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Cancer: Hope for Sale?

Reporter Richard Bilton investigates a controversial American doctor who claims he can cure cancer. Celebrities have helped raise hundreds of thousands of pounds to send British patients to his clinic. But Dr Burzynski's treatment has been dismissed by mainstream medicine and the US authorities have tried to close him down. So why has he been allowed to sell an unproven and experimental treatment for 30 years?

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 7 Jun 2013 02:05
BBC Two Northern Ireland


Role Contributor
ReporterRichard Bilton
ProducerElizabeth Byrne
Executive ProducerAndrew Head
EditorTom Giles