Milestones, Aug. 29, 1977

ILL. Hubert H. Humphrey, 66, indefatigable Minnesota Senator, former Vice President, and 1968 standard-bearer of the Democratic Party; with inoperable pelvic cancer; in Minneapolis. Doctors discovered a malignant tumor on Humphrey's pelvic bone during a four-hour operation to remedy a bowel obstruction. The Senator's cancerous bladder was removed last October. Although his condition is described as terminal because it is inoperable, doctors refused to say how long he might live. They plan to treat the tumor with chemotherapy to slow its growth, and expect that Humphrey will be able to return to the...

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