Dr. G. Robert Pettit is a man who has dedicated his life to finding cures for cancer. A gifted organic chemist, his search has taken him all over the world, for it is his belief that the most promise lies in naturally occurring compounds which have evolved over billions of years as part of the profound diversity of life on this planet. His search has drawn him across deserts, into jungles, and below the surface of oceans across the planet. A prolific research scientist with over 800 peer reviewed articles and responsible for the discovery and development of numerous anticancer compounds in use today, Dr. Pettit is a man who has saved lives and made a very real difference. This is his story.