Every year in the UK more than 330,000 people are diagnosed with cancer. The good news is that more and more are surviving, and theres hope that the new generation of genetic research and targeted therapies will bring more cures in the future. But is cancer a cleverer enemy than we thought? Plus sealion genital cancers, and an over-excited gene of the month.
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In this edition of Naked Genetics
08:42 – Bill Sellers – Targeting cancer
Genetic research is pointing towards combination treatments as the way forward for effectively curing cancer in the future.
27:53 – Gene of the Month – BRAF
Our gene of the month is BRAF. It may not have a funny name but it’s led to new targeted therapies for melanoma skin cancer.