PARIS, France--Dr. Bernard Fisher, Distinguished Service Professor
of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, was presented with the Third
Claude Jacquillat Award for Achievement in Clinical Oncology at
the Fifth International Congress of Anti-Cancer Chemotherapy.
Established in 1991 in memory of Claude Jacquillat, a leader in
clinical cancer research, this award honors those who have made
outstanding contributions in the treatment of cancer patients.
'Man of Courage'
The award statement called Dr. Fisher's contributions inspiring
and quoted Dr. George Canellos, past president of the American
Society of Clinical Oncol-ogy: "Dr. Fisher will stand tall
as a man of courage who, throughout his career, used science to
challenge tradition, as well as a man of dedication who improved
the lives of women with breast cancer."