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‘For 30 years I’ve been obsessed by why children get leukaemia. Now we have an answer’
Newly knighted cancer scientist Mel Greaves explains why a cocktail of microbes could give protection against disease
- Robin McKie
- The Guardian
Mel Greaves has a simple goal in life. He is trying to create a yoghurt-like drink that would stop children from developing leukaemia.
The idea might seem eccentric; cancers are not usually defeated so simply. However, Professor Greaves is confident and, given his experience in the field, his ideas are being taken seriously by…
Based at the Institute of Cancer Research in London, Greaves has been studying childhood leukaemia for three decades. On Friday, it…