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Marie Ashby investigates whether the NHS is failing patients with anorexia. And how DNA from the Elephant Man's bones may offer new hope to scientists researching cancer. And remembering Ray Gosling - the broadcaster's life story in his own words.

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 6 Jan 2014 19:30
BBC One East Midlands only

Elephant Man may shed light on causes of cancer

Elephant Man may shed light on causes of cancer

Joseph Carey Merrick, better known as the Elephant Man, was born in Leicester 150 years ago.


Now cutting edge research could shed new light not only on his disease but also on the causes of cancer.


Joseph Merrick's bones are stored at Queen Mary University of London and Inside Out has been granted rare access to film them.


Watch the video feature on the BBC News website.


Role Contributor
PresenterMarie Ashby
Series EditorTony Roe
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