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How do cancer cells behave differently from healthy ones? - George Zaidan

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How do cancer cells grow? How does chemotherapy fight cancer (and cause negative side effects)? The answers lie in cell division. George Zaidan explains how rapid cell division is cancer’s "strength" -- and also its weakness.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Biljana Labović
  • Artist Celeste Lai
  • Educator Charles Morton, George Zaidan
  • Animator Lisa LaBracio
  • Narrator George Zaidan

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