Cancer Campaign in Western Australia
The Perth Hospital is proposing to establish a modern cancer treatment center, equipped with facilities for high voltage roentgen therapy and radium appliances, and a public appeal for £5,000 was made. This was rapidly subscribed, and the hospital committee, encouraged by its success, has decided to continue the appeal for another month and increase the magnitude of the proposal accordingly. The Commonwealth and Western Australian governments have already granted £5,000 each for this purpose.The distribution of radium throughout Australia from the national radium bank of the commonwealth government has stimulated local activities in the provision of the necessary buildings and appliances for its application for the cure or relief of malignant growths.
Queensland's Governor: A Medical Man
It is seldom that a man gains distinction in the medical, military and viceregal fields; yet such has occurred in the case of Sir John Goodwin, K.C.B.,