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Episode Notes

Dr Alice Howarth is a clinical and molecular pharmacologist who is heavily involved with Merseyside Skeptics Society° and is co-host of their excellent Skeptics with a K podcast. She takes us through some of the science around cancer treatments and how the disease actually affects us. It’s an emotive time when people are affected by cancer and it can increase one’s vulnerability to suggestions of miraculous cures or other treatments that may not have a good evidence base. She lays bare some of the myths but, in keeping with Merseyside Skeptics’ approach, she brings an inclusive healthy skepticism.

Links

Alice’s website: DrAlice.blog°
Twitter: @AliceEmmaLouise°
Skeptics with a K podcast°
10 Persistent cancer myths debunked – CRUK°

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