MEDICINE: Cancer & Women

When each of some 665,000—members of the National Women's Christian Temperance Union, General Federation of Women's Clubs, National Council of Jewish Women and Metropolitan Life Insurance policyholders—ripped open the envelopes of her mail last week, there slipped into her hand from one envelope a pamphlet which bore on its face the horrendous word cancer. "What Every Woman Should Do About Cancer" was the pamphlet's title. It was part of the American Society for the Control of Cancer's latest effort to reach 8,000,000 U. S. women.

The chief reason that the society is...

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