54 minutes | Sep 12th 2019

Episode 060: Dr Alice Howarth on cancer and skepticism

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 Podcast Promotion I've moved away from most social media but I realise it is still an important part of many people's lives. If you want to share an episode or more on Twitter, Facebook etc then I'd be thrilled. Even better, why not mention it to a colleague, friend, or family when you next speak to them. In fact, why not give them a call and meet up anyway? All the evidence suggests you'll be healthier and benefit. And, if you can and it's relevant, thanks for mentioning the podcast to them.  If you got something out of this episode then please mosey on over to Apple Podcasts and kindly leave a rating, a review and you can subscribe there too°! Other ways to subscribe to Blokeology Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via RSS Click here to subscribe on Android You can also subscribe via Stitcher Sign up for the Journal of Blokeology newsletter It's my fortnightly newsletter that shares some cool evidence-based health, fitness, and lifestyle advice. It comes out every other Friday and I share some tips and thoughts. Head over to www.blokeology.io/journal to do that.   Feedback I would love to hear from you and your own experiences. Best bet is to email: blokeology AT euanlawson.com.
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