TED Talks

Paula Hammond: Superweapon Against Cancer - Full TED Talk

Clip: Episode 1 | 10m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Cancer is a very clever, adaptable disease. To defeat it, says medical researcher and educator Paula Hammond, we need a new and powerful mode of attack. With her colleagues at MIT, Hammond engineered a nanoparticle one-hundredth the size of a human hair that can treat the most aggressive, drug-resistant cancers.

Aired: 03/30/16

Expires: 03/29/21

Rating: NR

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