RealClear Radio Hour – Cancer Mavericks

10 Jul

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War on Cancer—Putting Patients First

July 9, 2016

Stephen Bonner, Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Business School and board member and former president and CEO of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) from 1999 to 2014, discusses the consumer experience and innovations in health care—from experimental treatments to Right-to-Try legislation. Bonner shares how CTCA was founded to offer patient-centric, integrative care for complex, late-stage cancers, challenging the traditional treatment model designed by and for bureaucrats at the Food and Drug Administration, American Medical Association, and health insurance companies.

Steve Bonner

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War on Cancer—Disruptive Research

July 9, 2016

Paul Davies, theoretical physicist, cosmologist, astrobiologist, best-selling author, and Principal Investigator at the Center for the Convergence of Physical Science and Cancer Biology at Arizona State University, discusses big science and the $1 trillion “war on cancer.” Davies shares how he was invited by the National Institutes of Health to develop new approaches to tackling this complex constellation of diseases. His unconventional theoretical framework points to cancer as a retriggered ancestral cellular mechanism, suggesting a range of alternative treatments worth exploring.

Paul Davies

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