Medicine: Congress v. Cancer?

The wave of the long fight against cancer, which has been gaining impetus in the past few years, last week reached the U. S. Senate. Grave-faced members of the Commerce Committee and its subcommittee on cancer listened to stories of cancer ravages on the population (over 100,000 a year), possible cures, the need for a national clinic.

If the Harris resolution is passed, to authorize appropriation of funds to fight malignant disease, the Government's attitude toward nontransferable disease will be changed. In the past it has not been the usual Federal policy to finance...

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