover the online support available for people with cancer, and pound the park with Race for Life. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/june-2008-transcript…

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044 Cancer Research UK podcast August 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 8s

In this month's podcast we hear how long-term survival from many cancers has doubled since the 70s, and new research reveals how to reduce side effects caused by some childhood cancer treatments. Plus, womb cancer rates have risen dramatically over the past three decades, and we find out about the biggest ever study on diet and cancer risk. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/august-2010-podcast-transcript…

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030 Cancer Research UK podcast May 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

In May's podcast we take a trip up the garden path to find out about the charity's garden at the Chelsea Flower show. We also find out about the new Cancer Research UK Centre in Southampton, and hear from Gavin and Stacey star Joanna Page about her passion for Race for Life. Plus, should we be popping aspirin in our forties to ward off cancer? Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/may-2009-transcript…

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028 Cancer Research UK podcast March 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

In the March podcast we find about a new series of super cancer centres that are opening across the UK - the first is in Birmingham. Plus, cervical cancer is in the news at the moment, so we find out the signs and symptoms every woman should look for, and why screening is so important. And did you know that your DNA is constantly under attack, not just from things such as harmful chemicals or ultraviolet light, but from your own cells? We delve into the tiny world of worms to discover what they have taught us about DNA damage and repair, and how they could pave the way for future cancer treatments. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/march-2009-transcript…

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050 Cancer Research UK podcast February 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

This month we kick off the Year of Radiotherapy, raising awareness of this vital but undervalued cancer treatment, our top scientists are picked to form an elite team of stem cell researchers, and in this 'ask the experts' special edition, we ask our chief clinician and chief scientist where Cancer Research UK is heading in the future. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/february-2011-podcast-transcript…

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051 Cancer Research UK podcast March 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 11s

This month - one in eight women will now get breast cancer during their lifetime, scientists find the first new cancer accelerator gene in five years, a genetic pattern could predict how aggressive prostate cancer is, Cancer Research UK launches a petition for better radiotherapy services , and sporting personality Gary Lineker does us a favour. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/march-2011-podcast-transcript…

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055 Cancer Research UK podcast July 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

This month we bring you highlights from the UK's annual cancer data conference, including evidence that more men are dying from, rather than with, prostate cancer. Plus, worrying variations in cancer survival, increased spending on cancer research, and we take a look at a day in the life of our Cancer Information Nurses. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/july-2011-podcast-transcript…

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057 Cancer Research UK podcast September 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 15s

This month - a molecule found in bacteria could reveal new cancer drug targets, researchers discover alarmingly low levels of public awareness about bowel cancer, sunburn rife as men skimp on sunscreen, scientists discover a new gene implicated in ovarian cancer, and we take a look at the frontlines in the battle to control tobacco. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/september-2011-podcast-transcript…

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059 Cancer Research UK podcast November 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

This month we bring you news from the National Cancer Research Institute conference in Liverpool - the UK's biggest cancer conference. Plus advice on diet and weight could help bowel cancer patients, research reveals that lifestyle affects the chances of suffering side effects from prostate cancer treatment, and we listen in on a discussion at the conference between two top cancer doctors, as they discuss cancer care on both sides of the Atlantic. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/november-2011-podcast-transcript…

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061 Cancer Research UK podcast January 2012

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 18s

This month - funding boosted for UK cancer trials, 100 days until tobacco displays are removed, scientists uncover breast cancer clues, processed meat increases pancreatic cancer risk, we look at the latest progress in immunotherapy, and finally, there's a glimpse of what 2012 holds for Cancer Research UK. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/january-2012-podcast-transcript…

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063 Cancer Research UK podcast March 2012

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 15s

This month, a landmark cancer study sheds light on tumour genes; more breast cancer patients should have genetic tests; worrying numbers of kids taking up smoking; model agencies sign up to no-sunbed policy; drug combo destroys pancreatic cancer; and ignorance and fear are behind thousands of avoidable cancer deaths. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/march-2012-podcast-transcript…

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062 Cancer Research UK podcast February 2012

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 24s

This month - dye spots early signs of oesophageal cancer, prostate cancer drug rejected by NICE, faulty gene linked to better ovarian cancer survival, new drug trial to treat childhood leukaemia, and finally, we speak to our chief executive Dr Harpal Kumar as Cancer Research UK celebrates its tenth birthday. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/february-2012-podcast-transcript…

