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of cooperating with France and other countries at the forthcoming
breast cancer conference to be held this fall, if he could be
present at it. This is very frustrating.
However, I was also invited by the President of France
to the dinner that he gave for the President of the United
States the next night. This was in May at the French embassy.
And at that Cianer the Presidet of France said twice that he
was interested in cooperating with the United states in cancer
research, and Dr. Rauscher was present and Dr. Rauscher has
got some of the Americans presumably meeting with French groups.
know. this may or may not amount to anythina. I just don't
know. But some little, tentative forward notion has taken
place. But it doesn't involve great amounts of money.
Now, actually, if we did it right, we could say to them,
“Listen, you people ought to ask us for research funds and
compete against our own people for research requests,? because
there are certain things that they know how to do and are
already doing like work in therapy
They could put it on an international basis.
They could put it on an international basis. we do
already give international grants but very few to the French
so far. But it could be built up. But doesn't know
anything about medicine. She's a politician. she doesn't
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