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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x99 Laura Indolfi: Good News In The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer
TV-PG

  • 2016-05-17T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Anyone who has lost a loved one to pancreatic cancer knows the devastating speed with which it can affect an otherwise healthy person. TED Fellow and biomedical entrepreneur Laura Indolfi is developing a revolutionary way to treat this complex and lethal disease: a drug delivery device that acts as a cage at the site of a tumor, preventing it from spreading and delivering medicine only where it's needed. 'We are hoping that one day we can make pancreatic cancer a curable disease,' she says.

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