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060 Cancer Research UK podcast December 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

This month: our Stratified Medicine Programme starts recruiting patients, researchers target a key cancer protein, we launch nine high tech gene projects, more lung cancer patients need surgery to survive, the biggest report to date on lifestyle and cancer, and we celebrate the bravery of our Little Stars. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/december-2011-podcast-transcript…

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058 Cancer Research UK podcast October 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

This month: a new prostate cancer drug is licensed in the UK, red tape hinders cancer trials, HPV testing could save thousands of unnecessary cancer tests, beta-blockers could prevent cancer spread, new research on vitamin D, and we say goodbye to an amazing kid. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/october-2011-podcast-transcript…

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056 Cancer Research UK podcast August 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 12s

This month - bowel cancer risk doubles for men; weight has a hefty impact on cancer-causing hormones in older women; a sponge on a string could help oesophageal cancer screening; we announce a new project aimed at cracking the cancer code; and we take a closer look at rising middle-aged cancer rates. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/august-2011-podcast-transcript…

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054 Cancer Research UK podcast June 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 13s

This month we bring you news highlights from the world's largest annual cancer conference including two new melanoma drugs, and a new drug that could prevent breast cancer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/june-2011-podcast-transcript…

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053 Cancer Research UK podcast May 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

This month: Genetic testing could mean fewer women need breast cancer screening, patients in England get increased access to cutting edge radiotherapy, and a report highlights how government cuts could hamper cancer research in the future. Plus, new guidelines to improve detection of ovarian cancer are planned, and we take a look at the latest developments in brain tumour research. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/may-2011-podcast-transcript…

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052 Cancer Research UK podcast April 2011

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

This month - tamoxifen could prevent breast cancer in women at high risk; new research highlights worrying differences in the results of bowel cancer surgery in England; at least 13,000 cancers each year in the UK are caused by alcohol; as under-18s are banned from using sunbeds, new figures show more than two under-35s are diagnosed with melanoma every day; and we celebrate success in our campaign to protect young people from tobacco. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/april-2011-podcast-transcript…

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048 Cancer Research UK podcast December 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 9s

This month, a small daily dose of aspirin could cut deaths from cancer, new trial results bring fresh hope to children with leukaemia, cancer is the nation's number one fear but more than a third think getting the disease is down to fate, and we find out about how far we've come in treating childhood cancer over the past fifty years. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/december-2010-podcast-transcript…

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045 Cancer Research UK podcast September 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 6s

This month, genetic markers could help doctors assess if a patient's melanoma will respond to chemotherapy, researchers are developing a breath test that could detect lung, breast, bowel and prostate cancers, the number of teen smokers has dropped since selling cigarettes to under 18s became illegal, and we discuss threats to legislation to protect young people from tobacco marketing. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/september-2010-podcast-transcript…

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042 Cancer Research UK podcast June2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 9s

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. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/june-2010-podcast-transcript…

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041 Cancer Research UK podcast May 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 10s

In the May podcast, we hear about impressive results from a new trial of bowel cancer screening, which could save thousands of lives. We get to the bottom of the headlines declaring that "fruit and veg don't prevent cancer", and meet our new Children's Cancer Trials Team in Birmingham. And a bill to protect children from sunbeds finally becomes law. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/may-2010-podcast-transcript…

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040 Cancer Research UK podcast April 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 8s

In the April podcast we hear about a test that could one day help doctors to tailor breast cancer treatment more effectively to specific groups of patients. Plus, a bill to protect children from the dangers of sunbeds takes another step towards becoming law. We're also looking forward to the coming summer with a special focus on the sun and skin cancer. Shocking new figures show that melanoma rates are rising, particularly in 'baby boomers'. We investigate why this is happening, reveal the dangers of sunburn, and explain how to protect yourself this summer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/april-2010-podcast-transcript…

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038 Cancer Research UK podcast February 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 9s

In the February podcast we find out how scientists may have found an unexpected use for so-called 'junk' DNA and how many cases of cervical cancer could be prevented by the HPV vaccination programme. There's exciting news about the progress of a private member's bill to ban sunbed use for under-18s. And we bring you a special report on a new campaign from the Department of Health to highlight the health risks of alcohol. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/february-2010-podcast-transcript…

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037 Cancer Research UK podcast January 2010

