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Wednesday, 7 March 1928

Senator ANDREW(through Senator

Elliott) asked the Minister representing the Minister for Health, upon notice -

1.   Is it a fact that Dr. G. W. E. Paul, of Kangaroo Point, Queensland, who has recently returned from England after a study of Professor Blair Bell's treatment of cancer by the intravenous injection of colloidof lead, brought with him a supply of the lead solution for the treatment of cases in the General Hospital, Brisbane, and also at Diamantina Hospital for Incurables?

2.   If so, will the Minister cause inquiries to be made into the effects of the treatment, and, if it was successful, will he arrange for solution, as prepared by Messrs. Crooks, London, to be made available for cancer treatment in various centres of the Commonwealth?

Senator Sir WILLIAM GLASGOW - The answers are -

1.   It is understood that Dr. Paul brought from England a supply of colloidal lead.

2.   This preparation is now being tried at the principal hospitals in Adelaide Melbourne and Sydney. The results of these investigations will be awaited with interest.

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