FORA.tv Speaker - Larry Norton

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Biography

Larry Norton, MD, is deputy physician-in-chief for breast cancer programs at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and medical director of Memorial Sloan-Kettering 64th Street, comprised of the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center and the Iris Cantor Diagnostic Center. His research concerns the basic biology of cancer, the mathematics of tumor causation and growth, and developing approaches to better diagnosis, prevention, and drug treatment of the disease. He has also developed a new approach to therapy that uses anticancer drugs based on a mathematical model maximizing the killing of cancer cells while minimizing toxicity. The principal investigator of a grant from the National Cancer Institute to better understand breast cancer in the laboratory and to bring these advances into clinical practice, he has also served on the NCI’s board of directors.

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Collaboration and the Cure for Cancer

07.06.07 | 01:12:21 min | 0 comments