Volume 95 Issue 20 | p. 41 | Obituaries
Issue Date: May 15, 2017

C. C. Cheng

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS News, ACS, obituaries

Chia Chung (C. C.) Cheng, 91, died on Dec. 2, 2016, in Sugar Land, Texas.

“C. C. Cheng was a most gracious and humble man. Among his many accomplishments, one compound he synthesized, mitoxantrone, is still used today for the treatment of breast cancer and nonlymphoid leukemia. He published over 300 scientific research papers and was highly regarded and sought after for his insight and technical prowess as a medicinal chemist. Additionally, he was a . . .

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