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in last December, Dr. DeVita decided that non-chemical drugs
like biologicals, so-called, like interferon, should be
explored, and they-re going to go into the exploration of
biological substances that are non-toxic to the body, which God
knows they should have done at least 20 years ago. They've
been on the chemical side of it for 25 years. Sidney Farber
and I went to Senator Hill in 1954 to ask for earmarked money
for the screening of chemicals against cancer. It got done.
They started with money, about 2 million. They've been
using vast sums ever since, as it got bigger and bigger, and the
idea of biologicals never occurred to them.
Now, monies for this PALA thing are coming from Columbia
University, are they not?
We -- did you not say so?
I don't think so. That was financed by the National
Oh, I see. You made an interesting remark a little while
back and I wanted to pick it up. You talked about your nephew
James Fordyce and his interest in going on to the drug company
to see if they would do something.
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