43 years ago this month, President Richard Nixon signed the National Cancer Act of 1971, effectively starting the so-called War on Cancer.
The law greatly increased the amount of money earmarked for cancer research and scientific study. So, how’s that war going?
Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, a conversation with the chief science officer of the American Cancer Society about the past, present future of cancer research.
We’ll also visit a high school in Niagara Falls that is devoting a lot of time and money into STEM education.