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August 18, 1945

Medical News

JAMA. 1945;128(16):1179-1181. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860330047018

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Faculty Changes.—  Frederick E. Emery, Ph.D., associate professor of physiology, University of Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, N. Y., has been appointed professor of physiology and head of the department of physiology and pharmacology of the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Little Rock. John E. Davis, Ph.D., is professor of pharmacology in the department.

State Cancer Commission Created.—  Under recent action of the legislature, a state cancer commission has been created to coordinate and direct a cancer control program in Arkansas to be financed by an initial appropriation of $25,000. The law providing for the commission stipulates that the funds may be used to furnish medical, hospital and home care for indigent cancer patients and may be matched with county and city funds in making available care for persons not wholly indigent. According to the Field Army News of the American Cancer Society, the commission may accept voluntary

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