The Fight: Science Against Cancer

The Fight: Science Against Cancer

                                The Fight: Science Against Cancer
| 21 min

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This Oscar®-nominated short explores the genesis of cancerous cells and the mid-20th century state of research into the fight against cancer. The film questions the differences between normal cell growth in the human body and the subversive growth of cancerous cells. Cures have been found for a succession of once invincible diseases, but cancer still presented an enigma at the time of the making of this film—and continues to do so today. The collaboration of a global network of scientists is portrayed in the film, as they painstakingly following every clue that may lead to an eventual solution.

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The Fight: Science Against Cancer, Morten Parker, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Morten Parker
  • producer
    Guy Glover
  • script
    Maurice Constant
  • photography
    Grant McLean
  • editing
    Douglas Tunstell
  • animation
    Evelyn Lambart
    Colin Low
  • music
    Louis Applebaum

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