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September 23, 1922

La Roentgenthérapie des Tumeurs Malignes en Oto-Rhino-Laryngologie.

JAMA. 1922;79(13):1070-1071. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640130062033

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Abstract

In a small, compact volume, the authors give a comprehensive account of the subject of roentgenotherapy of malignant tumors of the ear, nose and throat. An excellent historical review is first presented, from the discovery of the roentgen rays by Roentgen in 1896, to the report of Moore and Hautant at the French Congress of Otolaryngology in 1921. The principal authors and a number of abstracts of the work which appeared during this period are given, so that the reader gets a fairly complete idea of the whole subject in the space of fifteen or sixteen pages. The technic of irradiation and of the methods of obtaining the sections for diagnosis is described, and accurate instructions are given to avoid injury to the part which might favor the extension of the malignant growth. The next chapter deals with the clinical facts, and shows the results in the treatment by means

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