Cancer and theoretical sciences

System Administrator Saturday 17 of April, 2010
I'm stunned to find out how little we know about cancer after attending the Understanding Cancer via the Theoretical Sciences at Princeton University on Thursday. The list of things we don't know about cancer appears to be fundamental and includes
The complexity of cancer is challenging to understand and the statistics are grim
We understand parts of the this complex system but not the parts that allow us to control the disease. The National Cancer Institute has be some new and promising initiatives to help understand the disease with the goal of developing techniques to control the disease. Some of these initiatives include
The thought is that Physics + Nanotechnology + Imaging will lead to a better understanding of cancer that can be used to develop more effective treatments to control cancer.