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 9s

The January podcast brings you all the latest headlines from Cancer Research UK, from the 'postcode lottery' of cancer survival in the UK to groundbreaking research into the genes involved in cancer. Plus, a special report on quitting smoking for the New Year. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/january-2010-transcript…

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035 Cancer Research UK podcast November 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 8s

The November podcast brings you the highlights from the 2009 NCRI Cancer Conference in Birmingham - the biggest of its kind in the UK. We bring you the latest research into how cancer spreads and the results of a trial testing a new way of delivering radiotherapy. Plus, we find out about the upcoming cancer drugs of the future. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/november-2009-transcript…

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033 Cancer Research UK podcast September 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 11s

We're back after our summer break with news of a novel drug that's showing promise for treating cancer in the lab, a new trial for treating lung cancer, and bad news for smokers of roll-up cigarettes. Plus, we find out about the importance of spotting the symptoms of cancer early - do you know what to look for? Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/sept-2009-transcript…

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032 Cancer Research UK podcast July 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 15s

In this month's podcast we head North to find out about a new cancer centre in Newcastle, aiming to bring benefits for cancer patients in the area. Plus, we catch up with former England rugby star Lawrence Dallaglio, to hear about his latest charity venture, and go through the keyhole, to reveal a new trial for bowel cancer surgery. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/july-2009-transcript…

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031 Cancer Research UK podcast June 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

In this month's podcast we discover that quitting smoking can leave you not just healthier and wealthier but happier too. Also in the news, how new results could pave the way for tailored treatment for ovarian cancer. Plus, we hear about a potential screening test for oesophageal cancer, and important progress in pancreatic cancer research. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/june-2009-transcript…

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029 Cancer Research UK podcast April 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 11s

In April's podcast we find out about cancer research in Northern Ireland, as the charity unveils the lastest Cancer Research UK Centre in Belfast. Professor Dennis McCance explains more about the centre's strengths, and what they hope to achieve over the coming years. Summer is nearly here, but excessive sunbathing and sunbed use is causing a steep rise in the number of cases of malignant melanoma, particularly among young women. We find out more about the dangers of sunburn and sunbeds, including one woman's personal story of melanoma. Plus, we hear how the latest advances in nanotechnology could pave the way for more effective, targeted treatments for cancer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/april-2009-transcript…

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027 Cancer Research UK podcast february 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 15s

In the February podcast we find out how tiny fruit flies can point the way to new discoveries about cancer, and former Atomic Kitten Liz McClarnon shows off her design for the 2009 Race for Life T-shirt. And have you had an experience of cancer? We discover what happens when someone shares their story about cancer with us. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/february-2009-podcast-transcript…

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025 Cancer Research UK podcast December 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 17s

In December's podcast we hear about the courage of one little girl who was diagnosed with a brain tumour when she was just over a year old. We find out about the latest advances in targeted treatments for cancer, and discover how researchers are using magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, to find out how well cancer drugs are working. Plus, our scientists in Cambridge have uncovered the molecules that cause resistance to tamoxifen in women with breast cancer - and it could lead to big improvements in survival. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/december-2008-podcast-transcript…

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024 Cancer Research UK podcast November 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

In November's podcast we bring you the highlights from the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference in Birmingham - the biggest in the UK. We find out if the UK really is the "sick man of Europe" when it comes to cancer care, and uncover a potential way to prevent breast cancer. Plus, National Cancer Director Professor Mike Richards talks about the costs of cancer care, and we hear about a new discovery in childhood cancer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/november-2008-podcast-transcript…

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023 Cancer Research UK podcast October 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

October's podcast is all about breast cancer. Find out how computers could help to relieve pressure on the NHS breast screening programme, discover the best way to check yourself, and hear about the latest research from the lab. Plus, we hear how one breast cancer survivor is braving the cold of the North Sea to raise money for our vital research. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/october-2008-podcast-transcript…

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021 Cancer Research UK podcast August 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 24s

In the August podcast we find out about a new campaign aiming to keep tobacco out of sight and out of mind, get to the bottom of the cancer stem cell mystery, hear about new advances in immunotherapy for treating cancer, and celebrate twenty years of partnership with the Halifax bank. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/august-2008-transcript…

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020 Cancer Research UK podcast July 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

In July's podcast we hear about new clinical trials for womb and prostate cancer, discover how Cancer Research UK has put together crack teams of top scientists to solve the biggest scientific mysteries, and find out how our scientists are working to relieve pain for people with cancer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/july-2008-transcript…

