Dr. Carl Freter is a professor of Internal Medicine; division director, Hematology and Medical Oncology; and intern director, Cancer Center, Saint Louis University School of Medicine and also is a Rosalie Fusz Endowed Chair of Hematology at the Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. He received his MD and PhD from Washington University in Saint Louis. Dr. Freter was a resident at the Department of Internal Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, and a fellow at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. He was an assistant professor and associate professor at the Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, and a professor at the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Freter’s major interest is in cancer therapy and lipid metabolism, and he has conducted many basic and clinical research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, various foundations, and drug companies. Dr. Freter has published numerous scientific papers in international journals and has written several chapters for different books on cancer.