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March 6, 1948

Medical News

JAMA. 1948;136(10):702-705. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890270044018

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X-Ray Unit for State Health Department.—  The Arizona State Department of Public Health has recently taken delivery on a bus-type x-ray unit that has been on order for about two years. It started its tour of the state in Santa Cruz County, adjoining the Mexican border, about March 1.


Cancer Fund Campaign.—  The University of Arkansas School of Medicine is conducting a campaign for $50,000 to provide adequate facilities for diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The fund will be used principally to purchase equipment for the department of radiology, an additional therapy unit, and to augment personnel and supplies. Figures demonstrating the increase in cancer in the state were reported by heads of the departments of radiology, pathology and gynecology.


Personals.—  The degree of doctor honoris causa has been conferred on Wendell M. Stanley, Ph.D., Nobel laureate in chemistry, by the rector of the Sorbonne at ceremonies

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