Chasing after ‘Compassionate Use’ | Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

Cornell University| Wed Oct 19 06:06:20 EDT 2016
Chasing after ‘Compassionate Use’ | Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

Jeffrey Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D. As a pediatric neurosurgeon, I thought nothing could be more frustrating than a brain tumor that can’t be fixed surgically. As a neuroscience researcher, I thought nothing could make me more impatient than the deliberately slow pace we need to take as we untangle the mysteries of how these tumors start, progress, and ultimately claim lives.

I was wrong on both counts.

The scientific obstacles to finding cures are significant, but I see signs ....

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