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HEARINGS

BEFORE A

V.S, Congre SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE

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COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

UNITED STATES SENATE

SEVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

S. 1875

A BILL TO AUTHORIZE AND REQUEST THE PRESIDENT
TO UNDERTAKE TO MOBILIZE AT SOME CONVENIENT
PLACE IN THE UNITED STATES AN ADEQUATE NUM-
BER OF THE WORLD'S OUTSTANDING EXPERTS, AND
COORDINATE AND UTILIZE THEIR SERVICES IN A
SUPREME ENDEAVOR TO DISCOVER MEANS OF CUR-

ING AND PREVENTING CANCER

JULY 1, 2, AND 3, 1946

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TOM CONNALLY, Texas, Chairman WALTER F. GEORGE, Georgia

ARTHUR CAPPER, Kansas ROBERT F. WAGNER, New York

ROBERT M. LA FOLLETTE, JR., Wisconsin ELBERT D. THOMAS, Utah

ARTHUR H. VANDENBERG, Michigan JAMES E. MURRAY, Montana

WALLACE H. WHITE, JR., Maine CLAUDE PEPPER, Florida

HENRIK SHIPSTEAD, Minnesota THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN, Rhode Island WARREN R. AUSTIN, Vermont ALBEN W. BARKLEY, Kentucky

STLYES BRIDGES, New Hampshire JOSEPH F. GUFFEY, Pennsylvania

ALEXANDER WILEY, Wisconsin
JAMES M. TUNNELL, Delaware

CHAN GURNEY, South Dakota
CARL A. HATCH, New Mexico
LISTER HILL, Alabama
SCOTT W. LUCAS, Illinois

ROBERT V. SHIRLEY, Clerk
MARION N. HUFF, Assistant Clerk
EMMETT M. O'GRADY, Assistant Clerk

SUBCOMMITTEE ON S. 1875

CLAUDE PEPPER, Florida, Chairman JAMES E. MURRAY, Montana

STYLES BRIDGES, New Hampshire THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN, Rhode Island CHAN GURNEY, South Dakota

CHARLES BRAGMAN, Staff Consultant

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Monday, July 1, 1946:

Statement of -

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Hon. Claude Pepper, United States Senator from Florida -

1

Dr. Lewis H. Weed, chairman, division of medical sciences,

National Research Council, Washington, D. C.-

2, 90

Dr. Simon L. Ruskin, New York, N. Y.-

11

Dr. Stanhope-Bayne Jones, director, Jane Coffin Childs Me-

morial fund for Medical Research, New Haven, Conn.--. 15, 91

Mr. Julius Jay Perlmutter, chairman, Sponsors of Government

Action Against Cancer, New York, N. Y.

Dr. Harry B. Friedgood, president, Cancer Research Foundation

of California, Beverly Hills, Calif.

34, 91

Dr. G. Failla, director of radiological research laboratory, College

of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York,

N. Y..

40

Dr. Alfred G. Levin, Miami, Fla-

Tuesday, July 2, 1946:

Statement of -

Fiorello LaGuardia, Director General, UNRRA, New York, N. Y. 47

Dr. Rolla E. Dyer, Assistant Surgeon General, United States

Public Health Service, Director in Charge of National Institute

of Health, Bethesda, Md.-
Dr. Leonard A. Scheele, Assistant Chief, National Cancer Insti-
tute, United States Public Health Service, Bethesda, Md.

51

Dr. Halsey J. Bagg, Bagg Research Laboratory, Yorktown

Heights, N. Y

60

Dr. C. P. Rhoads, director, Memorial Hospital, New York, N. Y.- 61

Dr. A. W. Oughterson, medical and scientific director, American

Cancer Society, New York, N. Y.

81

Dr. Gemma Barzilai, New York, N. Y.

93

Mr. S. A. Markel, Richmond, Va--

95

Dr. Max Gerson, Gotham Hospital, New York, N. Y.

Dr. George Miley, Gotham Hospital, New York, N. Y

102,

107, 110, 112, 115, 116

Swing, Raymond Gram, Washington, D. C...

126

Wednesday, July 3, 1946:

Statement of —

Gov. Matthew M. Neely, Representative from West Virginia--- 127

Mr. James S. Adams, president, Standard Brands, chairman,

executive committee, American Cancer Society, New York,

N. Y.

131

Mr. Albert D. Lasker, member, executive committee, American

Cancer Society, Inc., New York, N. Y

152, 153

Dr. Daniel Lazlo, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, N. Y

161

Dr. Harold T. Rusch, director of McArdle Medical Laboratory,

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis...

