What is the Future of Cancer?

For thousands of years, people have battled cancer in myriad forms. Today we still toil to triumph over the disease. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and physician Siddhartha Mukherjee dissects cancer, from its historic roots to today’s most promising treatments. Can we count on a cure?

Festival: 2011

Watch and Listen: Health

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