How Is Iowa Doing In the Fight Against Cancer?

Nov 7, 2014

Cancer-related deaths continue to decline in the U.S., and scientific breakthroughs are occurring at a breathtaking pace. But is this trend in jeopardy?

In this edition of River to River, we find out how Iowa is fairing in the fight against cancer, and what may be putting our continued advances against cancer at risk.

Our guests: Dr. George Weiner, Director of the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, C.E. Block Chair of Cancer Research, and President of the Association of American Cancer Institutes, Jen Schulte, Iowa Government Relations Director at the American Cancer Society, and Lynnette Richey, a breast cancer survivor from Altoona.