Jesse L. Steinfeld, MD, and The War on Cancer


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In “Stories on the History of Cancer,” available on ASCO’s Cancer.Progress.Net, past ASCO presidents and other oncology luminaries discuss the founding of ASCO, the early days of cancer treatment, and the notable changes that have occurred since then—both in the care of people with cancer and in our understanding of the disease. In one such interview, Dr. Jesse Steinfeld recalls the excitement surrounding the 1971 National Cancer Act. To view Dr. Steinfeld’s interview, visit http://cancerprogress
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