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August 30, 1947

Progress in Gynecology

JAMA. 1947;134(18):1575-1576. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880350059026

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One of the justifications for this volume is "... at this particular time for the purpose of refreshing and bringing up to date those medical men who have spent the last years in the armed forces of their country and who have been far removed from the practice of the diseases of women." To this end the editors laid special emphasis on the endocrine system, neoplasms and operative technics. The book is divided into sections, each on a symposial basis. The authors of each chapter are for most part well known and acknowledged authorities. Meigs and Sturgis deserve credit for the organization and placement of the respective papers.

Many of the chapters are unusually well done for a book of this purpose. Special credit is due such authors as M. Edward Davis on gonadotropins, U. J. Salmon on androgen therapy, Richard W. TeLinde on "intraepithelial carcinomas," Louis K. Diamond on the

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