Jay Leno, Cancer Experts Discuss The Promise Of Early Detection at Sondland-Durant Sponsored Conference

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, September 22, 2016 

The inaugural Sondland-Durant Early Detection of Cancer Conference featured an appearance by comedian and television host Jay Leno. He led a discussion with Brian Druker, M.D., director of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Sir Harpal Kumar, chief executive officer of Cancer Research UK, and Sanjiv Gambhir, M.D., Ph.D., a professor at Stanford University School of Medicine.

“It’s a fantastic time to be doing what we are doing in this field,” Kumar tells Leno during the interview. “It’s a terribly devastating disease. But the rate of progress we are seeing now is unprecedented. Whether it is the next 5 years, the next 10 years, or the next 20 years, we are seeing lives being transformed.”

“What is the most frustrating part of this?” Leno asks. “Is it the FDA, is it the paperwork?”

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