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Themes of Cancer

Season 1 | 5m 24s

One great theme in cancer over the last hundred years is the bravery, the heroism of scientists, doctors and their patients, who have refused to accept the staus quo. This is what has advanced cancer to the state we are now and hopefully will advance it far more in the years to come.

Genentech, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Siemens, David H. Koch, Bristol-Myers Squibb, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Kovler Fund, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Cancer Society, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)
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Television actress Maura Tierney talks about her breast cancer diagnosis.
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Dr. Lori Wilson discusses her philosophy in treating her patients.
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Follow the centuries-long search for a cure, leading to chemotherapy and a “war on cancer.