Season 10, Episode 23

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For all the progress made in fighting cancer, it still kills 10 million people a year, and some types remain especially hard to detect and treat. Pancreatic cancer, for instance, is nearly always fatal. A new clinical-trial platform could change that by aligning institutions that typically compete against one another.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “How to Fix the Incentives in Cancer Research” and “Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Change the Future of Medical Research?