TEDx Occidental College Richard Pestell: Is Good Health a Choice?


In pursuit of the American Dream many think we are free to choose good health-but who is really making these decisions for us? In this talk, Dr. Pestell explores cultural assumptions that drive cancer seeking behavior. He will reveal solutions that will empower you to live healthier starting today.

Dr. Richard Pestell is a leader in the global cancer community. He has galvanized international teams to fight cancer, has more than 600 published works and patents in cancer diagnostics and treatment including light-activated gene therapy. He founded companies (ProstaGene, AAAPhoenix) and Institutes, led cancer not--for-profits and directed two US Cancer Centers: Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University.