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September 24, 1927


JAMA. 1927;89(13):1074-1075. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690130062028

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Coordination of the Means of Combating Cancer  The minister of the interior has requested the prefects of the realm to see to it that the societies opposing the advance of cancer shall have sufficient clinical and scientific resources and specialized personnel to provide early diagnosis of cancer and consistent treatment of patients. In localities in which it is impossible to supply adequate personnel and equipment, the circular letter recommends that two or more provinces unite and establish, if only a few, at least completely equipped centers.

National Council of Research  The Gazzetta Ufficiale publishes a royal decree providing for the reorganization of the Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche. The purposes of the council are to coordinate national activities in the various fields of science and its practical applications; to make recommendations to the government concerning laboratories for general or special researches; to furnish, on request, information and opinions to government boards

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