Newspaper Editorials and Interviews


The Tampa Tribune
Dr. Alan List, interviewed: USF, Moffitt Researchers Say Sequestration Hurts Work
Dr. List is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Moffitt Cancer Center
http://tbo.com/health/medical-news/usf-moffitt-researchers-say-sequestration-hurts-work-b82480711z1

The Buffalo News
Dr. Candace Johnson, interviewed: Sequester expected to cost Roswell Park $6 million in research funds
Dr. Johnson is Deputy Director of Roswell Park Cancer Institute
http://www.buffalonews.com/20130404/sequester_expected_to_cost_roswell_park_6_million_in_research_funds.html

The Birmingham News and The Huntsville Times
Dr. Ed Partridge: UAB cancer center director rallies against sequestration cuts in Washington
Dr. Partridge is director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/04/uab_cancer_center_director_ral.html

NPR
Dr. Stan Gerson, interviewed: Government shutdown over, but sequestration’s toll now taking effect
Dr. Gerson is director of Case Western Reserve University, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/npr/243280644/sequester-takes-a-toll-on-cancer-research-in-ohio

U.S. News and World Report
Dr. John R. Seffrin and Dr. Michael A. Caliguri: How the Sequester Hurts Cancer Patients
Dr. Seffrin, is the CEO of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.  Dr. Caligiuri, is the CEO of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center- James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.
http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2013/06/21/how-the-sequester-hurts-cancer-patients

Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Dr. Nancy Davidson interviewed: Federal spending cuts could hurt America’s cancer research efforts
Dr. Davidson is director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
http://triblive.com/opinion/luisfabregas/3617136-74/cancer-research-cuts#axzz2lrpsoS39

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Ms. Barbara Duffy Stewart, MPH: Cancer research must be shielded from political budget wrangling
Ms. Stewart is executive director of the Association of American Cancer Institutes
http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/letters/2013/10/31/Cancer-research-must-be-shielded-from-political-budget-wrangling.print

The Daily Beast
Dr. Scott Lippman, interviewed: Sequester Cuts Put More Cancer Patients at Risk of Dying, Researchers Say
Dr. Lippman is director of Moores Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03/02/sequester-cuts-put-more-cancer-patients-at-risk-of-dying-researchers-say

The Sacramento Bee
Dr. Ralph de Vere White: Viewpoints: NIH cutbacks bite into research for cancer cures and treatment
Dr. de Vere White is director of UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
http://www.sacbee.com/2013/04/04/5314821/nih-cutbacks-bite-into-research.html

KCUR-FM, Kansas City Public Media
Dr. Roy Jensen, interviewed: National Budget Battle Threatens Medical Research
Dr. Jensen is director of the University of Kansas Cancer Center
http://kcur.org/post/national-budget-battle-threatens-medical-research

The Columbus Dispatch
Dr. Michael Caligiuri: Cancer research is too important to cut
Dr. Caligiuri is director of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and is chief executive officer of the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute
http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2011/10/09/cancer-research-is-too-important-to-cut.html

The Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky voices: Federal funds for cancer research are crucial
By Dr. Mark Evers
Dr. Mark Evers is the director of the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center.
http://www.kentucky.com/2011/12/04/1982775/ky-voices-dr-mark-evers-says-federal.html

The Orange County Register

“Frank L. Meyskens: Cancer research on life support”
By Frank L. Meyskens, The Daniel G. Aldrich, Jr. Endowed Chair, UCI
Dr. Meyskens is director of the UC Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/cancer-324290-research-percent.html

San Antonio Express-News
“World-class academic cancer center crucial for S. A.”
By Ian Thompson
Dr.Thompson is the director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/World-class-academic-cancer-center-crucial-for-S-2258751.php#ixzz1fCgmn1Jd

The San Diego Union-Tribune
“The threat to San Diego’s cancer research centers”
By Kristiina Vuori, Thomas J. Kipps & Tony Hunter
Dr. Vuori is president of the San Diego-based Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute; Dr. Kipps is interim director of the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center; Dr. Hunter is director of the Salk Institute Cancer Center
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/nov/10/the-threat-to-san-diegos-cancer-research-centers/

Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
“Editorial: Don’t Retreat from war on cancer”
Staff-written editorial, featuring Dr. Robert Diasio, director at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, and Dr. Doug Yee, director at the University of Minnesota's Masonic Cancer Center
http://www.startribune.com/opinion/editorials/133267693.html