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The Silver Book: Slaying the Medicare Dragons – Cancer


October 11, 2006
2:00 PM ET


U.S. Capitol: Room HC-6
Washington, DC


In the first of four briefings looking at the growing burden of chronic disease and the promise of innovation, the Alliance for Aging Research focuses on cancer. Cancer will strike 1.4 million individuals this year and cause 564,380 deaths.*


The Economic Argument for Medical Innovation
Frank Lichtenberg, PhD

Courtney C. Brown Professor
Columbia University Graduate School of Business

Chris Millard
Cancer Survivor
Member, 2005 “Tour of Hope” Team

Oncology and Innovation – The Potential and Promise
Len Lichtenfeld, MD, FACP

Deputy Chief Medical Officer
American Cancer Society

These briefings are supported by a grant from the Biotechnology Industry Organization.

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