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February 23, 2009
By Andy Stern and Jeff Kindler Through the years, there have been many issues where labor and business don’t see eye to eye.  Here’s one where we firmly agree: the need to fix healthcare, now, not in... Read more
February 19, 2009
By PETER BAKER and ROBERT PEAR WASHINGTON — Gov. Kathleen Sebelius of Kansas, an early Obama ally with a record of working across party lines, is emerging as the president’s top choice for secretary... Read more
February 17, 2009
WASHINGTON — For years, Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania has been the National Institutes of Health’s most ardent champion on Capitol Hill. Having survived two bouts with cancer, open-heart... Read more
February 16, 2009
By Alexander Bolton Several senior Senate Democrats have intensified their push for Howard Dean to become the next secretary of Health and Human Services, but the effort has run into what Dean... Read more
February 10, 2009
As Congress debates a major economic stimulus package, investment in energy research is high on the agenda. While this promises benefit to our economy and security, it highlights the value of... Read more
February 8, 2009
Op-Ed By Patrick Swayze For me, fighting cancer is personal. Ever since I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January 2008, I've been waging an intense, often hellacious battle. It's me (with a... Read more
February 7, 2009
Friends applauds the tirelsss work of Senators Arlen Specter (R-PA), Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Richard Durbin (D-IL). This group of dedicated research advocates and friends of the cancer community,... Read more
February 5, 2009
By Sarah Rubenstein This morning U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery for pancreatic cancer, the court said today. The operation took place at Memorial Sloan-Kettering... Read more
February 2, 2009
By Ramsey Baghdadi   White House says decision will be unveiled this week. The timing offers clues to who may have made the final cut. Comments out of the White House that an announcement is imminent... Read more
February 1, 2009
Application of systems biology methods to evaluate toxicities in oncology treatments can accelerate the introduction of safe, effective drugs. We are organizing a pilot study to utilize a systems... Read more

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