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A lecturer pointing to a large screen, on which projected diagrams of the bodies of a man and a woman are marked with red flags indicating areas where cancer may be first seen. Colour lithograph after Fellnagel, 1941.
- Fellnagel, American designer, active approximately 1950.
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[Place of publication not identified] : United States Public Health Service, 
1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 72 x 55.5 cm
Cancer danger signals. Lumps in breast. Irregular bleeding or discharge. Sores that do not heal. Indigestion, loss of weight. Sudden growth of mole or wart. Fellnagel
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.")
Bears number: 4
Wellcome Library no. 660170i
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