Monday, October 3, 1994
Disincentives in war on cancer
WASHINGTON - The National Cancer Advisory Board's subcommittee to evaluate the National
Cancer Program, in a gloomy evaluation of the fight against the disease, has concluded
that a major barrier to cancer research is posed by problems in transferring technology
from the public to the private sector.
The board's report, "Cancer at a Crossroads," concludes that U.S. efforts to
fight cancer will not succeed unless activities by government, industry and private