Elizabeth Murchison:
Fighting a contagious cancer

TEDGlobal 2011 · 13:03 · Filmed Jul 2011
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What is killing the Tasmanian devil? A virulent cancer is infecting them by the thousands — and unlike most cancers, it's contagious. Researcher Elizabeth Murchison tells us how she's fighting to save the Taz, and what she's learning about all cancers from this unusual strain. Contains disturbing images of facial cancer.

Cancer researcher
Elizabeth Murchison studies a mysterious (and contagious) cancer that threatens to wipe out Tasmanian devils. Full bio
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