Medicine: Victory

Confident that he was fully recovered from the cancer which struck him more than four years ago, Lieut. Commander Edwin M. Rosenberg last week won his battle against Navy red tape (TIME, Aug. 7) and was heading back to sea. President Truman signed a special Act of Congress which waived the Navy's retirement rules in Rosenberg's case, restored him to active duty. Rosenberg, now 31, had hoped for assignment to Korean waters. The Navy ordered him to the Atlantic as executive officer of a destroyer.


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