Treating cancer: what role could our diet play? – Science Weekly podcast | Science

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Food is an essential part of everyone’s life but how does what we eat affect our health? For a long time, we’ve known about the link between diet and illnesses like obesity, diabetes and heart disease. But now, scientists are wondering could we eat to treat cancer? Top oncologists from around the world are beginning to understand the role of diet in medicine and early results look promising. Could this approach work beyond cancer?

Hannah Devlin discusses with Siddhartha Mukherjee, associate professor at Colombia University, and Prof Karen Vousden from the Francis Crick Institute and Cancer Research UK.

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