Dr. Tom Grogan, a professor emeritus at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, invented a cancer diagnosis instrument that is used for 20 million patients per year worldwide. Dr. Grogan’s instrument allows experts to identify the cellular characteristics of a patient’s disease so treatment can be personalized and reach every last cancer cell. Dr. Grogan’s book “Chasing the Invisible: A Doctor’s Quest to Abolish the Last Unseen Cancer Cell,” tells the story of the hurdles he faced in developing the instrument, including investors’ lack of interest, millions in debt and protests from the medical community. We’ll hear more from Dr. Grogan.
Planets orbit faraway stars - could some of those planets have the right recipe for supporting life? Plus, we'll look for water on the moon: what is the mission to find that water, and why it matters for getting us to Mars and beyond.
"Makers" made television history in 2013 with its three-part PBS documentary which told the story of the modern American women’s movement for the first time. But a lot has happened since then.