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Debunking the myths of cancer

February 4 is World Cancer Day, so we ask: could this disease be eradicated?

Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 17:29
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The main objective behind this day is to help raise general awareness of all types of cancers and dispel any misconceptions.

It is also an opportunity to highlight what people can do in their everyday life to improve their health and prevent cancer.

This year's theme is ‘Debunking the myths'.

On this episode we ask: What does it really take to debunk the myths about cancer? And is cancer curable?

Presenter: Adrian Finighan

Guests:  

Jane Maher,  a joint chief medical officer for Macmillan Cancer Support

Christopher Wild, the director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer

Jessica Kirby: a senior health information manager for Cancer Research UK

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