Could Statistics Cure Cancer?

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Some of the best minds in medical research are working to understand and ultimately eliminate one of the world's biggest killers - cancer. But they are not all doctors, chemists, and biologists. Statistician professor Terry Speed has just been awarded Australia's Prime Minister Prize for his important contribution. Ruth Alexander speaks to him about how statistics is playing an important role in pioneering cancer research.

(Image: Cancer cells. Credit: Getty Images)

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Mon 25 Nov 2013 03:50 GMT

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