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February 24, 1940

Cancer of the Larynx

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By Chevalier Jackson, M.D., Sc.D., LL.D., Consultant in Broncho-Esophagologic Research, Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, and Chevalier L. Jackson, A.B., M.D., M.Sc., Professor of Broncho-Esophagology, Temple University Medical School. Cloth. Price, $8. Pp. 309, with 239 illustrations. Philadelphia & London: W. B. Saunders Company, 1939.

JAMA. 1940;114(8):683. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810080055032

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Abstract

The authors in the preface explain the division of the book into three parts under the headings of procedures, general considerations and historical notes as being an attempt to furnish information from three different points of view. In the first instance their aim is to present briefly such practical information as may be applicable to a particular case in hand. The second division provides a broader basis for study, for comparison of results by methods and for expanding the reader's knowledge through a discussion of pathology, diagnosis, borderline cases and subjects that are still of a controversial nature. The third part of the book is designed to round out the picture by detailing the historical development of our knowledge of this fascinating subject. Needless to say, the authors have done a good job. Stripped of nonessentials, the consensus of our present day knowledge of cancer of the larynx is presented

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