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January 17, 1972

X-ray Seminar

JAMA. 1972;219(3):388. doi:10.1001/jama.1972.03190290074031

To the Editor.—  This issue of The Journal contains the final number of the X-RAY SEMINAR series which was begun in 1961 under the guidance of Dr. Laurence L. Robbins. Judging by the number of requests received from all over the world, this ten-year-old feature of The Journal has been a very popular one. In addition to the requests for individual Seminars, several teaching centers as well as individuals left standing orders, periodically renewed, requesting that a reprint of each Seminar be automatically sent to them. This popular demand resulted in a collection of the first 100 cases of this series.1It seems that a brief historical note regarding the X-ray Seminar at the Massachusetts General Hospital might be appropriate at this time. They were begun at some time prior to 1927 when Dr. George W. Holmes was Radiologist-in-Chief. During 1938 and 1939, Dr. James R. Lingley published a