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|Collection:||Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection|
|Interviewee:||Becker, Frederick F.|
|Interviewer:||Brunet, Lesley W.|
|Title:||Frederick Becker Oral History Interview 1|
|Date:||June 19, 2008|
|Abstract:||Peppered with humorous anecdotes, this interview with Frederick Becker begins with his journey from New York to Houston. He recounts meeting Dr. R. Lee Clark and his decision to become a pioneer of M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Becker then recalls his contribution to shaping the department of pathology and serving as special advisor to Dr. LeMaistre.|
|Format:||1 streaming video file and 1 interview transcript|
|Interview Length:||1 hour|
|Language:||Materials are in English|
|Repository:||Historical Resources Center, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
Dr. Frederick Becker was born on July 23, 1931 in New York City. He received a B.A. from Columbia College and M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. Prior to joining M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Becker was Director of the Department of Pathology at Bellvue Medical Center.
|Restrictions on Access:||No restrictions.|
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Becker, Frederick F.
|Subjects (Organizations):||University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dept. of Pathology|
|Provenance:||Interview conducted between Dr. Frederick Becker and Lesley Brunet on June 19, 2008.|
|Preferred Citation:||Frederick Becker Interview 1, June 19, 2008, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center|
|Processing Information:||Oral history was edited by Jewelry Yep, HRC Intern, March 2011|