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JAMA. 1938;110(3):215-219. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790030049016.
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Society News.—  The northwestern division of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama will be addressed in Tuscaloosa, January 21, by Drs. George T. Pack, New York, on "Indications for Surgery and Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Cancer"; Marye Y. Dabney, Birmingham, "Sterility"; Ralph McBurney, University, "Ptomaine Poisoning, a Misnomer"; Ivan C. Berrey, Birmingham, "The Irritable Colon," and Erskine M. Chenault, Decatur, "Skin Grafting as an Office Procedure." Visits will be made to the Bryce Hospital, Partlow School and Veteran's Administration Facility.


Personal.—  The San Francisco County Medical Society adopted a resolution December 14 honoring Dr. Douglass W. Montgomery, who has completed more than fifty years in the practice of medicine. Dr. Montgomery was president of the American Dermatological Association in 1910.

New Course in Medical Stenography.—  A free course in medical reporting for stenographers has been established at the Evening High School of Commerce, San


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