January 24, 1931


JAMA. 1931;96(4):272. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720300042013

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The increasing interest in cancer is shown significantly by two recent publications. The American Journal of Cancer, a bulky quarterly, the first number of which has been issued, is a continuation of the Journal of Cancer Research. The editor is Francis Carter Wood of the Institute of Cancer Research in Columbia University, who will be assisted by a representative editorial board. The journal will be the official organ of the American Association for Cancer Research and of the American Society for the Control of Cancer. By generous financial support from the Chemical Foundation, the journal will be able to cover the entire cancer field—the research, the clinical, the educational and the public health phases of the cancer problem. The aim is to develop a journal in which "all information concerning... can be concentrated under a single cover." It will offer "a place for the publication of articles without regard to

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