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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons 6. The shape of data with Professor Heather Harrington Vicky Neale and Heather Harrington look at how mathematical techniques are used to identify patterns in cancer data, and discuss the creative thinking required of mathematicians. Vicky Neale, Heather Harrington 23 Dec 2022
2 Creative Commons 5. Modelling cancer with Professor Helen Byrne Vicky Neale sits down with Helen Byrne to discuss her research around mathematical modelling for tumour prediction, and her advice for researchers who want to apply their work to cancer research. Vicky Neale, Helen Byrne 23 Dec 2022
3 Creative Commons 4. Numbers don't tell the whole story with Professor Hannah Fry Vicky Neale talks to Hannah Fry about the difficulties of using probabilities in medical statistics, and how their own experiences have shaped their perspectives on the tough choices facing those making decisions on cancer care. Vicky Neale, Hannah Fry 12 Dec 2022
4 Creative Commons 3. Medical imaging and radiotherapy with Tom Whyntie Vicky Neale sits down with Tom Whyntie to look at how mathematics is being used in medical imaging to optimise cancer care, and the ‘epic amounts of data’ behind the technology. Vicky Neale, Tom Whyntie 12 Dec 2022
5 Creative Commons 2. Communicating the evidence with Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter Vicky Neale and David Spiegelhalter explore the role of statisticians in communicating risk to the public, and how patients can be empowered to engage with clinicians when weighing up the benefits and risks of treatment. Vicky Neale, David Spiegelhalter 12 Dec 2022
6 Thomas Helleday on Cancer Professor Helleday explains what cancer is, the problems of treating it, and the success of his own research in developing new treatments. Thomas Helleday, Oliver Lewis 11 Sep 2008