Cancer Research

On The Media

Perception vs. Reality

Friday, March 27, 2015

The latest cancer cures, fundraising campaigns, and miraculous survival stories are ubiquitous in the news— but cancer coverage rarely reflects real-world cancer incidence rates. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Can You Cure Cancer Without Killing It?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Dr. Jerome Groopman looks at new cancer research and breakthrough treatments for acute myelogenous leukemia that focus on restoring cancer cells rather than eradicating them.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Beyond Pink Ribbons

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Peggy Orenstein, contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, and author of Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture, questions the focus on breast cancer awareness and screening in light of the latest research, especially if it comes at the expense of research into treatment and a cure.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Is There a Cure for Cancer?

Monday, March 25, 2013

Bill Saporito, an assistant managing editor of TIME, talks about the magazine's recent cover story, "How to Cure Cancer," in which he looks at the latest developments in cancer research and shares his own story as a cancer survivor.

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The Takeaway

Major Charities Dupe Donors

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

In a major investigation conducted by Bloomberg Markets, senior reporter David Evans found that the American Cancer Society, among other major charities in the United States, have signed suspicious contracts with telemarketers to raise money.

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The Takeaway

Teenager Designs New Advanced Cancer Test

Thursday, August 23, 2012

In some ways, 15-year-old Jack Andraka is a normal teenager. He’s a fan of “Glee” and likes to kayak. But he’s also the mind behind a new pancreatic cancer test that is 168 times faster than anything else in the field.

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