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What will cancer look like in the near future?

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Fighting Cancer

Cancer is merciless. It can strike any time, spread without warning and return unannounced. In this hour, TED speakers reframe not only how we treat cancer but how we can live with it and survive it.

"We have 21st-century medical treatments and drugs to treat cancer, but we still have 20th-century procedures and processes for diagnosis," says Jorge Soto. James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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What's A Better Way To Detect Cancer?

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How Will Open-Source Research Help Cure Cancer?

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"The goal of me as a cancer doctor is not to understand cancer ... the goal is to control cancer," says Dr. David Agus. Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Is Our Narrow Focus On Cancer Doing More Harm Than Good?

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Healthy diets help prevent, even reverse, some health conditions. Dr. Dean Ornish believes it can also do the same for cancer. Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Can Healthy Eating Reverse Some Cancers?

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