Retro Report Looks Back on the National Cancer Act

Monday, November 04, 2013

Dividing cancer cells (Juan Gaertner/Shutterstock)

Today our friends over at the documentary series Retro Report takes us back to 1971 when the National Cancer Act was signed by then-President Richard Nixon.

The act heralded a War on Cancer, which has since raised awareness about the disease. Eradicating cancer, however, is a goal that still eludes us.

Jill Rosenbaum is a Retro Report producer who discusses the history and future of the War on Cancer.

 

Guests:

Jill Rosenbaum

Editors:

Gianna Palmer

Comments [1]

Jorge from SLC, UT

Excellent program, but as the commentator said, very little progress in curing or stopping any cancer.

Nov. 04 2013 02:29 PM

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