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Cancer (Medical Advisory Committee)

Volume 345: debated on Friday 31 March 1939

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asked the Minister of Health, whether he is yet in a position to state the names of the members of his medical advisory committee and also the names of the members of the sub-committee which is to advise him on general principles in regard to the treatment of cancer and to consider any questions referred to them by him?

The Medical Advisory Committee is now constituted as follows:

  • Sir Comyns Berkeley, M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.S., F.R.C.O.G.
  • Sir Henry Brackenbury, M.D.
  • The Rt. Hon. the Viscount Dawson of Penn, G.C.V.O., K.C.B., M.D., F.R.C.P.
  • The Lord Horder, G.C.V.O., M.D., F.R.C.P.
  • Robert Hutchison, Esq., M.D., P.R.C.P.
  • Sir E. Kaye Le Fleming, M.D.
  • Hugh Lett, Esq., C.B.E., M.B., P.R.C.S.
  • Sir Ewen Maclean, M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.O.G.
  • Sir Edward Mellanby, K.C.B., M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.S., K.H.P.
  • Sir Frederick Menzies, K.B.E., M.D., F.R.C.P., K.H.P.
  • Professor W. Fletcher Shaw, M.D., P.R.C.O.G.
The Committee meets under the Chairmanship of Sir Arthur MacNalty, the Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry.I am pleased to be able to announce that invitations to serve on the Cancer Sub-Committee of this Committee, which is to advise me on general principles in regard to the treatment of cancer and to consider any questions referred by me to it, have been accepted by the following:

  • Sir Farquhar Buzzard, Bt, K.C.V.O., M.D., F.R.C.P.
  • R. Veitch Clark, Esq., M.B., B.Ch., D.P.H.
  • Ivor J. Davies, Esq., M.D., F.R.C.P.
  • M. Donaldson, Esq., F.R.C.S., F.R.C.O.G.
  • Miss Mary Gilmour, M.B., Ch.B.
  • Sir Charles Gordon-Watson, K.B.E., C.M.G., F.R.C.S.
  • D. G. Greenfield, Esq., M.D., F.R.C.S.
  • R. Hilton, Esq., M.D:, F.R.C.P.
  • Professor R. E. Kelly, C.B., M.D., F.R.C.S.
  • Professor E. L. Kennaway, M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.S.
  • Sir Frederick Menzies, K.B.E., M.D., F.R.C.P., K.H.P.
  • J. Ralston Paterson, Esq., M.C., M.D., F.R.C.S.Ed.
  • Professor J. A. Ryle, M.D., F.R.C.P.
  • Professor W. Fletcher Shaw, M.D., P.R.C.O.G.
  • H. S. Souttar, Esq., C.B.E., D.M.,F.R.C.S.
  • G. F. Stebbing, Esq., M.B., B.S.,F.R.C.S.
  • Professor M. Stewart, M.B., F.R.C.P.
  • Sir Cuthbert Wallace, Bt., K.C.M.G., C.B., F.R.C.S.
  • Miss Constance Wood, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.

Sir Arthur MacNalty will also act as Chairman of the Cancer Sub-Committee.