The History of Cancer

Oct 12, 2016, 05:00 AM

Cancer has existed for almost as long as human life itself. In the first episode of this series, Kirstie and Sam take a look at cases of cancer dating back nearly 2 million years. We also hear from a child cancer patient who was diagnosed at just 2 years old.

Contributors: Natural History Museum/Patrick Randolph-Quinney (University of Central Lancashire), Prof Tim Maughan, a child cancer patient.