The state of cancer research and the future of innovation6 min read 10 May 2016, 12:49 AM IST
In India, a focus on public health initiatives and re-engineering of proven drugs and treatments to cut costs will get better results than looking for new cures
I am no expert on cancer, I am not even a doctor. But I have always had some interest in modern biology. So, I was intrigued when I heard that the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) was organizing a conference on new ideas and challenging the dogmas in cancer as part of its platinum jubilee celebrations. I thought that this would be a good opportunity to understand the contemporary challenges in medical research and relate them to the broader context of innovation.
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