Dr. Sidney Farber (far left) was a White House guest of Pat (second from right) and President Richard Nixon after the president declared his “War on Cancer” and passed the National Cancer Act of 1971. When the president appointed 18 members to a National Cancer Advisory Board the following March, Dr. Farber was granted a four-year term.
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