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Cancer Researchers

Fighting Cancer With Smart Funding

Sir David Lane, Ph.D. | Posted 05.24.2014 | Science
Sir David Lane, Ph.D.

If funded sufficiently and in the right way -- long-term, with a minimum of red tape -- cancer researchers can be freed up to do more science and thus, perhaps, generate more lifesaving interventions.

Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff: How Do We Know Which Cancer Therapies Really Work?

American Statistical Association | Posted 08.12.2013 | Science
American Statistical Association

How do we know which newly touted treatments really work (i.e., are safe and effective) and which do not? The best way, and one that has led to steady progress in the treatment of many types of cancer in recent decades, is through the randomized controlled clinical trial.