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015 Cancer Research UK podcast February 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

In the February podcast we find out how discoveries made in the lab are transformed into the cancer drugs of the future. Also we discuss a new study showing that black British women are more likely to get breast cancer at a younger age than white women, and find out how clearing out your wardrobe could help to beat childhood cancer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/february-2008-transcript…

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012 Cancer Research UK podcast November 2007

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

In November’s podcast we catch up on the latest news from the National Cancer Research Institute Conference, and discover how to spot the symptoms of lung cancer. Plus, find out how you can give a Christmas gift to help our scientists. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/november-2007-podcast-transcript…

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034 Cancer Research UK podcast October 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 13s

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we find out how our scientists are working to understand the disease and develop better treatments. We also get the lowdown on how to be breast aware, and hear about the importance of screening. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/october-2009-transcript…

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017 Cancer Research UK podcast April 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 15s

In the April podcast we hear one woman’s story about the importance of cancer screening, find out how doctors test new cancer treatments in clinical trials, and pull on our football boots to raise money for bowel cancer research. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/april-2008-podcast-transcript…

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026 Cancer Research UK podcast January 2009

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 14s

In the January podcast we look back over a year of progress, from fundamental lab discoveries to clinical trials. We find out how stem cells may fuel bowel cancer, and discover the Nobel prize-winning secrets within sea urchins. Plus, Cancer Research UK's Chief Executive Harpal Kumar tells us about the charity's new five-year strategy for research, aimed at improving cancer survival. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/january-2009-podcast-transcript…

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018 Cancer Research UK podcast May 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 18s

In May's podcast we discover the dangers of sunbeds, find out how drugs are made available for people with cancer, and look forward to Cancer Research UK's garden at the Chelsea Flower Show. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/may-2008-transcript…

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014 Cancer Research UK podcast January 2008

2012-07-16 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 12s

In January’s podcast we delve into the Government’s new cancer reform strategy. Millions of pounds have been pledged, but what will they spend it on? We also find out how the power of the immune system can be harnessed to treat cancer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/january-2008-podcast-transcript…

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010 Cancer Research UK podcast September 2007

2012-07-13 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 17s

In September’s action-packed podcast we run 10K, clear out our wardrobes, and hunt down cancer genes. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/sept-2007-podcast-transcript…

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011 Cancer Research UK podcast October 2007

2012-07-13 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 12s

October’s podcast is a breast cancer special. Find out about the latest research, the signs to check for, and the importance of screening. Plus, we hear from the winners of our SciNews competition for 14-16 year olds. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/Oct-2007-transcript…

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009 Cancer Research UK podcast August 2007

2012-07-13 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 18s

In the August podcast we hear about the charity’s new CancerCampaign – Screening Matters – aiming to improve cancer screening in the UK. Find out how you can pledge your support for this life-saving campaign. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/august-2007-transcript…

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008 Cancer Research UK podcast July 2007

2012-07-13 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

In the July podcast we're celebrating as England joins the rest of the UK in going smoke-free, a move that will save thousands of lives in the future. And we get our trainers on to join Relay for Life. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/july-2007-podcast-transcript…

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007 Cancer Research UK podcast June 2007

2012-07-13 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 16s

In the June podcast we hear about Cancer Research UK’s ambitious goals for the year 2020, as well as finding out what makes cancer spread around the body. Plus, how a blog about one man’s experience of cancer became a book. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/june-2007-transcript…

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006 Cancer Research UK podcast May 2007

2012-07-13 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 15s

In the May podcast we find out how to stay SunSmart as the weather hots up, hear from Theresa Hughes about her experience of skin cancer, and track down the latest travel info for people with cancer. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/may-2007-podcast-transcript…

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005 Cancer Research UK podcast April 2007

2012-07-11 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 15s

In the April podcast we head west to find out about clinical trials in Wales, discover how scientists are getting personal with bowel cancer, and chat to cancer survivor Ashley as he prepares for the London Marathon. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/april-2007-podcast-transcript2…

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004 Cancer Research UK podcast March 2007

2012-07-11 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 19s

The March podcast has a royal flavour as the Queen opens a new cancer research institute in Cambridge. We also investigate complementary therapies for people with cancer, and discover TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp’s top tips for a healthy breakfast. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/march-2007-transcript…

