A Cancer "Vaccine," But What About Other Research?

Legal and financial barriers to the search for a cancer cure

Monday, June 01, 2009

Last weekend, researchers announced details of a new cancer “vaccine” that keeps some cancers at bay for more than a year. The announcement came at an oncology conference in Florida that’s considered the world’s largest of its kind. But oncologist Len Lichtenfield, deputy chief medical officer at the American Cancer Society, says that other research that's just as ground-breaking never sees the light of day because of legal and financial barriers.

Guests:

Len Lichtenfeld

Comments [1]

steve

universal health care is an oxymoron.

Jun. 01 2009 10:12 AM

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