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Cancer Research: Promising research in Toronto

It's a dreaded disease that has afflicted humans for centuries. In recent decades, scientists around the world have been tirelessly searching for a cancer cure. Canadians are no exception. Amid constant fights for funding, concerns about "brain drain" and controversies over alternative therapies, Canada has made some vital breakthroughs in cancer research — from the invention of the "cobalt bomb" in the 1950s to the more recent innovations of cancer research icon Tak Mak.


Medium: Television
Program: Newsmagazine
Broadcast Date: Jan. 22, 1961
Host: Norman DePoe
Duration: 9:23

Last updated: March 28, 2013

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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