Show No. 17: The Pain of Sandy Hook and Later in the Show – Are We Closer to a Cure?

Show Notes:

Time: 00:00:35 Into the Show

The Pains of Sandy Hook

The unthinkable has happened just ten days before Christmas – where a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut – claimed 26 victims – mostly small children – 20 children and six adults.  This segment focuses on “Meaningful Action” – a discussion on changes that need to happen in light of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT.

Time: 00:11:20 Into the Show

Are We Closer to a Cure?

Dr. Brenda Coomber
Dr. Brenda Coomber does some DNA extractions from cancer cells in her lab at the Ontario Veterinary College building at the University of Guelph (Sep 2005)

Years into the battle against cancer, we are still searching for a cure. You’ve probably run for it, walked for it, biked for it and sat next to someone’s bedside and prayed for it.  To help us gauge just where we’re at in the battle for the ultimate cure, we speak with the Director of Research for the Canadian Cancer Society, Dr. Siân Bevan, and University of Guelph Researcher, Dr. Brenda Coomber.

I’ve spent some time looking at this over the last while – the type of hope we should be expecting after all these years – and on where the money’s going – is there enough being spent on research – and on what projects are we funding – who decides?

It’s life, music talk, all grown up – right now, on The Nancy Duffy Show.

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