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November 8, 1941

El diagnóstico precoz del cáncer

JAMA. 1941;117(19):1657. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820450081031

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Abstract

In many a Latin American country, where so much remains to be done in the way of medical education of both the professional and the layman, this book will be exceedingly useful. For in gathering together his personal experience on malignant disease the author has done it in such a way that the book turns out to be an excellent summarized treatise on cancer. The nonspecialized doctor and the medical student will find in its pages what is basic, clinically, in the diagnosis, and the layman of a certain cultural level will find in its diagrams and photographs how to get an orientation with regard to the disease. The author gives the statistics of his cases observed in the Ministry of Public Welfare dispensary for early diagnosis of cancer. Among 221 patients there were 185 females and 36 males. The most common location was the uterus (44 per cent), next

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