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No Smoking Day: LSTHM and the link between smoking and lung cancer

March 11th is No Smoking Day and we thought that we would highlight the fact that the link between smoking and lung cancer was made at the School. In 1950, Richard Doll, a member of the MRC Statistical Research Unit based at LSHTM and Austin Bradford Hill, Director of the…

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World Cancer Day

While Sir Ronald Ross is mainly known for his work on malaria, he was also interested the treatment of many other diseases. To mark World Cancer Day, which aims to promote a positive and proactive approach towards battling cancer, we have found a press cutting from our Ross collection highlighting…

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World Cancer Day

To support World Cancer Day, we thought that we would highlight some of the collections in the Archives that relate to Cancer. Although this was not a core topic that was researched in the early years of the School, there are a number of collections where there is a wealth…

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