1960’s

1960’s

Announcement Date: July 21, 1961

Founder, Ian M. Smith inspects CARE Mobile Medical Clinic for India.

Summary of 1960-1969

  • Emergence of mobile mammography as a breast-examination tool to find and treat cancerous tumors at early, curable stages.
  • Introduction of mobile chest X-rays to view patients lungs and to determine a host of respiratory diseases, including tuberculosis and cancer.