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003 Cancer Research UK podcast February 2007

2012-07-11 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 20s

The February podcast features Gloria Hunniford, describing her passion for Race for Life. We also find out how radiotherapy research is getting a boost, and discover how a stuffed parrot has helped to support Cancer Research UK. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/february-2007-transcript…

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002 Cancer Research UK podcast January 2007

2012-07-11 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 17s

The January podcast features the latest cancer news. We pop down the pub to find out what’s really in cigarette smoke, discover a potential new treatment for pancreatic cancer, and ask if computers will ever replace doctors. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/january-2007-podcast-transcript…

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001 Cancer Research UK podcast December 2006

2012-07-11 :: Cancer Research UK
Length: 17s

The December podcast features the latest cancer news, with a special focus on prostate cancer research. And find out how you can make a difference to the future of cancer services by signing our Cancer 2020 petition, or throw a dinner party with a difference by hosting a Dine@mine party during the festive season. Transcript: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org/news/podcast/transcripts/december-06-transcript…

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January 2012 podcast

2012-01-20 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month - funding boosted for UK cancer trials, 100 days until tobacco displays are removed, scientists uncover breast cancer clues, processed meat increases pancreatic cancer risk, we look at the latest progress in immunotherapy, and finally, there's a glimpse of what 2012 holds for Cancer Research UK.…

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December 2011 podcast

2011-12-22 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month: our Stratified Medicine Programme starts recruiting patients, researchers target a key cancer protein, we launch nine high tech gene projects, more lung cancer patients need surgery to survive, the biggest report to date on lifestyle and cancer, and we celebrate the bravery of our Little Stars.…

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November 2011 podcast

2011-11-18 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month we bring you news from the National Cancer Research Institute conference in Liverpool - the UK's biggest cancer conference. Plus advice on diet and weight could help bowel cancer patients, research reveals that lifestyle affects the chances of suffering side effects from prostate cancer treatment, and we listen in on a discussion at the conference between two top cancer doctors, as they discuss cancer care on both sides of the Atlantic.…

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October 2011 podcast

2011-10-20 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month: a new prostate cancer drug is licensed in the UK, red tape hinders cancer trials, HPV testing could save thousands of unnecessary cancer tests, beta-blockers could prevent cancer spread, new research on vitamin D, and we say goodbye to an amazing kid.…

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September 2011 podcast

2011-09-15 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month - a molecule found in bacteria could reveal new cancer drug targets, researchers discover alarmingly low levels of public awareness about bowel cancer, sunburn rife as men skimp on sunscreen, scientists discover a new gene implicated in ovarian cancer, and we take a look at the frontlines in the battle to control tobacco.…

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August 2011 podcast

2011-08-12 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month - bowel cancer risk doubles for men; weight has a hefty impact on cancer-causing hormones in older women; a sponge on a string could help oesophageal cancer screening; we announce a new project aimed at cracking the cancer code; and we take a closer look at rising middle-aged cancer rates.…

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July 2011 podcast

2011-07-13 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month we bring you highlights from the UK's annual cancer data conference, including evidence that more men are dying from, rather than with, prostate cancer. Plus, worrying variations in cancer survival, increased spending on cancer research, and we take a look at a day in the life of our Cancer Information Nurses.…

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June 2011 podcast

2011-06-20 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month we bring you news highlights from the world's largest annual cancer conference including two new melanoma drugs, and a new drug that could prevent breast cancer.…

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May 2011 podcast

2011-05-18 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month: Genetic testing could mean fewer women need breast cancer screening, patients in England get increased access to cutting edge radiotherapy, and a report highlights how government cuts could hamper cancer research in the future. Plus, new guidelines to improve detection of ovarian cancer are planned, and we take a look at the latest developments in brain tumour research.…

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April 2011 podcast

2011-04-21 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month - tamoxifen could prevent breast cancer in women at high risk; new research highlights worrying differences in the results of bowel cancer surgery in England; at least 13,000 cancers each year in the UK are caused by alcohol; as under-18s are banned from using sunbeds, new figures show more than two under-35s are diagnosed with melanoma every day; and we celebrate success in our campaign to protect young people from tobacco.…

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March 2011 podcast

2011-03-16 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month - one in eight women will now get breast cancer during their lifetime, scientists find the first new cancer accelerator gene in five years, a genetic pattern could predict how aggressive prostate cancer is, Cancer Research UK launches a petition for better radiotherapy services , and sporting personality Gary Lineker does us a favour.…

