Catching Cancer

Viruses can cause cancer. And, believe it or not, that’s good news.

One in three of us will get cancer at some stage in our lives. From the moment of diagnosis the common cry is “why me?” Now, across the planet, a select group of scientists is hunting cancer-causing infections. Startling new evidence is revealing that viruses and bacteria are triggering some of the biggest killers of our time. And, believe it or not, this is good news.


Presented by Screen Australia, December Films and Pemberton Films in association with Film Victoria

Duration: 1 x 55 minutes
Released: 2009
Broadcast Partners: Australian Broadcasting Corporation and National Geographic International
Broadcast Sales: Fox International Content Sales

Key Credits
Writer/Director/co-Executive Producer:
Sonya Pemberton
Producer/ Executive Producer: Tony Wright
DOP: Harry Panagiotidis
Editor: Wayne Hyett
Composer: Peter Dasent
Vocals: Darren Percival