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December 8, 1906

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON CANCER OF THE UTERUS.SUBMITTED TO THE SECTION ON OBSTETRICS AND DISEASES OF WOMEN AT THE BOSTON SESSION. JUNE, 1906.

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PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(23):1867-1869. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.25210230003001a
Abstract

In the consideration of cancer of the uterus your committee has been impressed by the urgent need of a general plan of public education on many medical subjects. While this section is naturally interested in promoting some effective means of reducing the frightful mortality in cancer of the uterus, each section of the American Medical Association is as intensely intersted in similar work pertaining to matters of public health falling within its province. For this reason your committee has felt the necessity for widening the scope of its duties, and will present to the House of Delegates a plan for the organization of a board of general public instruction. Should this suggestion be adopted, the report on cancer of the uterus, which we present for your consideration, is so framed that it may become an integral part of a general educational plan. Until this question, however, is settled by the

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