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After considering the normal anatomy and histology of the larynx and pharynx, and the gross and histologic characteristics of the malignant lesions affecting them, the author analyzes the technic employed and the end results achieved in 280 cases treated between 1919 and 1928. The results of the last five years are distinctly better than those of the first half of the decade under investigation. The operable cases were treated surgically, and in a small percentage by a combination of surgery and radiation. Radium was used in some cases. Coutard's method of irradiation as developed at the Paris Radium Institute under the leadership of Regaud was the favored technic employed by the Zurich clinic. The statistical report of the survivals does not encourage too much optimism, but it is a hopeful sign that the failures are so carefully analyzed. It may be said that a distinct advance has been made in
Archiv und Atlas der normalen und pathologischen Anatomie in typischen Röntgenbildern. Maligne Pharynx- und Larynxtumoren: Zürcher Erfahrungen.. JAMA. 1932;98(14):1214. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730400092044