Beverly Mitchell on cancer research and treatment
Cancer, experienced at the individual level, can be unbearable, so its global toll is almost impossible to fathom. Each year, the disease claims the lives of 7.6 million people - roughly the population of Switzerland. So what is the state of the search for therapies, and what does it mean to get a cancer diagnosis in today's medical landscape? In this podcast, Beverly Mitchell, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Stanford Cancer Center, answers those questions and many more.