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talked to them about what they've done about finding central management for a cancer center. I must do that. They have the money to go ahead with the building.

Q:

I would think that such a person would exist.

Lasker:

Certainly they exist, but, you know, the dean has to find him, and the dean is not terribly dynamic in this area.

Q:

Bureaucracy again.

Lasker:

As unbelievable as that may seem to you.

Q:

On another subject, you told me about the hope you had that there would be an interchange of information and cooperation between the French and the U.S. in terms of cancer research.

Lasker:

This wa started by having a dinner with Mme. Suzanne the minister of health, last fall (1975) at Versailles with Dr. Rauscher, the head of the Cancer Institute. There were letters exchanged by them and efforts are going forward in the field of chemotherapy, virology and I think immunology. But the efforts are not really large. They don't involve large sums of money as yet. I tried to get President Ford through a



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