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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x96 Sangeeta Bhatia: This Tiny Particle Could Roam Your Body To Find Tumors
TV-PG

  • 2016-05-12T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

What if we could find cancerous tumors years before they can harm us - without expensive screening facilities or even steady electricity Physician, bioengineer and entrepreneur Sangeeta Bhatia leads a multidisciplinary lab that searches for novel ways to understand, diagnose and treat human disease. Her target: the two-thirds of deaths due to cancer that she says are fully preventable. With remarkable clarity, she breaks down complex nanoparticle science and shares her dream for a radical new cancer test that could save millions of lives.

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