Research Funded by the National Cancer Institute to Increase By One-Third

After several years of stagnating research funds, President Obama’s stimulus package has resulted in an influx of cancer research resources. Of the $10.4 billion approved for the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will receive $1.3 billion dollars from now through 2010. As a result of this critical funding, Dr. John Niederhuber… Continue reading Research Funded by the National Cancer Institute to Increase By One-Third

Making Patients Sicker May Help Them Fight Cancer

It’s clear that the human immune system is really no match for cancer. At least, this has been the conventional wisdom for quite some time. Yet, scientists know the immune system fights cancer, and therefore have hypothesized that if we can optimize our body’s defense system it could potentially be able to fight tumors. In… Continue reading Making Patients Sicker May Help Them Fight Cancer