NBC: Michael Irvin Helps Fight Cancer

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But the biggest contribution benefited another part of the medical profession. Those watching online were linked to another video game called Omega Cluster where gamers use a spaceship to gather crystals, and in the process, mirror what scientists at SMU are doing to identify drugs that help in the fight against cancer. “If they just play that game, that’s just as impactful to us because that’s actually helping us try to find these compounds that can actually make incurable cancer treatable and that’s what the goal is, what we’re working towards,” SMU cancer researcher Corey Clark said.