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.
A community needs art to truly feel alive. Join host Alberto Rios to meet Arizona artists and hear their stories firsthand, trace the impact of living artists on their communities and see how art is all around us. From across the art spectrum, see where life meets art.
Discover the story of the dreaded disease that gripped the nation in fear, leaving thousands paralyzed. The film "American Experience: The Polio Crusade" weaves personal accounts of polio survivors with the story of the ardent crusader who tirelessly fought against it.