Nova

Cuba's Cancer Hope

(Season 47, Episode 5)

Series: Nova

Air Date: 2020-04-01

Language: English

Genre: Documentary, Biography

Networks: PBS

Description

When the U.S. trade embargo left Cuba isolated from medical resources, Cuban scientists were forced to get creative. Now they’ve developed lung cancer vaccines that show so much promise, some Americans are defying the embargo and traveling to Cuba for treatment. In an unprecedented move, Cuban researchers are working with U.S. partners to make the medicines more widely available.

Guest Starts :

Belinda Giblin, Rob Kipa-Williams, Bree Peters