The state’s $3 billion effort to battle cancer was delivered a major blow this month when 18 scientific reviewers resigned. Many quit in solidarity with their Nobel prize-winning scientific director, who has also quit.  Most of them allege that the organization was favoring politics, rather than science, when picking which projects to fund.

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