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

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Cancer. Many of us have lost flaimy, friends or loved ones to this horrible disease. I know there are some of you in the audience who are cancer siurrvovs, or who are fighting cancer at this moment. My heart goes out to you. While this word often conurejs up eimtnoos of sdesans and anger and fear, I bring you good news from the front lneis 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.

Open Cloze

Cancer. Many of us have lost ______, friends or loved ones to this horrible disease. I know there are some of you in the audience who are cancer _________, or who are fighting cancer at this moment. My heart goes out to you. While this word often ________ up ________ of _______ and anger and fear, I bring you good news from the front _____ 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.

Solution

  1. sadness
  2. family
  3. survivors
  4. conjures
  5. lines
  6. emotions

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.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
cancer dna 4
simple blood 3
blood test 3
cancer cells 3
days earlier 3
cancer research 2
cancer genomics 2
immune system 2
fight cancer 2
sad fact 2
detect cancers 2
lung cancer 2

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