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Podcast: cancer genes, kids smoking, shunning sunbeds, and spotting the signs

by Kat Arney | Analysis

22 March 2012

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In this month’s podcast a landmark cancer study sheds light on tumour genes, and experts suggest that more breast cancer patients should have genetic tests.

New figures reveal worrying numbers of schoolchildren taking up smoking, and leading model agencies sign up to a no-sunbed policy.

Meanwhile, a new drug combo destroys pancreatic cancer in the lab, and our Delay Kills report shows that ignorance and fear are behind thousands of avoidable cancer deaths.

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