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From the Ted Talk "Jimmy Lin: A simple new blood test that can catch cancer early"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Cancer. Many of us have lost family, friends or loved ones to this elbrihro disease. I know there are some of you in the audience who are cancer survivors, or who are gtnigfhi cancer at this moment. My heart goes out to you. While this word often roujesnc up emotions of sadness and anger and fear, I bring you good news from the front lines of cancer research. The fact is, we are starting to win the war on cancer. In fact, we lie at the intersection of the three of the most exciting developments within canrce erehacrs.

Open Cloze

Cancer. Many of us have lost family, friends or loved ones to this ________ disease. I know there are some of you in the audience who are cancer survivors, or who are ________ cancer at this moment. My heart goes out to you. While this word often ________ up emotions of sadness and anger and fear, I bring you good news from the front lines of cancer research. The fact is, we are starting to win the war on cancer. In fact, we lie at the intersection of the three of the most exciting developments within ______ ________.

Solution

  1. fighting
  2. conjures
  3. research
  4. cancer
  5. horrible

Original Text

Cancer. Many of us have lost family, friends or loved ones to this horrible disease. I know there are some of you in the audience who are cancer survivors, or who are fighting cancer at this moment. My heart goes out to you. While this word often conjures up emotions of sadness and anger and fear, I bring you good news from the front lines of cancer research. The fact is, we are starting to win the war on cancer. In fact, we lie at the intersection of the three of the most exciting developments within cancer research.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
cancer dna 4
simple blood 3
medical procedures 3
days earlier 3
cancer cells 3
blood test 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
simple blood test 3

Important Words

  1. anger
  2. audience
  3. bring
  4. cancer
  5. conjures
  6. developments
  7. disease
  8. emotions
  9. exciting
  10. fact
  11. family
  12. fear
  13. fighting
  14. friends
  15. front
  16. good
  17. heart
  18. horrible
  19. intersection
  20. lie
  21. lines
  22. lost
  23. loved
  24. moment
  25. news
  26. research
  27. sadness
  28. starting
  29. survivors
  30. war
  31. win
  32. word