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|+* 100 years ago there was little medical knowledge|
|+* "If the cause has been discovered, then there is hope for a cure"|
|+* Cancer causes 1 in 4 deaths in our country|
|+* Over the last century we have developed a theory about what causes cancer, the 'Genetic Theory'|
|+* For 30 years we thought that the only way to defeat cancer was to kill the cancer cells|
|+* Developing a drug is really expensive (500mil - 1Bil) and a 1 in 10 chance of being successful|
|+* Cancer is like a thermostat that is 'stuck on'|
|+* Glevac - targeted the cause of the growth of the leukemia|
|+ * Thousands of places where a cell can break and Glevac targeted only one of these|
|+ * Glevac works for 10 different cancers|
|+* Figure out why and how a cancer is broken and fix the broken part|
|+ * Do this by sequencing a cancer's DNA and look for broken parts|