Bleak Cancer Reports Mask Major Advances

September 2, 2009

The Wall Street Journal

Grim reports about the war on cancer have masked significant signs of progress against the disease.

In recent years, it has been hard to avoid hearing that the fight against cancer has been largely futile. News stories have cited government statistics showing that death rates from cancer have barely budged, even as major progress has been made against heart disease. It is a humbling and disheartening return on tens of billions of dollars of investment in research... Read More