Semicentennial Celebration publication consisting of a message from Dr. Vincent DeVita about the 50th anniversary of NCI’s founding in 1937, a list of past directors, a legislative history, the report of the National Panel of Consultants on the Conquest of Cancer prepared for the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate; remarks by Benno Schmidt on the 15th anniversary of the National Cancer Act; and photos of NCI buildings in Bethesda and Frederick.

A Special Supplement prepared by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Vol. 78, No. 5, May 1987.