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Make No Small Plans: M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Endeavors to Make Cancer History
Date:5/8/2009

Atlanta, R. Lee Clark, M.D., dreamed of moving M. D. Anderson from its home in converted Army barracks to a "pink palace" that would serve as a "beacon of peace and hope" for cancer patients and survivors. Today, the Clark Clinic is named for M. D. Anderson's first president, who led the institution for 32 years.

Charles A. "Mickey" LeMaistre, M. D., was appointed in 1962 to the first U.S. Surgeon General's Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health, picked up the mantle in 1978 and served for 18 years. He was at the center of a powerful public health movement that awakened the nation to cancer prevention and instilled a culture of survivorship at M. D. Anderson.

Mendelsohn, a noted scientist, Olson points out, has earned a respect bordering on devotion, and expanded institution's mission to eliminate cancer not only in Texas, but also in the nation and the world. He has been the driving force behind global research collaborations to exchange knowledge and further accelerate the pace of treatment since 1996.

Chasing the Devil - Cancer in the Context of American History

Throughout Making Cancer History, Olson presents scientific discovery under way at M. D. Anderson against the backdrop of American cultural and socioeconomic realities. Both illustrious and dark moments in the institution's history, many of which mirrored the hotbed issues of America's turbulent political past, unfold for the reader. Professing "I am by trade an historian bound to cast a clear eye on the past," Olson does not shy away from M. D. Anderson's resistance to racial desegregation or how institutional leaders wooed Soviet Union scientists in the midst of the Cold War.

Lesser-known elements of M. D. Anderson's past are also uncovered, such as the dramatic opening story of University of Texas Longhorn defensive back Freddie Steinmark, who was treated at M. D. Anderson for Ewing's sarcoma. Steinmark dr
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