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The War On Cancer

The War On Cancer

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The War on Cancer • 1971 Nixon’s State of the Union Address declared war on cancer • Since then, over $200 billion spent on research • Death rate from all cancers has decreased by 5% since 1950

“Advances Elusive in the Drive to Cure Cancer” – New York Times, April 23, 2009 Why haven’t we cured cancer yet? “Off Target in the War on Cancer” – Washington Post, November 4, 2007