Emil Frei III, Who Put Cancer Cures in Reach, Dies at 89 – The New York Times

August 28, 2016


In the mid-1950s, Dr. Frei, along with Dr. Emil J. Freireich, a colleague at the National Cancer Institute, and others, began investigating a multipronged assault on childhood leukemia that entailed using these drugs in combination, with each attacking a different aspect of cancer-cell physiology.