By Innocent Chia - from Boston for DUNIA Magazine
Two days and over 18 hours of serious and significantly important presentations and discussions at the 2016 Global Health Catalyst Cancer summit were more than anyone needed to be jolted to the urgency of now in the fight against Cancer. The April 29th – 30th event, at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard in Boston-Massachusetts, was an interdisciplinary meeting place of passionate minds and professionals who are racing for solutions to a scourge that devours life with time – cancer. In spite of remarkable scientific progress in cancer research and treatment, the growing numbers of new cases is a daunting reality. Participants at the annual summit inescapably had to answer the question whether to go at it alone and faster, or go together with other stakeholders and go farther?