Cancer is currently the second leading cause of death in the United States and quickly approaching to be the #1 cause. For most, treatment includes chemotherapy and radiation that, unfortunately, attacks both cancerous and healthy cells. At the forefront of innovation are companies like IDEAYA Biosciences creating alternative cures to cancer such as synthetic medicines and immunotherapy that target only the cancerous cells. Hilary Beck, Director of Medicinal Chemistry, joins us on the podcast to discuss her field and unique occupation of fighting cancer. Guest: http://bit.ly/2vbAs7C. IDEAYA Biosciences: http://bit.ly/2vbgs53.