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Appointment for the President's Cancer Panel

September 08, 1994

The President today announced his intention to reappoint Harold P. Freeman, M.D., of Harlem Hospital Center, New York, as Chair and member of the President's Cancer Panel. The President's Cancer Panel is a 3-member group providing advice to the President on various aspects of the National Cancer Program. Dr. Freeman has chaired the Panel since 1991.

"The President's Cancer Panel plays an essential role in monitoring the Nation's cancer program and guiding its progress into the future," the President said. "I admire Dr. Freeman's commitment to reducing death and suffering from cancer during this time of significant progress and considerable challenge in cancer research. The National Cancer Program is vital to our Nation's health."

NOTE: A biography of the appointee was made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.

William J. Clinton, Appointment for the President's Cancer Panel Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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