Medicine: Cancer and Nutrition

Dr. Arthur Bliss Dayton, Assistant Dean of the Yale Medical School, reported last week that Japanese researches into the causes of cancer have established a connection between cancer and nutrition. Scientists of the National Nutrition Institute of Japan have been able to produce cancer in rats by giving them foods deficient in vitamin A. This is the second time that cancer has been produced experimentally in living organisms, and according to Dr. Dayton, it will exert a vital influence on the study of the disease.

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