Medicine: If Men Were Mice

Cancer is not inherited but susceptibility to it is. This theory, today almost universally accepted as fact, was announced to a mightily impressed medical world in 1912. Last week the woman who announced it, now grey-haired and granite-faced, left Chicago for her first vacation in 26 years.

Indefatigable Professor Maud Slye, pathologist of the University of Chicago, will use her "vacation" to address the International Congress for the Control of Cancer which meets in Brussels next month. Also at Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris, London, perhaps Copenhagen, she will give the case histories of...

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