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Q:

I think it's just as exciting at this stage as it is later on.

Lasker:

Yes, but they don't see it that way. They want to have things fixed, settled. They don't want to have 5,000 telephone calls to their newspaper saying, “Where do you get it?” when it isn't in existence.

Q:

Well, if they presented the stories in such a way that people would know that it wasn't available. . .

Mrs. Brewer also gave me a copy of an article. It's very difficult to read. It has to do with Rous sarcoma virus.

Lasker:

That's a virus that was discovered many years ago at the Rockefeller Institute by Dr. Rous. You know, chickens have a thing called Marek's disease, which is also viral in origin and which chickens are vaccinated against. And that eliminates Marek's disease in chickens, that's viral in origin.

Q:

But not cancerous.

Lasker:

Yes, Marek's disease in chickens is a cancer.

Q:

Well, shall we go now to high blood pressure? You wanted to talk about that before.

Lasker:

High blood pressure we expect will have about $15 million



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