Listen to Prof Iain Hutchison on BBC Radio 4 The Today Programme with Sarah Smith discussing the ground breaking results of the SEND study, funded by Cancer Research UK, Elliott Bernerd and Saving Faces.
For those of you who missed out on the interview the first time, the interview is available to listen on The Today Programme’s website starting from 50:00 here https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0009kkl
Alternatively a snippet of just the interview can be played below.
The SEND study is the first nationwide research that reveals removing the neck glands of patients at the same time as removing their small cancer in the mouth significantly improves their chances of cure even if the scans show no sign of deposits of cancer in the neck glands.
Read the SEND study paper here https://www.nature.com/articles/s41416-019-0587-2