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Indian J Cancer. 2019 Jul-Sep;56(3):282-284. doi: 10.4103/ijc.IJC_13_19.

The founding of the Tata Memorial Hospital, 1932-1941.

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Independent Researcher, Visiting Faculty, Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, Symbiosis International University, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Abstract

This article presents a brief account of the founding of the Tata Memorial Hospital. It draws upon archival material to show that this was not a mere philanthropic act but a scheme carefully thought-out by the Trustees of the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust. It discusses the major concerns of the Trustees as they deliberated upon establishing the Hospital.

KEYWORDS:

Cancer treatment; Dorabji Tata Trust; Tata Memorial Hospital; history of cancer; history of medicine

PMID:
31389400
DOI:
10.4103/ijc.IJC_13_19
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