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October 20, 1906

THE INFLUENCE OF X-RAYS IN THE TREATMENT OF LEUKEMIA AND HODGKIN'S DISEASE, WITH A REPORT OF TWO CASES.

Author Affiliations

ANN ARBOR, MICH.

From the Medical Clinic of Dr. Dock, University Hospital.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(16):1262-1265. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.25210160026001j
Abstract

Since the therapeutic value of x-rays in Hodgkin's disease and leukemia is still in the experimental stage, and requires the report of more cases which have been under careful observation and treatment for longer periods of time, in order to arrive at definite conclusions, the two following cases are submitted with their detailed histories, and results of treatment; together with an account of some experimental observations concerning the action of x-rays on the blood and urine in leukemia.

HODGKIN'S DISEASE: REPORT OF A CASE WITH A SYMTOMATIC CURE. 

Patient.  —Mrs. R. came to the medical clinic of Dr. Dock, May 13, 1904, because of nodules in the sides of the neck and pain in the neck and thorax.

History.  —The patient's family history is negative. She has had measles, scarlet fever and three attacks of "la grippe." Five years ago she noticed a mass on the left side

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