Saturday, January 27, 2007

Digging into the DNA of Cancer Cells

Talk of the Nation, January 26, 2007 · Research suggests that tweaking a certain gene found in cancer tumors might stop the cancer's growth. Ronald A. DePinho, director of the Center for Applied Cancer Science at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, talks about that and other new cancer treatments.

Audio is about 20 minutes.

The story here is that over 200 billion has been spent since Nixon proclaimed a war on Cancer. Now, it is starting to pay off.