NCI Director Out of Touch with His Agency and with the Major Characteristics of Breast & Prostate Cancer Funding

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. [...]

Harold E. Varmus, M.D. Nominated to be the Director of the National Cancer Institute – Is It Good or Bad for Cancer Survivors?

President Barack Obama has nominated Harold E. Varmus, M.D., the Nobel Prize-winning scientist for studies showing how certain normal genes could cause cancer when they went awry; to serve as the 14th director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Varmus served as director of the National Institutes of Health in the 1990s, a period [...]

The Economic Bailout – Funding for Cancer Research

On Tuesday, we will be inaugurating a new president, President Elect Obama. Obama has inherited a country in severe financial distress, unemployment rates are at an amazingly high rate, bankruptcy filing at a new high and the real state market has crashed. No matter where you turn, there are houses in foreclosure and most people’s [...]