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Wondrium Pilots: The Genetics of Cancer

How much of a role does genetics play when it comes to your chances of getting cancer?
Wondrium Pilots: The Genetics of Cancer is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 10.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good beginning Good start to what will hopefully be a long series. Basic primer on what DNA is and how it works - and how things can impact people differently.
Date published: 2021-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much enjoyable and informative lecture I'm looking forward to more on DNA from this excellent lecturer.
Date published: 2021-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enlightening I found Sam Kean's presentation outstanding. His presentation of the issues relating to cancer and dna easy to follow. I have taken a number of DNA courses but this one really opened my eyes to P53.
Date published: 2021-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fascinating I found this lecture fascinating. It simply explained the genetics of cancer using interesting stories. Very well done. I hope this turns into a series
Date published: 2021-03-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Genetics of Cancer Was expecting a more in depth presentation. The presenter was good and a story to exemplify the concepts was satisfactory as well. I understand this was just a piolet.
Date published: 2021-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very interesting information! This was a great intro video. I would be interested in a longer series about the genetics of cancer.
Date published: 2021-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Interesting! I can't wait for more about The Genetics of Cancer!
Date published: 2021-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good. It was filled with interesting facts. A brief introduction to genetics and cancer.
Date published: 2020-09-06
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Overview

Understand how cancer is a genetic disease that can stem from both hereditary flaws and DNA mutations, as you look through science and history with researcher and author Sam Kean.
The Genetics of Cancer

01: The Genetics of Cancer

We don’t normally think of cancer as a genetic disease, but it is. After Professor Kean provides the foundation of DNA, he details examples of how genetic flaws can be inherited, such as the BRCA genes, or how DNA mutations may not necessarily be inborn but rather caused by exposure to a chemical or to environmental hazards.

30 min