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On the Front Lines of the War Against Cancer

President Richard Nixon declared war on cancer in 1971. Now, 45 years later, Vice President Joe Biden is leading a new White House cancer task force charged with making “a decade’s worth of advances in five years.” While it’s clear the war is far from over, what are the conditions on the front lines? To assess the situation, we caught up with three alumni of Tufts School of Medicine who have been in the field for quite some time.