The Policy Shop
About This Show
A podcast at the University of Melbourne, Australia, the Policy Shop is where local and global public policy is examined. Local and global academics address a different public policy subject with the host, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne. Please review our podcast on iTunes.
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Why can't we cure cancer?
After heart disease, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world - 8.8 million people lost their lives to cancer in 2015.
Why despite the great strides in medical knowledge, does the world continue to struggle in finding a cure for cancer? This episode of The Policy Shop addresses this question with two world leading experts.
Nobel Laureate, Dr Harold Varmus, currently the Lewis Thomas University Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College, who formally served as the Director of the National Institute of Health and as the Director of the National Cancer Institute in the United States and Associate Professor Sherene Loi, head of the Translational Breast Cancer Genomics Laboratory at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne join the host Professor Glyn Davis, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.