Four decades ago, President Nixon signed a law that would change the way cancer research was funded in an effort to develop better treatments and cure more patients. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser explores the positive developments pediatric cancer research has realized in the last 40 years.
“This is way more complicated than we thought. Cancer is not one disease. Cancer is a multitude of diseases. The future is based on really understanding this molecular basis or the genetics and the DNA damage that causes cancers,” said Dr. Michael Link, American Society of Clinical Oncologists.