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  • MD Anderson Celebrates 70th Anniversary: Its first clinical facility was a converted Army barracks, its first headquarters was renovated residential estate near downtown Houston, and its first cancer research was conducted by four scientists in a former horse stable
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OncoLog, Volume 56, Number 06, June 2011