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Ralph W. Moss, PhD, has written ten books and made three film documentaries on cancer. He writes The Moss Reports, detailed reports on 22 common cancer diagnoses, the monthly newsletter, ADVANCES, and the "War on Cancer" column for the Townsend Letter. He was a founding advisor to the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine, a board member of the Cancer Prevention Coalition, and advisor to Breast Cancer Action, Life Extension Foundation, and the RAND Corporation.
Moss wrote the first article on complementary and alternative medicine for the Encyclopedia Britannica yearbook and Courtroom Medicine: Cancer.
His writings have appeared in The Lancet, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of the American Medical Association, New Scientist, Immunobiology, Pharmacological Research, Anticancer Research, Genetic Engineering News, Research in Complementary Medicine, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics, and Integrative Cancer Therapies, for which he is Corresponding Editor. His op-ed "Patents Over Patients" appeared in the New York Times.
He has been a peer reviewer for Blood, Current Oncology, Tumor Biology, the Journal of Research in Medical Science, International Journal of Cancer, and the Czech Academy of Sciences. He has been an invited lecturer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Aspen Ideas Festival, Howard University, University of Arizona, Department of Energy, American Cancer Society, Penn State Hershey and many other medical centers. He led a seminar at the National Library of Medicine on his mentor, the Nobel laureate Albert Szent-Györgyi.
Moss has received achievement awards from the International Clinical Hyperthermia Society, American College for Advancement in Medicine, Cancer Control Society, National Foundation for Alternative Medicine, Wellness Forum and Center for Advancement in Cancer Education. In 1998, he was made an honorary member of the German Society of Oncology, the first American so honored. He is a board member of the Italian Association for Research in Integrative Oncological Therapy, and has given the Coombs Lecture at the University of Calgary, Canada.
He is a standing director of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies. In China, Moss has been honored with visiting professorships at Shanxi Province Anticancer Research Institute, Chang'An Hospital in Xi'an, Friendship Hospital in Guangzhou, and the Southern Medical University, Dongguan, China.
Moss has made investigative visits to hospitals and clinics in Austria, Bahamas, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Holland, Italy, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Russia, Switzerland, and most US states. He tours clinics around the US and the world looking for effective cancer treatments for his readers. Ralph Moss is the subject of Eric Merola's 2014 documentary film, Second Opinion.