United Nations http://www.kplu.org en What's so controversial about cancer? Ask the U.N. http://www.kplu.org/post/whats-so-controversial-about-cancer-ask-un <p>Some of the leading disease experts from Seattle are visiting the United Nations this week. <a href="http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/65/issues/ncdiseases.shtml">They&rsquo;re at a &quot;High-Level&quot; meeting </a>to discuss whether poor countries should start worrying about cancer and diabetes &ndash; as much as malaria or AIDS.&nbsp;</p><p>That&#39;s a controversial idea, says KPLU&rsquo;s <a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/">Humanosphere </a>blogger Tom Paulson.&nbsp; He&#39;s in New York to cover the meeting. Before he left he explained the controversy to KPLU&rsquo;s Keith Seinfeld.</p><p> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 01:00:00 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 2657 at http://www.kplu.org What's so controversial about cancer? Ask the U.N.