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GREAT CONVERSATIONS is a series featuring distinguished authors, each recognized in an area of prominence and each uniquely paired with an interviewer.

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Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 - 11:00 PM    "Siddhartha Mukherjee/David Scadden" What is cancer? Can it be cured? How do politics and funding impact research? And what does future treatment hold? Two leading American cancer physicians, Dr. Siddhartha Mikherjee of Columbia University, and Dr. David Scadden of Harvard, explore these topics in Great Conversations #402. As a young researcher and physician, Mukherjee became fascinated with the idea that viruses could cause cancer. It would change the course of his career, leading him to the forefront of the development of cancer drugs. D
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