Medicine: Capsules, Dec. 30, 1957

¶ The Texas Board of Medical Examiners won a substantial but incomplete victory over Harry M. Hoxsey, no M.D., who has attracted thousands of cancer victims to his clinic for treatments which, say medical experts, are useless or worse. District Judge Charles E. Long Jr. issued an injunction barring Hoxsey from 1) practicing medicine in Texas, 2) conducting a business known as the Hoxsey Cancer Clinic, and 3) collecting fees for services to clinic patients treated before May 1, 1957. Unfulfilled was the board's request that the court invalidate a lease agreement between Hoxsey and Dr. (of osteopathy) Harry Taylor, who...

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