Entries by George Lundberg, MD

Might Cancer Be a Metabolic Disease?

A Q&A with Thomas N. Seyfried, PhD, Professor of Biology, Boston College Q: As a geneticist, you know that the genomic makeup of cancers recently has captivated much of the scientific community with new knowledge and new treatments. And yet, cancer outcomes remain dismal for many patients. You have written about cancer from a very […]

Why the 21st Century Cures Act is a Good Thing

A Q&A with Mary Woolley, President and CEO of Research!America Q: You attended the December 2016 signing by President Obama of the 21st Century Cures Act and are recognized to be a strong supporter. Yet harsh criticism of it has quickly appeared in JAMA, BMJ, a variety of other venues, as well as on these […]

Huge Progress in Palliative Care

Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care; Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; New York, NY; Email: diane.meier@mssm.edu Q: You wrote in MedGenMed in 2007 that palliative care was the job of all hospitals(MedGenMed 2007; 9(3) 6. July 7. PMCID:PMC2100088). In October 2017 you were […]