Governance of science at the National Cancer Institute: perceptions and opportunities in oncogene research.

@article{Fischinger1984GovernanceOS,
  title={Governance of science at the National Cancer Institute: perceptions and opportunities in oncogene research.},
  author={P J Fischinger and Vincent T Devita},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1984},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={4693-6}
}
Insights from various areas of carcinogenesis can now be blended into cohesive and molecular hypotheses testable at a clinical level. One can now define new areas such as biochemical epidemiology. Whereas previously one thought of identifying individuals at high risk for cancer due to life-style or occupation, one can now propose to identify the susceptible individual at the molecular level for some cancers. Theoretically, if past exposure to carcinogens were significant, we may now be able to… CONTINUE READING