CHICAGO--The American Cancer Society has presented its Humanitarian Award to C. Stratton Hill, Jr., MD, of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The award is given for dedication to thea improvement of cancer control and genuine accomplishment in human welfare.
As an oncologic endocrinologist, and later as associate director of clinics at M.D. Anderson, Dr. Hill helped lay the foundation for what has become the largest oncologic clinic in the world. As director of the Pain Service at M.D. Anderson, Dr. Hill has worked to improve the state of pain control and has earned an international reputation as a leader in this field, working with state legislatures and pharmacy and narcotic boards.