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Minorities, Especially Blacks Are More Willing to Spend All for Cancer Care

An AP medical writer, Mike Stobb, wrote an interesting and unusual article about a survey that was conducted asking if people would be willing to spend everything they have on aggressive treatments that might prolong their life. The survey concluded that blacks and other minorities with cancer are more likely than whites to say they [...]

The Cures Acceleration Network and National Institutes of Health Reauthorization Act of 2009.

Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) introduced S. 914, the Cures Acceleration Network and National Institutes of Health Reauthorization Act of 2009. The bill has three main components: 1. Establishes a new, independent federal agency, to be known as the “Cures Acceleration Network” (CAN), which would award grants and contracts to accelerate the development of cures and [...]

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