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Document of the month: February 2010

"World Cancer Day", 4 February 2010.

The first germ-free environment at Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Houston. "Life Island" is a bed enclosed in a clear plastic bubble and was designed to provide a sterile environment for patients undergoing radio therapy.
Photoreport by Paul Almasy, Houston, USA, 1969.

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