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—The San Francisco County Medical Society was addressed, January 13, by Drs. Frederick L. Reichert on "The Dawn of Gastric Surgery, the Semicentennial of Billroth's First Pylorectomy"; Henry Harris, "Henry Gibbons, M.D., Physician, Savant and Moralist," and William Dock, "Tercentenary of the Introduction of Cinchona."—The San Francisco Pathological Society was addressed, January 14, by Drs. Otto H. Pflueger on "Carotid Body Tumor" and Raymond J. Millzner, "Diagnosis of Malignancy by Study of Ascitic and Pleural Fluids"; Dr. William Ophuls also addressed the meeting.—The Alameda County Medical Society was addressed, January 19, by Drs. Nathaniel A. Cary, Oakland, on "Angioma of the Spine"; Frank S. Baxter, Oakland, "Streptothrix Throat Infections," and Karl Meyer, Ph.D., San Francisco, "Prevention
Medical News. JAMA. 1931;96(4):276-280. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720300046019