40 Years After the National Cancer Act
Mark Israel speaks with Vermont Public Radio about how far we have come and still need to go
"I think the landscape is very different [today]," he said. "In the '70s, there were probably fewer than 25 medications available for treating cancer, and now there are literally hundreds."
Still, Dr. Israel admitted that oncologists have a long way to go.
"There remain many challenges … where the impact of therapy frankly has been quite modest over those 40 years."
The interview was broadcast on 12/20/11 by Vermont Public Radio. Listen to the full interview at vpr.net.
December 20, 2011
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