December 21, 2021, is the 50th anniversary of President Richard Nixon declaring that cancer was going to be ended by 1976. Many media outlets are celebrating progress when, in fact, the progress isn’t all that impressive. Azra Raza, Columbia university oncologist, speaks candidly about her entry into the cancer field at age 24, the years that have passed, and the incredibly promising research that has now commenced from the 60,000 tissue samples that she has collected from her patients across 30 years of practice. Here she describes her quest to catch the first cancer cell red-handed as it is forming.
Hear this interview as a podcast at https://evo2.org/podcasts/50th-anniversary-of-nixons-war-on-cancer-w-azra-raza/