Medicine: Continuing War

Five years ago Chicago Merchant Maurice Goldblatt declared unrelenting war on cancer, which had caused the death of his younger brother Nathan. Later the Goldblatt Foundation gave $1,000,000 to kick off a fund drive for a University of Chicago research center (TIME, Dec. 8, 1947). Last week exuberant little Maurice Goldblatt himself laid the cornerstone for the $2,075,000 Nathan Goldblatt Memorial Hospital.

The 54-bed hospital is the first unit in the $8,500,000 cancer center which will be completed in 1951. The second unit will be the Atomic Energy Commission's Argonne Cancer Research Hospital. Also...

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