Story: Medical research

British Empire Cancer Campaign pamphlet, 1931

This is the cover of a British Empire Cancer Campaign pamphlet from 1931. The campaign was founded in Britain in 1923, with the aim of promoting research in the British Empire into the causes and cure of cancer. A New Zealand branch was established in Wellington in March 1929.

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Wellcome Library, London, Papers Past
Reference: L0031639

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Derek Dow, 'Medical research - Independent research bodies, 1920s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2020)

Story by Derek Dow, published 22 Oct 2014