Mouse Models used in Cancer Research

Cancer is a highly researched disease. Thousands of mouse studies are published every year, and cancer patients are inundated with headlines claiming breakthroughs and promising discoveries. To understand the context of these reported data, you need to know the mouse model used in the experiments. This information is often not included in main stream publications,…

9 is NOT enough!

AUTHOR: David Oarr In June, I traveled to Washington D.C. where I joined more than 700 pancreatic cancer patients and advocates on the Hill.  We met with congressmen and senators, and we collectively proclaimed that a 9 percent  five-year-survival rate is NOT GOOD ENOUGH. In between events and running from one congressional office to another,…