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Fighting Cancer 40 Years Later - Mayo Clinic

Posted by @danasparks in Just Want to Talk, Dec 22, 2011

December 23rd marks the 40th anniversary of the National Cancer Act of 1971. The bill strengthened the National Cancer Institute and helped establish much of the funding and research infrastructure required to mount a national effort against cancer. James Ingle, M.D., director of the women's cancer program at Mayo Clinic and co-director of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center's Breast Cancer Special Program Research Excellence reflects on the changes that have taken place in breast cancer awareness, research and treatment over the past 40 years. In this interview he speaks with Medical Edge reporter, Vivien Williams.

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