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A Year to Save my Life: George McGavin and Melanoma

1 x 60 HD
Broadcaster:  BBC

After being diagnosed with a rare and deadly form of malignant melanoma biologist Dr George McGavin embarks on a journey across the world to understand what the future holds for cancer treatment.


George’s treatment is targeted drug therapy, using drugs approved for use only weeks before his diagnosis. He is given unprecedented access to the process and science behind his medical treatment and meets some of the most highly regarded scientists in the field of cancer research whose pioneering work is offering some of the greatest breakthroughs in a century.


Ultimately, his journey culminates when he receives his prognosis, after three months of treatment, which will determine his future. Will these groundbreaking drugs actually work?

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