June 1972

Sixth National Cancer Conference Proceedings.

Author Affiliations

Washington, DC


By American Cancer Society, Inc; National Cancer Institute. Price, $12. Pp 891. JB Lippincott Co, E Washington Sq, Philadelphia 19105, 1970.

Arch Intern Med. 1972;129(6):1008-1009. doi:10.1001/archinte.1972.00320060156050

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This volume is a compilation of the Proceedings of the Sixth National Cancer Conference held in Denver in September 1968. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Inc and the National Cancer Institute, the meeting was devoted to discussions of basic problems and advances in cancer surgery, lymphomas, leukemias, breast cancer, genitourinary cancer, radiation therapy, female pelvic cancers, cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, skin cancers, cancer chemotherapy and hormone therapy, head and neck cancers, skeletal tumors, soft part tumors, and lung cancer.

Each of these topics is dealt with in an appropriate section of the book which contains the papers presented at these various sessions. The spectrum of etiology, diagnosis, and management of the specific tumor-types are discussed and advances in chemotherapeutic, surgical, and radiotherapeutic management are presented. The papers are easy to read, concise, clearly presented, and each is well illustrated with figures, photomicrographs, charts, and tables. This volume can be

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