1960 Chromosome abnormality associated with leukemias.
1961 M. Nirenberg and others prove triplet code is how the information to make proteins is stored in DNA.
1962 Royal College of Physicians issues report on smoking and health.
U.S. Surgeon General issues Report on Smoking and Health
A virus (Epstein-Barr virus) is linked to human cancer for the first time.
American Society of Clinical Oncology established.
1960-1969 NCI appropriations $1.8 billion!