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International Union against Cancer

Nature volume 141, page 1094 (18 June 1938) | Download Citation



THE Third International Cancer Congress under the auspices of the International Union against Cancer will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on September 11–16, 1939. The president of the Congress is Prof. Francis Carter Wood, director of the Institute of Cancer Research of Columbia University ; Dr. Donald S. Childs of Syracuse, New York, is the secretary-treasurer ; and Dr. A. L. Loomis Bell of Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, is in charge of transportation and exhibits. The proposed sections are as follows: general research ; biophysics; genetics; general pathology of cancer ; surgery of cancer ; radiological diagnosis of cancer ; radiotherapy of cancer; statistics; and education. Details concerning section chairmen, committees and other data will be announced later. Further information can be obtained from the Institute of Cancer Research, 1145 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, N.Y.

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