Solving Life-Threatening Problems in Oncology
Progress in cancer therapy over the last decade has resulted in more patients living longer. But the disease remains the number two cause of death for Americans, and its burden on families and healthcare systems globally continues to be an urgent problem. The discovery and development of new therapies depend on robust, well-funded research and development pipelines in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Leaders in the field will go over new treatments, as well as the challenges they must overcome to develop the ultimate medicines that will transform cancer from a life-threatening disease to a manageable chronic syndrome.