A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 19, 1973

CANCER, mankind's most feared disease, has been stubbornly resisting the onslaught of medicine since the days of Hippocrates.

It is today the second leading cause of death in the U.S. (after heart disease) and a subject of intensive study by researchers around the world. One of the foremost of these is this week's cover subject, Dr. Robert Good, director of New York's Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research. Dr. Good specializes in immunology, using the body's own natural defenses to fight cancer. In recent weeks, he has been sharing his experiences with Medicine Writer Peter Stoler who, aided by Reporter-Researcher Andrea Chambers, wrote...

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