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Medical School in Jerusalem Gets U.S. Grants for Cancer Research

A number of American research funds have allocated grants to the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School for research on preventive treatment for cancer, it was announced here today. The grants will provide 500,000 pounds ($167,000) per year for several years. Research under the program will be concentrated on prevention of cancer in the female breast.

Meanwhile, the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot announced today that an important group of West German scientists are expected to arrive in this country this week to hold consultations with Israeli scientists. The German delegation will be headed by Professor Wolfgang Gentner.