165

Mr. Harry Řead, executive assistant to secretary-treasurer, CIO..

168

Exhibit 6. Letter of June 27, 1946, and statement from Louis H. Seagrave,

director, secretary-treasurer, Cancer Research Foundation of Cali-

fornia; chairman of board of National Machine Engineers; director,

Standard Power & Light Corp., Los Angeles, Calif.

Exhibit 7. Letter of June 24, 1946, and statement from Philip R. White,

director of general physiology, the Institute for Cancer Research, Phila-

delphia, Pa..

Exhibit 8. Letter of June 24, 1946, and statement from Dr. Ira I. Kaplan,

director, radiation therapy department, Bellevue Hospital; clinical pro-

fessor of surgery, New York University Medical College, New York,

N. Y.

Exhibit 9. Statement of July 2, 1946, from Dr. Henry K. Wachtel, pro-

fessor, Fordham University, Cancer Research Laboratories, Bronx,

N. Y

Exhibit 10. Letter of June 26, 1946, and statement from Dr. Sherwood

Moore, director, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington Uni-

versity School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo.-

Exhibit 11. Statement from 'Lt. Col. Milton Friedman, Medical Corps,

Chief of Radiation Therapy Section, Army Service Forces, Army Medi-

cal Center, Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D. C.:

Exhibit 12. Letter of June 26, 1946, from John H. Lawrence, University

of California, Donner Laboratory of Medical Physics, Berkeley, Calif..

Exhibit 13. Letter of July 2, 1946, from Dr. W. C. Hueper, San Francisco,

Calif

Exhibit 14. Letter of June 29, 1946, from Dr. Maurice A. Bernstein,

Beverly Hills, Calif.

Exhibit 15. Letter of June 28, 1946, from Dr. Joseph A. Şmigel, New York,

N. Y.

Exhibit 16. Letter of June 30, 1946, from Dr. Bertram V. A. Low-Beer,

associate professor of radiology, University of California Medical School,

San Francisco, Calif.

Exhibit 17. Letter of June 28, 1946, from A. E. Stevenson, secretary,

Cleveland Industrial Union Council, Cleveland, Ohio.--

Exhibit 18. Letter of June 27, 1946, from John L. Lewis, president, United

Mine Workers of America, Washington, D. C.

Exhibit 19. Letter of June 28, 1946, from H. G. Hamlet, executive vice

president, Retired Officers Association, Inc., Washington, D. C-----

Exhibit 20. Letter of June 29, 1946, from Ruth 0. Kirkland, National

Association Veterans of the Hospital Corps, Washington, D. C..

Exhibit 21. Letter of June 28, 1946, from Frederick E. Reissig, executive

secretary, Washington Federation of Churches, Washington, D. C.--

Exhibit 22. Telegram of July 3, 1946, from Mary C. Duffy, supreme regent,

Catholic Daughters of America, St. Louis, Mo.-

Exhibit 23. Telegram of June 28, 1946, from Harold S. Ames-Sitroux, Inc.,

New York, N. Y.-

Exhibit 24. Telegram from John F. P. Tucker, legislative representative,

Union for Democratic Action, Washington, D. C.

Exhibit 25. Telegram of July 1, 1946, from Arthur M. Loeb, chairman,

Council for Community Action, New York, N. Y.

Exhibit 26. Telegram of June 28, 1946, from Clarence F. Stinson, secre-

tary, National Association of Letter Carriers, Washington, D. C-----

Exhibit 27. Letter of June 26, 1946, from Lester J. Evans, the Common-

wealth Fund, New York, N. Y

Exhibit 28. Letter of June 28, 1946, from Theo. I. Sturtz, executive direc-

tor, Eastern Millinery Chamber of Commerce, Inc., New York, N. Y..

Exhibit 29. Letter of July 2, 1946, from Leslie S. Perry, National Associa-

tion for the Advancement of Colored People, Washington, D. C---

Exhibit 30. Letter from Francis Drake, roving editor Reader's Digest,

Pleasantville, N. Y.

Exhibit 31. Letter of June 25, 1946, from Morris W. Haft, New York,

N. Y.

Exhibit 32. Statement from Ella Hoffman Rigney, executive director,

sponsors of Government Action Against Cancer, New York, N. Y...

Exhibit 33. Letter of July 1, 1946, from James A. Farley --

Exhibit 34. Letter of June 28, 1946, from Louis Peck, assemblyman,

Bronx, N. Y...

