SCARSDALE, N.Y. — A pioneer in the field of chemotherapy has died.

Mary Holland says her father, Dr. James F. Holland, died Tuesday at the age of 92.

Holland shared the prestigious Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research in 1972.

He was a past president of the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

The society’s chief executive officer, Dr. Clifford Hudis (HUH’-dihs), says Holland was instrumental in efforts that helped attain an 80 percent survival rate for children with a once-incurable form of leukemia.Pioneer in chemotherapy field has died

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