Out-takes from an Interview in August 2013 with Brian Lamb, a journalist and the founder, executive chairman, and now retired CEO of C-SPAN which provides coverage of the U,S. Congress as well as other public affairs events and Francis Collins an American physican-genetist who currently is the Director of the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. Fact checking performed by Darryl Mitteldorf, Executive Director of Malecare.
Brian Lamb: Let me ask you about prostate cancer and breast cancer, the numbers, you probably have them but on that, I think from reading that more men get prostate cancer than women get breast cancer.
Francis Collins: That’s true. He has this correct. According to ACS in 2013 the estimated new cancers are: for breast (women) 232,590 and for prostate (for men) 238,590
Brian Lamb: Why do we not s