Item consists of an audio recording made of Dr. Mendelsohn speaking at a meeting. It begins abruptly. Mendelsohn refers to presentations made by other speakers, particularly one discussing recently decreasing rates of cardiovascular disease, and introduces Dr. Hans Nieper. He mentions his educational background and introduction to treating cancer cases, and then elaborates on the role of doctors and modern medical practices (such as radiation therapies, prescription drugs, and x-rays) in causing cancer. The recording is continued on [Identifier local Item # of b-side] (ASC 17180).