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Correspondence with ICRF Public Relations Officer, 1982-1984

MS. Bodmer 634

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  1. (fols. 1-206) Large bundle. Mostly correspondence although also contains press-release statements and copies of newspaper publicity. Subjects include: breast cancer treatment; Mike Waterfield on Tomorrow's World; Walter Bodmer on animal research; links between growth factors and oncogenes; notes of a meeting with The Daily Mail ; threatened closure of Children's Cancer Ward at St. Bartholomew's Hospital; House of Lords debate on NHS cuts, 1983-1984
  2. (fols. 207-330) 'Pill Correspondence'. Correspondence, press cuttings and reprints from The Lancet. Relates to links between the contraceptive pill with breast and cervical cancer, 1983-1984
  3. (fols. 331-525) Mostly press-release memoranda. Subjects include: Daily Mail feature entitled 'Top Fifteen Charities; ICRF discovery of the relationship between PDGF and cancer; Animal Experiment Bill, 1983
  4. (fols. 526-690) Memoranda and various other publicity papers. Subjects include: BBC programmes on alternative approaches to combating cancer; ICRF role in developing treatments for children with Hodgkin's disease and Leukaemia, 1982


  • 1982-1984


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Bodmer 634

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom