Medicine: Cancer

Cancer has been increasing since the War at so devastating a rate that now 100,000 persons die of it annually in the U. S. Yet it is to some extent preventable.

Last week the American Society for the Control of Cancer (370 Seventh Ave., New York City; Dr. Howard C. Taylor, president; Dr. George A. Soper, managing director) girded itself for renewed educational propaganda. Last year it spent about $60,000 on its work. A fortnight ago John D. Rockefeller Jr. gave it $135,000. But it needs $1,000,000 as an endowment fund. This it will...

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