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        Cancer Diagnosis and Screening | STEAM: Ideas That Shape Our World

        Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society, discusses what cancer is and the role of technology in diagnosis, and how genomic analysis will open new avenues of treatment. He also discusses the dilemma of treating early-stage cancers without knowing whether they need treatment. He spoke as part of the 2016 IdeaFestival in Louisville, Ky.

        What is Cancer? | STEAM: Ideas That Shape Our World

        Cancer is cell growth that is uncontrolled, and some cancers spread and interfere with bodily functions.

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        Changing the Definition of Cancer | STEAM: Ideas That Shape Our World

        Technology can find smaller cancers than ever before, but the challenge today is determining which cancers are lethal and which are not.

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        21st Century Definition of Cancer | STEAM: Ideas That Shape Our World

        Genomic tests will change the way we define and treat different cancers.

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