Conversation Dr. Richard Klausner

A panel of breast cancer experts, convened by National Cancer Institute Director Dr. Richard Klausner, concluded yesterday that they could not recommend mammograms for all women in their 40s. Klausner has said he was "shocked" by the announcement. In this hour of Science Friday, Ira Flatow will discuss the decision with Klausner, and talk about recent developments in cancer research. Guests: Dr. Thomas Edgington Professor, Departments of Immunology and Vascular Biology The Scripps Research Institute La Jolla, California co-Author, study on Blood Clots and Tumors in Mice Dr. Richard Klausner Director, National Cancer Institute National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland Dr. John Pezzuto Pharmaceutical Scientist University of Illinois Chicago, Illinois Lead investigator of program that found cancer-fighting compound in grapes Listeners call in

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