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Jane Wright Dies

Jane Wright, an oncologist who was among the founders of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, has died, reports the New York Times. She was 93. After attending New York Medical College, Wright joined her father Louis Wright, who was one of the first black graduates of Harvard Medical School, at Harlem Hospital, working at a cancer research center there. They studied the effects of new chemotherapeutic agents on mice with leukemia and, later, in patients.

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