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April 30, 1938

Medical Uses of Radium: Summary of Reports from Research Centres for 1936

JAMA. 1938;110(18):1515. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790180103035

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This report continues the accounts of fourteen similar earlier reports on the use of radium under the supervision of the Medical Research Council. It discusses results of purely experimental work as well as of the treatment of cancer in a number of hospitals under the direction of local committees. There are sections on cancer of the breast, the uterus, the mouth, nasopharynx, larynx and esophagus and the rectum, on sarcoma, on teleradium therapy and on nonmalignant conditions. The report will interest particularly specialists in the treatment of cancer.

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