Medicine: Cancer Institute

In the U. S. Senate a few weeks ago Homer Truett Bone, small desiccated senior Senator from Washington, buttonholed his colleagues, one by one, with a grim persistence. He did not have to tell them that his and their old friend Senator Peter Norbeck died eight months ago of cancer. He did not have to remind them that by the time a U. S. citizen reaches the age (30 years) when he is eligible for election to the Senate, he must be wary of cancer. Result of his efforts was that Senator Bone got...

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