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Defeating Cancer

Horizon, 2011-2012 Episode 13 of 15

Over the past year, Horizon has been behind the scenes at one of Britain's leading cancer hospitals, the Royal Marsden in London.

The film follows Rosemary, Phil and Ray as they undergo remarkable new treatments - from a billion pound genetically targeted drug designed to fight a type of skin cancer, to advanced robotic surgery.

We witness the breakthroughs in surgery and in scientific research that are offering new hope and helping to defeat a disease that more than one in three of us will develop at some stage of our lives.

Release date:

59 minutes

Last on

Wed 30 May 2012 02:20
BBC One except Wales

Credits

Role Contributor
DirectorDiana Hill
DirectorDiana Hill
ProducerDiana Hill
ProducerDiana Hill
ProducerNaomi Law
ProducerNaomi Law
DirectorNaomi Law
DirectorNaomi Law

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