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May 14, 1932


JAMA. 1932;98(20):1756-1757. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730460060026

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Professor Forssell and the Campaign Against Cancer  Prof. Gösta Forssell of Stockholm has, of late years, carried on, in a most praiseworthy manner, a crusade against malignant tumors. He and three of his assistants, Berven, Heymann and Reuterwall, addressed recently the Berlin Medical Society. A large body of foreign physicians attended the meeting.Forssell spoke on the organization of the cancer crusade in Sweden; Berven on the radiologic treatment of cancer of the mouth; Heymann on the radiologic treatment of tumors of the female genitalia, and Reuterwall on the anatomopathologic experiences at the Stockholm radiologic institute, which was established by Forssell in 1910, and is known throughout the world as the Radium Hemmet (Radium Home). The speakers were listened to with great attention by the large audience. The Swedish ambassador was present. Geheimrat Goldscheider warmly welcomed the foreign guests and emphasized the friendly relations that have long existed between the

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