Papers of Cancer Congresses and Campaigns, 1927-1928

Scope and Content

Papers of Professor Blair-Bell concerning his involvement in the International Conference on Cancer in London (1928), arranged by the British Empire Cancer Campaign, relating to the invitation extended to him to open a discussion on lead treatment for cancer at the conference, discussion of a dispute over the editing of his presentation for publication, Blair-Bell’s statement concerning malpractice at the conference, and a copy of the discussion paper presented by Professor Blair-Bell, together with a copy of the 1927 annual report of the British Empire Cancer Campaign and details of the Duke of York’s commitment as President of the British Empire Cancer Campaign.


This subfonds was created in September 2012 during recataloguing of the papers in order to facilitate access to the collection. Original references are captured at file level, and the papers arranged chronologically.

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Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of the estate of Professor William Blair-Bell and reproductions available at the discretion of the College Archivist.