War on Cancer. Cancer Moonshot. How and when will we cure cancer? 3
“It’s not simply being afraid of cancer actually developing. It’s about doing things to prevent cancer and to detect it early. So that cancer is curable!” High-yield actions to avoid cancer. Eminent cancer expert speaks about big words in cancer treatment campaigns. How to cure cancer? “War on Cancer”. “Cancer Moonshot”. These are names of the campaigns to “eradicate cancer”. We hear them regularly in the headlines. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. You have a vantage point of your experience in cancer diagnosis and treatment. What is a road map today for curing cancer? Dr. Anton Titov, MD. What are the trends in cancer treatment? It’s a large question. But you have the appropriate experience! Dr. Bruce Chabner, MD. Yes, these are very laudable efforts. These are very positive efforts to create public support. We must highlight the need for more cancer therapy progress. We all agree on that. What we don’t all agree on necessarily is our strategies. Those strategies have to come from science. You don’t really get a strategy from putting a label on something. You can call it “moonshot”, or this or that. Dr. Bruce Chabner, MD. You get real progress in cancer therapy from making scientific discoveries. So the most important thing is to continue the government’s support for basic research in cancer.
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