The Next Front in the War on Cancer


March 2, 2009

The Wall Street Journal

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced a massive initiative against cancer. "Our recovery plan will launch a new effort to conquer a disease that has touched nearly every American, including me," he said in his speech to the nation, "by seeking a cure for cancer in our time."

Specifically, the president was referring to a provision in his stimulus bill that will direct a tranche of funding to the National Cancer Institute (NCI)... Read More