University-wide, Talks & Lectures, Open to the Public, College of Arts and Letters
28 Apr 2021

Can We Eradicate Cancer?

Center for Science Writings

Zoom Link — Passcode: science

About the Event

A professor of medicine and cancer researcher at Columbia University, oncologist Azra Raza will discuss her acclaimed book The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last, a scathing critique of cancer medicine and call for a radical new approach, which could eliminate cancer once and for all. Amazon named The First Cell one of the best science books of 2019.

About the Center for Science Writings

Attracting the most notable of thinkers and communicators, the Center for Science Writings shines a light on conversations shaping the public perception of science. Launched in 2005 within the College of Arts and Letters, the Center for Science Writings draws attention to science communications, books and blogs capturing the public's attention. Prominent writers, be they journalists, scientists, engineers, philosophers or scholars, come to deliver free, public lectures about science-related issues each and every semester.  At the helm is director and science journalist John Horgan.

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