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British Empire Cancer Campaign


    THE quarterly meeting of the Grand Council of the British Empire Cancer Campaign was held on July 12. On the recommendation of the Scientific Advisory Committee, the following grants were approved: £500 to Dr. P. M. F. Bishop, at Guy's Hospital, for the expenses for one year of certain investigations in regard to endocrine therapy in relation to cancer ; £250 to Prof. G. I. Finch, at the Imperial College of Science and Technology, for the expenses of an investigation, on behalf of the Scientific Advisory Committee, into the nature and structure of carcinogenic compounds ; and £160 to Dr. P. R. Peacock, at the Glasgow Royal Cancer Hospital, for the purchase of special apparatus for the continuation of his cancer research. On the recommendation of the Joint Committee of the Campaign and of Mount Vernon Hospital, Dr. G. Cranston Fairchild was re-appointed the William Morris research fellow in radiology at that Hospital for a further period of one year. The William Morris research fellowship was established five years ago by a generous donation of a capital sum of £25,000 by Lord Nuffleld.

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