What is the
Cancer History Project

The goal of the Cancer History Project is twofold: to collect and preserve the history of cancer research, and to spark rigorous discussion of the achievements of the past half-century.

Created to mark the 50th anniversary of the National Cancer Act of 1971, the Cancer History Project is a free historical resource that places a vast, expertly curated collection of primary sources and authoritative interpretations within easy reach of researchers, medical professionals, students, policy-makers, and patients.

The Cancer History Project is a new way of preserving history: collaboratively curated by the institutions and people who shaped it.

Cancer History Project

In 1974, there were 17 @theNCI-designated Comprehensive #CancerCenters. Now there are 51. Read this #primarysource—… https://t.co/oxHNlfr5DH

In 1993, when William Hait came to New Jersey to start work toward @theNCI designation for @RutgersCancer, the plac… https://t.co/5smFGsHtMb

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