The Philadelphia Chromosome A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level

The Philadelphia Chromosome A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level

Synopsis

Almost daily, headlines announce newly discovered links between cancers and their genetic causes. Science journalist Jessica Wapner vividly relates the backstory behind those headlines, reconstructing the crucial breakthroughs, explaining the science behind them, and giving due to the dozens of researchers, doctors, and patients whose curiosity and determination restored the promise of a future to the more than 50,000 people diagnosed each year with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). It is an astonishing tale that will provide victims of other cancers and their loved ones realistic hope that cures may yet be found in their lifetimes.

The Philadelphia Chromosome charts the milestones that led to present-day cancer treatment and tells the inspiring story of the dedicated men and women who, working individually and in concert, have sought to plum the mysteries of the human genome in order to conquer those deadly and most feared diseases called cancer.

Chapters

  • Chapter 1
    Duration: 06min
  • Chapter 2
    Duration: 19min
  • Chapter 3
    Duration: 07min
  • Chapter 4
    Duration: 11min
  • Chapter 5
    Duration: 18min
  • Chapter 6
    Duration: 16min
  • Chapter 7
    Duration: 21min
  • Chapter 8
    Duration: 07min
  • Chapter 9
    Duration: 08min
  • Chapter 10
    Duration: 16min
  • Chapter 11
    Duration: 11min
  • Chapter 12
    Duration: 12min
  • Chapter 13
    Duration: 12min
  • Chapter 14
    Duration: 14min
  • Chapter 15
    Duration: 12min
  • Chapter 16
    Duration: 21min
  • Chapter 17
    Duration: 17min
  • Chapter 18
    Duration: 08min
  • Chapter 19
    Duration: 07min
  • Chapter 20
    Duration: 22min
  • Chapter 21
    Duration: 09min
  • Chapter 22
    Duration: 11min
  • Chapter 23
    Duration: 19min
  • Chapter 24
    Duration: 21min
  • Chapter 25
    Duration: 37min
  • Chapter 26
    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 27
    Duration: 21min
  • Chapter 28
    Duration: 20min
  • Chapter 29
    Duration: 05min
  • Chapter 30
    Duration: 18min
  • Chapter 31
    Duration: 05min
  • Chapter 32
    Duration: 20min
  • Chapter 33
    Duration: 10min
  • Chapter 34
    Duration: 19min
  • Chapter 35
    Duration: 12min
  • Chapter 36
    Duration: 07min
  • Chapter 37
    Duration: 14min
  • Chapter 38
    Duration: 07min
  • Chapter 39
    Duration: 08min
  • Chapter 40
    Duration: 21min
  • Chapter 41
    Duration: 04min

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