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November 25, 1911

Data on Uterine Cancer Patients Wanted

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West Spruce Street, Philadelphia.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(22):1782. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260110282024

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To the Editor:  —With the approval of a number of prominent gynecologists of this city, I am gathering statistics on uterine cancer from a new aspect; with the hope that some deductions of value may be made from a long series of cases. I am not a physician myself, but I have printed blanks which I will be glad to send to any physician who will have his patients fill them out. They are printed in the simplest form possible, so that they may be filled out by the patients themselves, thus relieving the physician of that labor, except that he is requested to supply the diagnosis of the case on the last page after the blanks have been otherwise fully filled by the patient. All suggestions of cancer have been studiously avoided, and the blank contains a statement to the patient that a study is being made of nervous

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