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September’s podcast is jam-packed with all the latest news and interviews from Cancer Research UK.

Our roving reporter Anna Lacey takes a trip to a very special building site in darkest Hertfordshire – it’s the site of our new £20 million Biotherapeutics Development unit, which will produce biological treatments for clinical trials.

We also chat to TV new anchor Nicholas Owen, who’s a tireless supporter of the charity as well as a kidney cancer survivor. He’s got a lot to say about the important of early diagnosis – and is there a plot at his local Cancer Research UK to sell his own ties back to him?

Finally, we hear about a rather unusual clinical trial called Quartz, for people with lung cancer that has spread to the brain. Instead of testing a new drug or therapy, it’s finding out if the best treatment is actually no treatment. Sounds intriguing!

So go to the podcast homepage, where you can listen to the show directly through our Flash player, or click on the player below:

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Hope you enjoy it – please let us know what you think by responding here in the comments!

Kat