National Cancer Institute Director Harold Varmus, M.D., was a guest of the Morning Newsmaker Program of the National Press Club on Sept. 25, 2012. His presentation was titled “What Impedes Cancer Research?”
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With the release of 2009 data from NCI’s SEER program on April 16, 2012, experts point to a continuing statistically significant decline in lung cancer mortality for women. This turning point was particularly important, as lung cancer is the No. 1 cancer killer for both men and women. Lung cancer cases make up nearly a quarter of all cancers deaths in the U.S. A continuation of the trends showing a drop in lung cancer mortality for both sexes would indeed be good news for the health of the nation.