Mourning Our Loss

I am truly saddened by the passing of Senator Edward Kennedy, a giant in the area of advocacy for people with cancer and for health care policy. Senator Kennedy’s concerns always included not only his home state of Massachusetts, but all Americans no matter from what state they lived. Senator Kennedy, as a passionate anti-cancer [...]

Kennedy Hutchison Cancer Bill

Senators Kennedy and Hutchison introduced their long anticipated cancer bill yesterday. In summary, the bill states that: 1- Despite all the knowledge we have gained about cancer over the years, including early detection and screening, the actual decline in cancer mortality rate is only 6 percent as compared to a decline in mortality rate from [...]