The APCCC in Basel, Switzerland: Day 3

So today, the third day of the meeting, was “voting day” on a total of 123 questions carefully crafted by the organizers prior to the meeting. The questions had all gone through three cycles of review and revision prior to the meeting. … READ MORE …

The NCI’s “provocative questions” project: the current 24 questions

A key initiative introduced by Dr. Harold Varmus after he took his current position of Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) here in the USA was the “provocative questions” project. His idea was that we should try to identify a small number of really focused questions about cancer and base research funding around seeking answers to these questions. … READ MORE …

Five questions one newly diagnosed patient wanted answers to

Jeffrey Foster was diagnosed with early stage, low-risk prostate cancer in 2009. Like a lot of smart men, he realized quickly that he needed answers to a whole bunch of questions. Apparently he is still waiting for some of those answers, because … READ MORE …