ICP Director Prof Sullivan’s Blog

Rewarding risk

When you start talking about rewarding pharmaceutical firms for taking risks you know this is going to get into hot water rather quickly! No one is going to take kindly to this sort of talk, and it’s a little too close to bankers bonuses for comfort.

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Smoke screen

We’ve lost control of the screening agenda in cancer. As Balthus commented about modern art, in an effort to be all things to all people we’ve confused the messages so much that the public is wondering whether it’s anything to anyone. The propaganda on the merits of breast cancer screening continues unabated but the challenges to the prevailing dogma are coming in thick and fast.

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Conversation with Richard Sullivan

GiveWell spoke with Dr. Sullivan as part of its investigation of surgery in developing countries. The conversation covered surgical missions and the challenges they face in delivering surgeries in low-resource settings.

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Women and Cancer

March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD), a day to reflect on the struggle for women’s equality and to remember and honour the special women in our lives- mothers and grandmothers, aunts and sisters, daughters, nieces, friends and partners.

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