Medical oncologist and prostate cancer patient, Dr. Charles “Snuffy” Myers served for 10 years as Chief of the Clinical Pharmacy Branch at the National Cancer Institute. From 1994 to 2002 Snuffy was Director of the Cancer Center at the University of Virginia. His research group demonstrated that a fatty acid common in meat, dairy products and egg yolks promotes the survival and growth of human prostate cancer cells. In 2002 Snuffy established the American Institute for Diseases of the Prostate in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he provides clinical care for prostate cancer patients. His Blog, Ask Dr. Myers, is widely visited.