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January 5, 1924


JAMA. 1924;82(1):48-49. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650270052020

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A Prize in Therapeutics  The Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium has accepted the gift offered by the Section des secours médicaux et pharmaceutiques of the National Committee, which functioned during the war. This gift, amounting to 20,000 francs principal, is to be used to establish a prize, awardable every five years, in the field of pharmaceutics and therapeutics. This amount is the sum left in the treasury after closing the services at the end of the war, and consists mainly of rebates on invoices of drug shipments.

Cancer of the Colon  After the important discussions of the French Congress of Surgery, the problem of neoplasms of the large intestine had ended in a general exchange of views. Dr. Sebrecht, in addressing the Genootschap voor Heelkunde en Gynaekologie, called attention to the main points in the line of treatment that he had adopted, some of which differ from the principles

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