PODCAST: Can Tom Frieden Save 100 Million Lives?

 Dr. Tom Frieden lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 2009 to 2017. He now has a new role: President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies. And in this role he has an audacious goal: to save 100 milli...

Getting Cancer on the Global Health Agenda

Ed note. This is a guest post from Dr.  Dr. Anees B. Chagpar, Associate Professor of Surgery at Yale University, the Assistant Director for Global Oncology at Yale Cancer Center, and the Director of the Breast Center -- Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven...

Chart of the Day: The Coming Cancer Tsunami

Cancer is a leading cause of death globally. According to the WHO, about 8 million people died from cancers last year. That figure is poised to rise -- and dramatically so. In 2012, there were an estimated 14 million cancer cases. By 2035 that number is expect...