Leading Experts Focus on the Challenges and Opportunities Affecting the Fight Against Cancer ALEXANDRIA, Va. ’ February 27, 2014 ’ A panel of leading health, economics and policy experts today discussed the prospects for a future where cancers are rendered manageable or even eradicated and the variables affecting progress toward that goal so that cancer patients are able to lead normal, productive lives ’ and thus be ’free from’ their cancers. The forum was hosted by Research!America and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The event, titled, ’A World Free from Cancers: Probable, Possible, or Preposterous?’ was held at the New York Academy of Sciences. Medical innovation has...
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Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco