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Article
July 10, 1948

LATE RESULTS OF RADIUM THERAPY FOR CARCINOMA OF THE UTERINE CERVIX

Author Affiliations

Rochester, Minn.

From the Section on Radium Therapy, Mayo Clinic.

JAMA. 1948;137(11):935-942. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890450015004
Abstract

The first recorded case in which cancer of the uterine cervix was treated at the Mayo Clinic with radium occurred in 1915. To date, an experience of thirty-two years has accumulated. One of us (H. H. B.) has had an active share for twenty-eight years in this special work. In no little part the experience of many workers in this field of endeavor is reflected in the study. The material contained in the tables used in this paper was furnished by the Division of Biometry and Medical Statistics of the clinic, and the inferences and statements made are based on our experience with cancer of the uterine cervix.

The first division of this study concerns the method or methods of management in these cases and indicates the source of the cases for the statistical data. The second division concerns important data about the disease and the third division concerns important

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