Medicine: Cancer Cure?

A reported remedy for cancer developed by Dr. W. Blair Bell, of Liverpool, seems, on the basis of the meager information at hand, to be the most promising of all recent " cures" that have been suggested (TIME, May 19). Dr. Bell's specific is a solution of colloidal lead (a colloid is a gluelike, noncrystalline organic substance that will not pass through a membrane), which appears to have a marked effect on malignant growths like cancer. Dr. Bell has been experimenting with it for 18 years and has recently employed it in 50...

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