Chronicle of Giving

The Power of Planned Giving

Fall 2011

A lot can happen in 60 years. In the field of medicine and medical research alone, the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health reports a reduction of cervical cancer in the United States by more than 70 percent, the identification of three types of interferon to fight virus infections and tumors, and the development of positron emission tomography (PET) scanners to help detect many types of cancer, heart disease and even Alzheimer’s.