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Take Note: Ralph Moss on "The Suppression of Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering Institute"


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America's War on Cancer began in the early 1970s and New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center was the research institution leading the charge.  According to a new book, and documentary, the Center wasn't always truthful with the American public. When it came to Laetrile Therapy, at the time a widely publicized alternative cancer treatment, our next guest says they lied about its effectiveness and  suppressed their own positive test results. Was there a cover-up?  And if so, why? Our guest is Ralph Moss, a science writer for more than 40 years.  He's written 10 books and made three documentary films on cancer.  His newest book is "Doctored Results:  The Suppression of Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research."  The documentary film, "Second Opinion," by filmmaker Eric Merola, is based on that book.

Read more about Ralph Moss here.

Read more about Moss's book, "Doctored Results: The Suppression of Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research" here.

Patty Satalia was a senior producer/host for WPSU-TV and FM from 1987 to 2017. Prior to joining Penn State Public Broadcasting, she worked in commercial television in Pittsburgh, first as a film editor and fill-in capsule news anchor for WPGH-TV, and later, for WPTT-TV as public affairs director and co-host of the talk-show, People, Places and Things.
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