Cancer will be defeated!!! Joan Massagué, the director of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, one of the world’s leading authorities on cancer research, has said that cancer will be defeated at the opening of the summer courses at the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) in Spain.
Joan Massagué has predicted that cancer will be dominated in 50 years, the same as other infections, once we knew the microorganisms that caused them and discovered antibiotics to combat them since the mid-twentieth century.
The great turning point was the sequencing of the human genome. Since then, we’re coming out of the Dark Ages and we have entered the world of science. Now, it is the phase of the benefit and joy for patients, and their families and for the national pride for the country (USA) that is making this research. Because we can understand what is happening in each tumor and treat it with appropriate therapy.
Good news! We are happy today!
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** Joan Massagué (April 30, 1953), is a Spanish scientist and pharmacist. He is the director of the Sloan-Kettering Institute and Chair of the Cancer Biology and Genetics Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a professor at the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He is an internationally recognized leader in the study of both cancer metastasis and growth factors that regulate cell behavior.
On May 13 2013, he said to Spanish newspaper El País:
“It’s no surprise to see people moving around. Talent goes where the money and resources are, as well as where it can develop and build a business; or it stays where there is no funding, and then tends to languish. This has always been the case. Holding on to talent in Spain by maintaining certain levels of funding and opportunity is the best thing this country can do to assure itself of a future among the leading nations of the world; otherwise, we will be held back.” By Joan Massague.
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