Will we ever cure cancer?

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“Cancer…is stitched into our genome,” wrote oncologist Siddartha Mukherjee in his celebrated history of cancer, The Emperor of Maladies. This five-minute animated video explains with clarity why, despite all the billions spent on research, curing cancer remains a huge challenge.

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Activities

  1. List some of the factors that put a person at greater risk of cancer.
  2. Research and make an informative graphic to show how global cancer deaths have changed over the last 50 years.

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