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West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cancer Treatment at the AMC Cancer Research Center and Hospital, between 1950-1970

 Item
Identifier: B063.03.0036.00005
Overview A female patient receiving treatment for cancer at the American Medical Center (AMC) Cancer Research Center and Hospital. Three nurses are surrounding the patient. AMC was located on the grounds of the former Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. The sanatorium was located on West Colfax...
Dates: between 1950-1970

Hyperthermia Cancer Treatment at the AMC Cancer Research Center and Hospital, between 1950-1970

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Identifier: B063.03.0036.00004
Overview A male patient receiving hyperthermia treatment for cancer at the American Medical Center (AMC) Cancer Research Center and Hospital. Nurse Betty Bales is adjusting a thermometer for the treatment which helps to weaken cancer cells. AMC was located on the grounds of the former Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish workingmen along with the support of several leading physicians and...
Dates: between 1950-1970