Late last month, the Detroit-based General Motors Cancer Research Foundation recognized four scientists for their investigations in the fight against cancer with its three annual awards. The cash amount of the three prizes totaled $300,000.

awardees AWARDEES: From left, Joseph F. Fraumeni, Edward E. Hartlow, Jr., GM foundation president Joseph G. Fortner, Freerick P. Li. and Norbert Brock.

The Charles F. Kettering medal for outstanding contributions to the treatment of cancer was awarded to Norbert Brock, 83, former chief of the department of cancer research at ASTA-Werke, a pharmaceutical company in Bielefeld, Germany. The Charles S. Mott medal for outstanding research in cancer causation and prevention was shared by Frederick P. Li, 55, chief of the division of cancer epidemiology and control at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, and Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., 62, director of the epidemiology and biostatistics program at the National Cancer Institute. The Alfred P. Sloan, Jr....

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