April 10, 2023

EP. 366 — Curing Cancer in New Zealand

A Cuban expat tells Chris about her incredible journey from Cuba to New Zealand to work on cancer immunotherapies. She opens up about why she left her home country and how the George Floyd protests made her question her own place in the world as a black, Cuban woman. She also discusses the importance of not getting emotionally tied to her cancer research and describes how shaving her head and embracing her natural hair made her feel reborn.


Chris [00:00:04] Hello to everybody who knows that you can’t be a sociopath if you dance the salsa. It’s Beautiful Anonymous. One hour. One phone call. No names. No holds barred. Hi, everybody. Chris Gethard here. Coming to you from the studio. I actually was in the studio in New York City for this call. Happened to be in the city today as it was. I said, let’s do a call like the old days in the studio. So here we are. And guess what? It’s a very good, very interesting call with a very interesting person who doesn’t live in America and lives in a country that they weren’t born in and grew up in a country that is one of the most fascinating and not always in positive ways countries in the world you can grow up, Cuba. She has a lot of opinions on that. And then on top of it, the things she’s doing in New Zealand are so smart and giving and are going to help the world. And we talk about that and we talk about hair and we talk about everything. We

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