Most Americans say that cancer is one of the most feared diseases, and they fully support research that advances the march to a cure, recent marketing studies by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) show. But the studies also suggest that most people know little about what science has achieved, how research is done, or why certain projects are funded.
OUTREACH: NCI director Richard Klausner has won praise for defending the peer-review system to the public and politicians.
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