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February 2011 podcast

2011-02-14 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month we kick off the Year of Radiotherapy, raising awareness of this vital but undervalued cancer treatment, our top scientists are picked to form an elite team of stem cell researchers, and in this 'ask the experts' special edition, we ask our chief clinician and chief scientist where Cancer Research UK is heading in the future.…

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January 2011 podcast

2011-01-12 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month a new study shows cancer survival in the UK is improving, but more work needs to be done, claims that a blood test could spot cancer are overhyped, we ask One Foot in the Grave star Richard Wilson why he's supporting us, and we take a look at why it's worth sticking to your healthy new year resolutions.…

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December 2010 podcast

2010-12-13 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month, a small daily dose of aspirin could cut deaths from cancer, new trial results bring fresh hope to children with leukaemia, cancer is the nation¿s number one fear but more than a third think getting the disease is down to fate, and we find out about how far we¿ve come in treating childhood cancer over the past fifty years.…

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November 2010 podcast

2010-11-18 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In this month's podcast, we've got all the latest news from the NCRI Cancer Conference, held in Liverpool at the beginning of November. We find out how HPV testing and vaccination could mean women only have to be screened twice in their life for cervical cancer, while the latest clinical trial results show that radiotherapy combined with hormone therapy boosts survival from prostate cancer.   Also, a new study shows that only half as many lung cancer patients in England are getting potentially lifesaving surgery compared to the best countries in the world.  And finally, we hear from our supporters who met their local MPs at Cancer Research UK's first Westminster lobby event.…

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October 2010 podcast

2010-10-11 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month, a report highlights radiotherapy's Cinderella status, an international trial raises the hope of more effective treatment for pancreatic cancer, scientists find a new genetic region affecting cancer risk in women who already have a faulty gene, and TV presenter Gaby Roslin talks to us about bowel cancer.…

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September 2010 podcast

2010-09-02 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month, genetic markers could help doctors assess if a patient¿s melanoma will respond to chemotherapy, researchers are developing a breath test that could detect lung, breast, bowel and prostate cancers, the number of teen smokers has dropped since selling cigarettes to under 18s became illegal, and we discuss threats to legislation to protect young people from tobacco marketing.…

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August 2010 podcast

2010-08-03 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In this month's podcast we hear how long-term survival from many cancers has doubled since the 70s, and new research reveals how to reduce side effects caused by some childhood cancer treatments. Plus, womb cancer rates have risen dramatically over the past three decades, and we find out about the biggest ever study on diet and cancer risk.…

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July 2010 podcast

2010-07-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

This month, we discover how the cell's 'stopwatch' could be used as a test for leukaemia, how nearly a thousand breast cancer deaths could be prevented every year, and why claims of a breast cancer vaccine are over-hyped. Plus, we take a look at a brand new initiative aiming to revolutionise cancer treatment in the UK.…

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June 2010 podcast

2010-06-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

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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May 2010 podcast

2010-05-06 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the May podcast, we hear about impressive results from a new trial of bowel cancer screening, which could save thousands of lives. We get to the bottom of the headlines declaring that "fruit and veg don't prevent cancer", and meet our new Children's Cancer Trials Team in Birmingham. And a bill to protect children from sunbeds finally becomes law.…

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April 2010 podcast

2010-04-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the April podcast we hear about a test that could one day help doctors to tailor breast cancer treatment more effectively to specific groups of patients. Plus, a bill to protect children from the dangers of sunbeds takes another step towards becoming law. We're also looking forward to the coming summer with a special focus on the sun and skin cancer. Shocking new figures show that melanoma rates are rising, particularly in 'baby boomers'. We investigate why this is happening, reveal the dangers of sunburn, and explain how to protect yourself this summer.…

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March 2010 podcast

2010-03-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the March podcast we find out how US scientists have made an important step toward personalised treatment for cancer, and discuss whether gas hobs can increase cancer risk. We also hear about the latest clinical trial results, showing that breast cancer can be treated successfully with fewer, higher doses of radiotherapy. And our reporter Anna Lacey discovers how our researchers are developing better ways to deliver radiotherapy to patients with a type of brain tumour known as glioblastoma multiforme.…

