Cancer death rates have dropped 1 percent a year for the last decde. But progress has mainly come from declines in smoking. In this video, HealthMaker Francis Collins, MD, director of the NIH, discusses ways to make cancer drugs more effective.
A pioneer in genetic medicine, Francis S. Collins, MD, is the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He discusses what's needed to improve American healthcare, including what it will take to win the war on cancer.