Archive: Science Update: Is Cancer Inevitable? July 14, 2022

What should teachers, their students, and the general public know about the current state of cancer diagnoses, research, and treatments, and what opportunities exist for studies that could lead to contributing careers? Join Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Cancer Biology Dr. Ashiani Weeraratna for an inside look at what this top five cancer researcher* knows, and how her work, and that of others, is prompting whispers of a cure. (*National Cancer Institute, 2021).

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  • "I enjoyed learning about the dangers of tanning and other ways of getting skin cancer."
  • "I enjoyed learning new statistics which I can use to back my point about wearing sunscreen and the importance of prevention."
  • "The information given is recent and very important for all people to know about."
  • "The presenter was engaging and the use of multi-media outputs (i.e., videos) made the topic more impactful."

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