Witnesses testified about research into the causes of and cures for cancer, federal funding of scientific research, future needs in combating various forms of cancer, and their personal experiences with cancer patients.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Ronald B. Herberman M.D. Director University of Pittsburgh->Cancer Institute
- Elmer Huerta M.D. Director Washington Hospital Center->Cancer Preventorium
- Susie Novis President International Myeloma Foundation
- Tommy Thompson Secretary Wisconsin
- Thomas "Tom" Harkin U.S. Senator [D] Iowa
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