Misguided cancer goal

“Misguided Cancer Goal.” Editorial, Nature

An influential US advocacy group has set a deadline to beat breast cancer by 2020. But it puts public trust at risk by promising an objective that science cannot yet deliver. Hope is not a good strategy, in life or in disease research. So the setting of goals, and the . . . → Read More: Misguided Cancer Goal

Terminal Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Hope for Cure; THey Seek to Manage Their Condition

“Terminal Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Hope for Cure; They Seek to Manage Their Condition.” By Erin Cox, Baltimore Sun

“With primary breast cancer, you get sick, you deal with it, you move on,” said Kay Campbell, 64, the group’s vice president. “With metastatic breast cancer, you get it, you’ve got it. You die.”

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