Exhibit 35. Letter of June 28, 1946, from William M. Holmes, Bonwit

Teller, New York, N. Y..

Exhibit 36. Letter of June 28, 1946, from John E. Mack, Poughkeepsie,

N. Y.--

Exhibit 37. Statement from N. Morton Morrison, president, Glassfabrics

Corp. of America, New York City; secretary, National Foundation for

the Care of Advanced Cancer Patients, Inc., New York City; secretary,

Sponsors of Government Action Against Cancer, New York City; as-

sistant secretary, National Cancer Foundation, New York City -

Exhibit 38. Statement from Morris M. Bernstein, firm member of Bern-

stein & Wolff, New York City; treasurer, National Foundation for the

Care of Advanced Cancer Patients, Inc., New York City; assistant treas-

urer, Sponsors of Government Action Against Cancer, New York City;

vice president, National Cancer Foundation, New York City -

Exhibit 39. Telegram of July 1, 1946, from Mr. and Mrs. Murray Eisen-

stadt, Brooklyn, N. Y.-

Exhibit 40. Letter of June 28, 1946, from Everett Fraser, dean, University

of Minnesota, the law school, Minneapolis, Minn..

Exhibit 41. Letter of July 3, 1946, and statement from William M. Young,

1017 Rhode Island Avenue, NW., Washington, D. C..

Exhibit 42. Statement from Dr. Arthur B. Pardee, California Institute of

Technology, Pasadena, Calif..

Exbibit 43. Telegram of June 28, 1946, from Sylvan Gotshal, attorney-

Exhibit 44. Statement from Stafford'L. Warren, colonel, Medical Corps,

AUS, University of Rochester, school of medicine and dentistry, Roches-

ter, N. Y..

Exhibit 45. Letter of June 28, 1946, from Rev. Frederick E. Reissig,

executive secretary, Washington Federation of Churches, 1751 N Street

NW., Washington, D. C..

Exhibiť 46. Telegram of June 28, 1946, from Arthur M. Loeb, chairman,

Council for Community Action, New York, N. Y.

Exhibit 47. Letter of July 9, 1946, from Hon. J. A. Krug, Secretary of the

Interior, Washington, D. C.

Exhibit 48. Letter of July 6, 1946, from Mrs. Grant Hess, State com-

mander, the American Cancer Society of Idaho, Boise, Idaho..

Exhibit 49: Letter of July 13, 1946, and statement from Drs. Eric, a

and

Madelaine Koster, 2131 University Avenue, Berkeley, Calif..

Exhibit 50. Letter of June 29, 1946, from R. W. Beckworth, executive

secretary to Governor Arnold Williams, Boise, Idaho.--

Exhibit 51. Letter of June 29, 1946, from L. J. Peterson, administrative

director, Department of Public Health, Boise, Idaho...

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Adair, Frank E., president, American Cancer Society, New York, N. Y.. 84

Adams, James s., president, Standard Brands, chairman, executive com-

mittee, American Cancer Society, New York, N. Y.

131

Ames-Sitroux, Harold S., Inc., New York, N. Y.--

201

Armstrong, Lady Margaret, president of Ladies of Catholic Charities,

New York, N. Y,

28

Bagg, Dr. Halsey J., director, Bagg Research Laboratory, Yorktown

Heights, N. Y.

60

Bailey, Dr. Charles P., New York, N. Y

124

Barzilai, Dr. Gemma, gynecologist and pathologist, New York, N. Y

93

Bayne-Jones, Dr. Stanhope, director, Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund

for Medical Research, New Haven, Conn.--

15, 91

Beckwith, R. W., executive secretary, Office of the Governor, Boise, Idaho- 172,

226

Bernstein, Dr. Maurice A., Beverley Hills, Calif.

28, 199
Bernstein, Morris M., firm member of Bernstein & Wolff, New York City;

treasurer, National Foundation for the Care of Advanced Cancer Pa-
tients, Inc., New York City; assistant treasurer, Sponsors of Govern-
ment Action Against Cancer, New York City; vice president, National
Cancer Foundation, New York City

208
Carey, James B., secretary-treasurer, Congress of Industrial Organizations,
Washington, Þ. C.---

168
Cashen, T. C., chairman, Railway Labor Executives Association, Wash-
ington, D. Ć

167
Crabtree, Dr. James A., assistant to Surgeon General, United States Public
Health Service, Bethesda, Md.

56

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