Biology

Eva Vertes on TEDTalks: Is cancer caused by the body's own repair system?

Posted by: June Cohen

Eva Vertes is a Princeton student recognized as a teenager for her research on Alzheimer’s, and now embarking on a career focused on new ways of thinking about cancer. In this talk, she explains her theory that stem cells — seeking to initiate repairs in the body — may actually be the root of cancer. So cancer may, in fact, be the body’s own repair system gone awry. (Recorded February 2005 in Monterey, CA. Duration: 19:34)

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