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didn't know that they would work, and they're drugs they've we've
known about for 15 and 20 years. Cytoxan and methotrexate we've
had for 15 and 20 years. They just were not applied in combination
or promptly after operation, whether the tumor was less or was
eliminated nearly, when there'd be maybe just a few cells to
start again. It was just not done.
So they're starting to use chemotherapy immediately after
Yes, it's just a whole new conception in the treatment
of the group of diseases.
(riffling papers) Here's appropriations...
(pause in recording)
This is the table of appropriations, the NIH appropriations
tally for 1975, and I will attach that to the manuscript.
My major emphasis in '74 was trying to get additional
funds for the Cancer Institute, and I've just told what that
Before you talk about the NIH, will you tell me about your
appointment to the advisor board. You were reappointed.
Yes, I was reappointed to the advisory board of the
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