United States and the Republic of Chile Partner to Battle Cancer – 3
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. A new coalition between the National Cancer Institute and the Chilean Ministry of Health aims to strengthen and expand collaboration in basic and clinical cancer research. Dr. Jorge Gomez of NCI says both sides are eager to work with each other and hope this leads to cancer research breakthroughs in both countries.
Dr. Gomez: Cancer is the number two cause of morbidity and mortality in Latin America. So I think eventually we hope that they will become completely independent and they will collaborate with the United States and different universities and hospitals here to do high quality research.
Narrator: Dr. Gomez says the incidence of cancer in Latin America is similar to the U.S. For more information, visit www.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
About NIH Radio
NIH Radio offers free audio news programs from the National Institutes of Health, your reliable source for health information.
All NIH Radio content is in the public domain and can be used without charge or restriction provided that it is not used to misrepresent our agency nor used to suggest we endorse any private organization, product, or service.
NIH Radio is a service of the Office of Communications & Public Liaison.