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National Geographic Documentaries Catching Cancer

It’s been called one of the most significant cancer clusters in the world. Sixteen women in one workplace in Australia have developed breast cancer. Most are young; none have a family history of the disease. Experts declared the chances of this being a statistical fluke were “one in a million”. But despite an intense investigation no cause was found. Now ...
  • 2009
  • 00:52:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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The National Checkup on Cancer: Are We Winning the Battle?

In the time it takes to watch this short report from The National's Checkup panel, seven Canadians will find out they have cancer. Today 210 Canadians will lose their lives fighting it. Billions have been raised and spent on the battle against this deadly disease, but is anything really changing? What can we do as individuals to prevent it, what ...
  • 2014
  • 00:15:27
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/22/2014

Découverte Cancer: A Revolution is Coming (Part 2 of 2)

More than a third of us will suffer from it; one fourth will die of it. Cancer is the number one killer in Canada. However, our understanding of cancer has evolved dramatically over the past ten years. High performance tools now permit researchers to have a clearer view of cancer and its causes. No other illness has been as studied. ...
  • 2009
  • 00:38:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/02/2013

Marketplace Chasing the Cancer Answer

In the next generation, the Canadian Cancer Society says almost one in two Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer. After host Wendy Mesley was diagnosed, she began a long and personal journey. Along the way, she came across disturbing clues about why more Canadians than ever are getting sick. Chasing the Cancer Answer travels around the world to find those ...
  • 2006
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 2011 Terry Fox: Remembering a Canadian Hero

It’s been 30 years since Terry Fox died in a British Columbia hospital, one month short of his 23rd birthday and nine months after he was forced to give up his cross-Canada run to raise money for cancer research. In this News in Review story we’ll look at his legendary run and his enduring legacy.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2011