A Discussion about Precision Medicine

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In today’s episode of the podcast, Debbie Binner and Professor Andy Hall are joined by three guests.

Cesare Spadoni is a drug developer, scientist and parent seeking to find improved treatments for rare cancer. He is the Chief Scientific Officer for Oncoheroes.

Angela Polanco is a parent and activist campaigning for better treatment for childhood cancer. She is the Founder of Bethany’s Wish.

Simon Davies is Executive Director at Teen Cancer America.

They consider their experiences of childhood and teenage cancer, and talk about the frustrations and challenges faced by many. They highlight the importance of using data and technology to help accelerate research through matching patients with researchers, while discussing their hope for better collaboration in the future, to help move research forward. Ultimately, these may offer better outcomes for people with rare cancer.