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|Collection:||Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection|
|Interviewee:||Montague, Eleanor Dino, M.D.|
|Title:||Eleanor Dino Montague Oral History Interview 1|
|Date:||April 6, 2000|
|Abstract:||Dr. Montague discusses her career at MD Anderson and the people that influenced the emerging field of oncology. She talks about her decision to study medicine, her decision to focus on breast cancer, and the opportunities and challenges of being a woman in a predominiately male field. Another topic addressed is the leadership of Dr. Gilbert H. Fletcher.|
|Format:||1 streaming video file and 1 interview transcript|
|Interview Length:||1 hour, 45 minutes|
|Language:||Materials are in English|
|Repository:||Historical Resources Center, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
Born in Genoa, Italy, Dr. Montague was raised in Pennsylvania. She received her M.D. from the Female Medical College of Pennsylvania (now known as the Medical College of Pennsylvania) in 1950. She then spent two years in Japan, where her husband was stationed in a MASH unit, and where she also worked as a radiologist. Upon her return, she completed her residency in Radiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. She then began an American Cancer Society fellowship at MD Anderson’s Radiotherapy Department in 1959. Dr. Montague has been a member of the staff at MD Anderson since 1961, and became a Professor of Radiotheraphy in 1973.
|Restrictions on Access:||Portions of this interview have been redacted for privacy concerns. Please see Archivist for details.|
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Montague, Eleanor D., ‡d 1926-
Fletcher, Gilbert H. (Gilbert Hungerford), 1911-
Fuller, Lillian M., 1923-
Grimmett, Leonard G.
Tapley, Norah duV., 1921-
Dodd, Gerald D., 1922-
|Subjects (Organizations):||University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center -- history
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Division of Radiotherapy
Breast Neoplasms -- therapy
Breast Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Radiology Department, Hospital
|Provenance:||Interview conducted between Dr. Eleanor Dino Montague and Dr. Louis Marchiafava on April 6, 2000 in Houston, Texas.|
|Preferred Citation:||Eleanor Dino Montague Oral History Interview 1, April 6, 2000, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.|
|Processing Information:||Oral history was edited by Elvira Lynn Alayon, UNT Intern, Summer 2011.|