Based at the Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida, Cancer Ecology is a small research group led by David Basanta. We are mathematical modellers who work with biologists and clinicians, trying to understand the ecology of tumors and the evolutionary dynamics of cancer progression and resistance to treatment.

New research can make old drugs better

New research can make old drugs better...or in this case at least good enough. It's important to remember that cancer research is not just about coming with novel treatments but also to understand the biology of cancer so that we can figure out why existing treatments do not work as well as they could and then make them better.

American hospital pricing is completely divorced from reality

American hospital pricing is completely divorced from reality

Rationality is a foreign country