Medicine: Cancer Army

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Three hundred thousand U. S. women have cancer. Some 80,000 will die of it this year. Some 40,000 need not die of it if they take or have taken advantage of the resources which Medicine has so far marshaled against the nation's second most common cause of death. About six women get cancer to every five men. The most prevalent forms of cancer in women, however, are cancer of the breast and womb, which are the most curable. To bring this message of warning and hope to the 45,000,000 U. S. women...

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