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September 11, 1948

Handbook of the Connecticut Cancer Society, Inc. (Branch of the American Cancer Society, Inc.)

JAMA. 1948;138(2):163-164. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900020059034

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This is a handbook bound in a heavy paper cover simulating red leather and stamped in gold. The first item in the hand-book is a brightly colored map of Connecticut by counties, showing those counties organized for field army and campaign purposes, those for campaign only and those unorganized. The state appears to be well covered by local anticancer groups. The publication is apparently derived in part from the American Cancer Society, of which a brief description is given followed by a chronological résumé of the state program and the state organization chart. After this pages are devoted to the personnel of the state society. There is a description of the committee on tumor study and of the Association of Connecticut tumor clinics, followed by information on the Division of Cancer Research of the State Department of Health. Then follows organizational material, such as how to organize a district, how

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