Papers, 1964-1988.


Papers, 1964-1988.

Papers of Doctor Vincent T. DeVita, former director of the National Cancer Institute and chief of surgical oncology at Sloan-Kettering memorial Medical Center concerning aspects of National Cancer Institute's activities, programs, and agendas. Includes congressional testimony, minutes of meetings, correspondence relating to committees and associations, articles by Dr. DeVita, memoranda, and speeches. Also included are histories of various programs at NCI, correspondence about cancer treatments, cancer newsleters, AIDS newsletter, Physicians Data Query, videotapes of news programs and correspondence relating to Dr. C. G. Zubrod's tenure at NCI. There is some material on NCI participation in AIDS research. DeVita did research on lymphoma (Hodgkin's Disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and Burkitt's lymphoma), pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, aspergillosis, ovarian carcinoma and breast carcinoma. Prominent correspondents include Armand Hammer, Mary Lasker, and Benno C. Schmidt.

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Zubrod, C. Gordon (Charles Gordon), 1914-1999 (person)

DeVita, Vincent T., Jr., 1935- (person)

Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1957. He graduated from George Washington School of Medicine. DeVita held various positions at the National Cancer Institute, becoming its director in 1980. In 1988, he resigned to become Chief of Surgical Oncology at Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center. From the description of Papers, 1964-1988. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 23606445 ...

Schmidt, Benno C., 1913- (person)

Hammer, Armand 1897- (person)

Art collector; United States. Died 1990. From the description of Armand Hammer interview, 1980 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220178413 ...

Lasker, Mary (person)

Mary Lasker and her husband were founders of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation which gives an award for contributions to medical research and public health administration. She was associated with many charitable organizations. From the description of Papers, 1945-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523699 Mary Lasker (1900-1994) along with her husband Albert D. Lasker, co-founder of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. Between 1900 and 1940 major sources of financi...

Institut national du cancer (É.-U.) (corporateBody)

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