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June 30, 1951


JAMA. 1951;146(9):855-858. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670090087026


County X-Ray Survey.  —The Maricopa County chest x-ray survey finished its nine-week drive April 21. During the drive more than 176,000 x-rays were taken, representing 75.9% of the county's eligible population, persons 15 years of age and older. The county placed sixth percentage-wise among 13 areas in the United States having similar anti-tuberculosis surveys. The state health department's chest x-ray mobile unit, which participated in the Maricopa County drive, is proceeding with the program scheduled for communities in Navajo, Apache, Mohave, and Coconino counties.


Annual Rocky Mountain Cancer Conference.  —This fifth annual conference will be held in Denver July 11-12, sponsored by the Colorado State Medical Society and the Colorado Division of the American Cancer Society. The guest speakers are Drs. W. Edward Chamberlain, radiology, Philadelphia; Oscar T. Clagett, surgery, Rochester, Minn.; G. Edmund Haggart, orthopedics, Boston; John H. Lamb, dermatology, Oklahoma City; Walter L. Palmer, internal medicine,

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