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February 2010 podcast

2010-02-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the February podcast we find out how scientists may have found an unexpected use for so-called 'junk' DNA and how many cases of cervical cancer could be prevented by the HPV vaccination programme. There¿s exciting news about the progress of a private member's bill to ban sunbed use for under-18s. And we bring you a special report on a new campaign from the Department of Health to highlight the health risks of alcohol.…

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January 2010 podcast

2010-01-04 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

The January podcast brings you all the latest headlines from Cancer Research UK, from the 'postcode lottery' of cancer survival in the UK to groundbreaking research into the genes involved in cancer. Plus, a special report on quitting smoking for the New Year.…

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December 2009 podcast

2009-12-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

The December podcast brings you the latest news from Cancer Research UK. Plus, a special report about the alarming number of children using sunbeds.…

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November 2009 podcast

2009-11-03 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

The November podcast brings you the highlights from the 2009 NCRI Cancer Conference in Birmingham - the biggest of its kind in the UK. We bring you the latest research into how cancer spreads and the results of a trial testing a new way of delivering radiotherapy. Plus, we find out about the upcoming cancer drugs of the future.…

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October 2009 podcast

2009-09-30 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we find out how our scientists are working to understand the disease and develop better treatments. We also get the lowdown on how to be breast aware, and hear about the importance of screening.…

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September 2009 podcast

2009-08-31 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

We're back after our summer break with news of a novel drug that's showing promise for treating cancer in the lab, a new trial for treating lung cancer, and bad news for smokers of roll-up cigarettes. Plus, we find out about the importance of spotting the symptoms of cancer early - do you know what to look for?…

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July 2009 podcast

2009-06-30 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In this month¿s podcast we head North to find out about a new cancer centre in Newcastle, aiming to bring benefits for cancer patients in the area. Plus, we catch up with former England rugby star Lawrence Dallaglio, to hear about his latest charity venture, and go through the keyhole, to reveal a new trial for bowel cancer surgery.…

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June 2009 podcast

2009-05-31 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In this month's podcast we discover that quitting smoking can leave you not just healthier and wealthier but happier too. Also in the news, how new results could pave the way for tailored treatment for ovarian cancer. Plus, we hear about a potential screening test for oesophageal cancer, and important progress in pancreatic cancer research.…

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May 2009 podcast

2009-05-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In May¿s podcast we take a trip up the garden path to find out about the charity¿s garden at the Chelsea Flower show. We also find out about the new Cancer Research UK Centre in Southampton, and hear from Gavin and Stacey star Joanna Page about her passion for Race for Life. Plus, should we be popping aspirin in our forties to ward off cancer?…

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April 2009 podcast

2009-04-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In April's podcast we find out about cancer research in Northern Ireland, as the charity unveils the lastest Cancer Research UK Centre in Belfast. Professor Dennis McCance explains more about the centre's strengths, and what they hope to achieve over the coming years. Summer is nearly here, but excessive sunbathing and sunbed use is causing a steep rise in the number of cases of malignant melanoma, particularly among young women. We find out more about the dangers of sunburn and sunbeds, including one woman's personal story of melanoma. Plus, we hear how the latest advances in nanotechnology could pave the way for more effective, targeted treatments for cancer…

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March 2009 podcast

2009-03-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the March podcast we find about a new series of super cancer centres that are opening across the UK ¿ the first is in Birmingham. Plus, cervical cancer is in the news at the moment, so we find out the signs and symptoms every woman should look for, and why screening is so important. And did you know that your DNA is constantly under attack ¿ not just from things such as harmful chemicals or ultraviolet light, but from your own cells? We delve into the tiny world of worms to discover what they have taught us about DNA damage and repair, and how they could pave the way for future cancer treatments.…

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February 2009 podcast

2009-02-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the February podcast we find out how tiny fruit flies can point the way to new discoveries about cancer, and former Atomic Kitten Liz McClarnon shows off her design for the 2009 Race for Life T-shirt. And have you had an experience of cancer? We discover what happens when someone shares their story about cancer with us.…

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January 2009 podcast

2009-01-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the January podcast we look back over a year of progress, from fundamental lab discoveries to clinical trials. We find out how stem cells may fuel bowel cancer, and discover the Nobel prize-winning secrets within sea urchins. Plus, Cancer Research UK¿s Chief Executive Harpal Kumar tells us about the charity¿s new five-year strategy for research, aimed at improving cancer survival.…

