Some view it as a boondoggle — but it helped set a critical course that is still playing out, a half century later
Sept. 21, 2016
| By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service
Nearly 45 years after President Richard Nixon signed the bill that would be called his War on Cancer, cancer is still right behind heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States. Was the bill a failure? Fred Hutch News Service examines its lasting impact.
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