In his last State of the Union speech, President Obama announced that Vice-President Biden would lead a bold “Moonshot” effort to find a cure for cancer.
It’s not the first time we’ve heard this but with recent cancer breakthroughs is there really a chance to eradicate a disease that hits more than 1.5 million Americans every year, causing half a million deaths? With billions at stake in research and development the funding decisions will be rife with political and ethical concerns, not to mention legitimate questions of efficacy.
What do you think is the best approach to a true breakthrough and realistic treatment protocol for a cure of the most common forms of cancer? Please vote for your choice. We’ve assembled some video clips with various points-of-view to help in your decision.
In his final State of the Union address, President Obama announced a new national effort to cure cancer, to be headed by Vice President Joe Biden, who lost his son to cancer in 2015. Courtesy: AP
What is Cancer
One in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer. But what is cancer? Cancer experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America
outline how cancer develops, the most common forms, how it’s treated and how to manage treatment side effects. They also discuss what the future
holds for cancer treatment. Courtesy: Cancer Treatments Centers of America.
American Cancer Society
100 Years of ACS history which tells the great social arc of cancer in America.
Innovative Cancer Therapy
A look at some of the advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Homepathic Cancer Treatments
A review of alternative natural treatments for cancer.
The impact and awareness of Cancer raised by celebrity survivor Susanne Sommers.
Current Cancer Treatments
Overview of various cancer treatments used today.
Cancer Linked to Vaccine?
Examination of theory that incidence of Cancer spiked with introduction of Polio Vaccine.