about the author

Jack C. Westman, M.D., M.S., is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and

Public Health. He is president of Wisconsin Cares, Inc., a nonprofit advocacy organization for families, and

has been president of three professional organizations. He has written more than 150 professional

publications and12 books.

Dr. Westman's personal experience with cancer in loved ones inspired him to extensively review the history and

current status  of cancer care and research. In his book, he shares the knowledge he gained with the aim of

empowering people and encouraging them to advocate focusing research on strengthening the body's immune

system to prevent and stop the process of neoplasia that forms cancer cells and thereby improve cancer care.