COL (ret) George E. Peoples, MD, FACS recently retired from 30 years of active duty as a surgeon and research scientist in the military. Dr. Peoples is a Professor of Surgery at USUHS and a Professor (adjunct) of Surgical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC). He also is the founder and CEO of Cancer Insight, a clinical CRO focused on oncology. He is the past Chair of the Cancer Program, San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) and the past Deputy Director of the United States Military Cancer Institute. Dr. Peoples served as the Chief of Surgical Oncology at Walter Reed Amy Medical Center (WRAMC) and at SAMMC. He has written extensively on the immune response to cancer with over 300 peer-reviewed manuscripts, abstracts, and book chapters.