Oral Answers to Questions — Cancer Research

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th July 1949.

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Photo of Sir Frank Medlicott Sir Frank Medlicott , Norfolk Eastern 12:00 am, 28th July 1949

In view of the rather disturbing figures, which have now risen to some 80,000 deaths per year from cancer, is the right hon. Gentleman aware that there will be widespread support for the fullest extension of research that he can encourage, especially as the figures which he has quoted seem rather modest in face of the terrible nature of the problem?