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A red arrow on a graph pointing upwards through a human body, representing the increase in cancer in the USA. Colour lithograph after Fellnagel, 1941.
- Fellnagel, American designer, active approximately 1950.
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[Washington, D.C.?] : [U.S. Government Printing Office?], 
1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 71 x 55.8 cm
Cancer. From 7th to 2nd place among the big killers- in last 25 years. Fellnagel. United States Public Health Service
The artist might be Dorothy Darling Fellnagel, b. Kansas City, Aug. 26, 1913; d. Oakland, California, Apr. 22, 2006 (Susan V. Craig, Biographical dictionary of Kansas artists active before 1945, 2006, s.v. Fellnagel)
'Public Health Service publications. A list of publications issued during the period January-June 1941', Public health reports, 22 August 1941, vol. 56, p. 1711 ("1. Cancer. Early diagnosis would save 50,000 lives every year. 2. Cancer. From 7th to 2nd place among the big killers-in the last 25 years. 3. Cancer. Only X-ray, radium, surgery, ever cured cancer. 4. Cancer danger signals.")
Wellcome Library no. 689082i
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