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Article
May 1968

Progress in Clinical Cancer, vol 2.

Author Affiliations

Madison, Wis

 

By Irving M. Ariel, MD, FACS. Price, $15.75. Pp 375. Grune & Stratton, Inc., 381 Park Ave S, New York 10016, 1966.

Arch Intern Med. 1968;121(5):484-485. doi:10.1001/archinte.1968.03640050094037

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Abstract

This volume is a collection of reviews primarily by surgeons from New York and Minnesota dedicated to Dr. Owen H. Wangensteen, their teacher. Dr. Irving M. Ariel has edited these into a readable and coordinated form that provides a current review for the physician interested in cancer. This type of volume is not too helpful for the average practitioner but provides a current reference source for the hospital library.

Dr. Harris Busch, from the Department of Pharmacology at Baylor University, provides a worthwhile chapter on the molecular biology of cancer. The discussion on blood flow to tumors is a study with radioactive microspheres where in 14 human carcinomas the postinjection concentration of normal to tumor tissue varied from 2.5:1 up to 30:1. If it is true that chemotherapeutic drugs are not specific but randomly effect any cell in deoxyribonucleic acid synthesis, then this information on poor blood supply in cancer

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