National Geographic Documentaries Catching Cancer

It’s been called one of the most significant cancer clusters in the world. Sixteen women in one workplace in Australia have developed breast cancer. Most are young; none have a family history of the disease. Experts declared the chances of this being a statistical fluke were “one in a million”. But despite an intense investigation no cause was found. Now a team of scientists will re-examine this medical mystery asking, could the cause be a virus? It’s not as bizarre a question as you might think. One in five cancers are caused by infections, according to the World Health Organization. The question is: could there be more?

  • 2009
  • 00:52:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016
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