NOVA; Battles in the War on Cancer: a Wonder Drug on Trial
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- Battles in the War on Cancer: a Wonder Drug on Trial
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974
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In part one of a two-part special presentation, NOVA reports on the painstaking trials to determine whether the new drug Interleukin-2--the first to make use of the body's own disease-fighting strategy--will live up to its promise as a pivotal cancer breakthrough. Jane Pauley of NBC News hosts and narrates.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Battles in the War on Cancer: a Wonder Drug on Trial,” 01/29/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 19, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E930D692676849A58B3C22179A14DB11.
- MLA: “NOVA; Battles in the War on Cancer: a Wonder Drug on Trial.” 01/29/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 19, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E930D692676849A58B3C22179A14DB11>.
- APA: NOVA; Battles in the War on Cancer: a Wonder Drug on Trial. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E930D692676849A58B3C22179A14DB11