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October 26, 1963

Cancer of the Female Reproductive Organs.

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New York

 

By Alfred I. Sherman. 338 pp. $13.75. C. V. Mosby Co., 3207 Washington Blvd. St. Louis 3, 1963

JAMA. 1963;186(4):441-442. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03710040167025

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Abstract

This is an excellent addition to the rapidly growing library of monographs on gynecological malignancy. It is highly colored by the personal views of the author, an experienced teacher, but this adds flavor to a fairly comprehensive and lucid exposition of this subject. It will be useful for both undergraduate and graduate students.

The introductory chapters afford a glimpse into the rapidly evolving sciences of radiobiology and radiation physics. The later clinical chapters are balanced by the presentation of the pathological, radiological, and surgical aspects of these problems in a mature and logical fashion that indicates a seasoned approach to this subject. The chapter on cancer of the cervix, comprehensive and lucid, is especially good in this respect. It surely will convince the reader that a broad understanding of several disciplines of medicine are required for the most expert management of gynecological cancer.

This monograph is notable for the orderliness

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