Politics of Cancer

John Seffrin, who also is president of the International Union against Cancer, talked about the politics of cancer. He noted the… read more

John Seffrin, who also is president of the International Union against Cancer, talked about the politics of cancer. He noted the importance of public policy solutions and suggested the steps that doctors and advocates can take to influence public policy around the world. He also previewed the 2006 World Cancer Congress and the 13th World Conference on Tobacco and Health, both to be held in Washington this July. He also talked about prevention and early detection of cancer and the dangers of smoking. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
193156-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 26, 2006
Last Aired:
Jun 27, 2006

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  • Jun 26, 2006 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 26, 2006 | 10:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 27, 2006 | 2:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 27, 2006 | 8:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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