The speeches are free of charge but please note that the Empire Club of Canada retains copyright. Neither the speeches themselves nor any part of their content may be used for any purpose other than personal interest or research without the explicit permission of the Empire Club of Canada.
The speaker as both scientist and businessman. Hope as the inspiration for the work done at AEterna. The progress made in cancer therapy. Canadian research achievements in bringing about increasingly successful cancer treatments. Some facts and figures. Reason for hope. Details of progress. The cost at which these advances have come. A new era in cancer treatment. Biotechnology as the best hope for improved cancer therapies. The biotech sector in Canada. A discussion of what we are up against in the fight against cancer. A brief history of cancer treatment. Some details about anti-angiogenesis. Science and commerce meeting in the development of a commercially viable cancer therapy. Government support. Optimism for the clinical trials of Neovastat. What lies ahead.