Elise Depew Strang L'Esperance (1878-1959)

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    Subject: L'Esperance, Elise Depew Strang 1878-1959
           Macfarlane, Catherine
           Cornell University

    Type: Black-and-white photographs

    Date: 1951

    Topic: Women scientists
         Medicine
         Cancer--Research

    Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5264]

    Summary: Elise Depew Strang L'Esperance (1878-1959), Cornell University, shown here in 1951 with her Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award, was a pioneer in cancer treatment for women and had received the award jointly with Catherine Macfarlane. She earned an M.D. in 1902 but by 1908 had shifted from medical practice to research, becoming professor of pathology at Cornell University Medical College in 1920. In 1937, she founded the first cancer clinic focused on treatment of women

    Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archivess

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    Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    1. Smithsonian Institution 37 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Penny!

      Susannah
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