Medicine: Coffey Clinic Crowds

Sufferers from cancer have been mortgaging their homes, impoverishing themselves to get funds to carry them to San Francisco to be treated by Drs. Walter Bernard Coffey and John Davis Humber at their Southern Pacific General Hospital Clinic. Over the protest of Drs. Coffey & Humber. newspapers have heralded as a cure what the Doctors refer to as "encouraging experiment" (TIME, Feb. 24). Deluded into believing that sure, swift relief could be given them, some 1,500 people have rushed to the Clinic, more than could possibly be handled.

Last week in Manhattan, at the...

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