Launch of NCI Physician's Data Query (PDQ)

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Title: Launch of NCI Physician's Data Query (PDQ)
Description: From left: Donald A. Lindberg, MD, Director, National Library of Medicine, Daniel Ihde, MD, Chairman of PDQ Editorial Board, Susan M. Hubbard, former Director, International Cancer Information Center, National Cancer Institute. On stage at the January 31, 1985, press conference announcing the launch of Physician's Data Query (PDQ). PDQ is a computerized information system developed by the National Cancer Institute to disseminate up-to-date information on cancer. Launched in 1985 and initially intended only for physicians, PDQ was an innovative system that allowed users to search and retrieve information without the need to know specialized computer language.
Subjects (names): Susan Hubbard
Topics/Categories: Historical -- Events
National Cancer Institute -- People
Type: B&W, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Unknown Photographer
Date Created: January 31, 1985
Date Added: May 30, 2007
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