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December 2008 podcast

2008-12-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In December's podcast we hear about the courage of one little girl who was diagnosed with a brain tumour when she was just over a year old. We find out about the latest advances in targeted treatments for cancer, and discover how researchers are using magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, to find out how well cancer drugs are working. Plus, our scientists in Cambridge have uncovered the molecules that cause resistance to tamoxifen in women with breast cancer ¿ and it could lead to big improvements in survival.…

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November 2008 podcast

2008-11-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In November¿s podcast we bring you the highlights from the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference in Birmingham ¿ the biggest in the UK. We find out if the UK really is the ¿sick man of Europe¿ when it comes to cancer care, and uncover a potential way to prevent breast cancer. Plus, National Cancer Director Professor Mike Richards talks about the costs of cancer care, and we hear about a new discovery in childhood cancer.…

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October 2008 podcast

2008-09-30 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

October¿s podcast is all about breast cancer. Find out how computers could help to relieve pressure on the NHS breast screening programme, discover the best way to check yourself, and hear about the latest research from the lab. Plus, we hear how one breast cancer survivor is braving the cold of the North Sea to raise money for our vital research.…

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September 2008 podcast

2008-08-31 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the September podcast we find out how to have your say on the recent decision by NICE not to fund four kidney cancer drugs, while newscaster Nicholas Owen shares his experiences as a kidney cancer survivor. We also visit our new £20 million Biotherapeutics Development Unit, still in development itself, and hear about a rather unusual clinical trial for lung cancer patients.…

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August 2008 podcast

2008-08-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the August podcast we find out about a new campaign aiming to keep tobacco out of sight and out of mind, get to the bottom of the cancer stem cell mystery, hear about new advances in immunotherapy for treating cancer, and celebrate twenty years of partnership with the Halifax bank.…

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July 2008 podcast

2008-07-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In July¿s podcast we hear about new clinical trials for womb and prostate cancer, discover how Cancer Research UK has put together crack teams of top scientists to solve the biggest scientific mysteries, and find out how our scientists are working to relieve pain for people with cancer.…

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June 2008 podcast

2008-06-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the June podcast we hear how one of our scientists changed sides to become a patient on a clinical trial, discover the online support available for people with cancer, and pound the park with Race for Life.…

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May 2008 podcast

2008-05-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In May¿s podcast we discover the dangers of sunbeds, find out how drugs are made available for people with cancer, and look forward to Cancer Research UK¿s garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.…

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April 2008 podcast

2008-04-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the April podcast we hear one woman¿s story about the importance of cancer screening, find out how doctors test new cancer treatments in clinical trials, and pull on our football boots to raise money for bowel cancer research.…

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March 2008 podcast

2008-03-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the March podcast we hear about seven new regions of our DNA that are linked to prostate cancer, Gloria Hunniford has an important message about cancer screening, and we find out why gifts left in people¿s wills mean so much to our scientists. And you can listen to part two in our Drug Development series.…

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February 2008 podcast

2008-02-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In the February podcast we find out how discoveries made in the lab are transformed into the cancer drugs of the future. Also we discuss a new study showing that black British women are more likely to get breast cancer at a younger age than white women, and find out how clearing out your wardrobe could help to beat childhood cancer.…

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January 2008 podcast

2008-01-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In January¿s podcast we delve into the Government¿s new cancer reform strategy. Millions of pounds have been pledged, but what will they spend it on? We also find out how the power of the immune system can be harnessed to treat cancer.…

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December 2007 podcast

2007-12-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In December¿s podcast we find out how our scientists are working to beat childhood cancer, and hear how actor Richard E. Grant got on when he came to visit some of our research labs. Plus, does eating bacon really give you cancer?…

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November 2007 podcast

2007-11-01 :: podcast@cancer.org.uk

In November¿s podcast we catch up on the latest news from the National Cancer Research Institute Conference, and discover how to spot the symptoms of lung cancer. Plus, find out how you can give a Christmas gift to help our scientists.…

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October 2007 podcast

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October¿s podcast is a breast cancer special. Find out about the latest research, the signs to check for, and the importance of screening. Plus, we hear from the winners of our SciNews competition for 14-16 year olds.…

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September 2007 podcast

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In September¿s action-packed podcast we run 10K, clear out our wardrobes, and hunt down cancer genes.…

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