It is estimated that between 1/3 and 1/2 of all Americans will get some form of cancer in their lifetime. With statistics as shocking as this, why haven’t we found the cure for cancer yet?
Well, in this SciShow video shared in May 2015, host Hank Green explains that because not all tumors work the same, no one treatment or medicine will cure all cancers. Cancer is not a single disease. Listen in as Green tells us in 8 minutes and 38 seconds how complicated cancer is, how it affects the cells in the body differently almost every time, all about the mutated genes responsible for manifestation, how different types of cancers need different approaches in different patients, and so much more.
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