Medicine: Cancer Cure Criteria

Through physical chemistry cancer will be cured, believes Dr. Ellice McDonald of Philadelphia. The University of Pennsylvania has agreed with him sufficiently to make him director of its Cancer Research Laboratories. In Science last week, Dr. McDonald, 54, expounded his approach to cancer.

First he pictures the living cell (normal or cancerous) and its system: 1) nucleus, 2) protoplasm, 3) semipermeable cell membrane, 4) environment (blood and tissue juices). From its environment the cell gets its energy-producing materials. Through its environment it gets rid of its wastes. Glycogen, or animal sugar, is...

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