National Breast Cancer Coalition

Cancer in the Context of Human Evolution

Paul Davies, PhD | Arizona State University

Date: May 1, 2011 | Run Time: 18:08 | Course Level: Intermediate

An examination of innovation, how new ideas are born and how impossible projects succeed in fields outside of cancer. Hear from innovation theorists, future-oriented science experts, and others on how to challenge the status quo and succeed. Listen to Dr. Paul Davies from Arizona State University discuss innovating paradigm shifting tactics that challenge the barriers of contemporary cancer research and treatments.

You will learn:

  • Rationale in understanding cancer in the context of human evolution.
  • Hear examples of how a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding cancer creates innovative directions.
  • Learn how looking at the properties of cancer through the lens of engineers, physists and astrobiologists can change the course of cancer research.

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NBCC is grateful to the WellPoint Foundation for their generous support of the Online Center for Advocacy Training.