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July 23, 1904

The Treatment of Leukemia and Pseudo-Leukemia with Roentgen Rays.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(4):273-274. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500040041014

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Chicago, July 6, 1904.

To the Editor:  —In The Journal, July 2, 1904, there is a report of a case of leukemia treated with x-rays by Grosh and Stone. The article begins, "In August, 1903, Senn reported an apparent cure of a ease of myelogenous leukemia under the influence of Roentgen rays," and ends, "This report is submitted because of the scarcity of reported cases, in the hope that other workers will soon take up investigations in this field." In the same issue of The Journal there is an abstract from the Muenchener medicinische Wochenschrift on the influence of Roentgen rays on lymphoid tissue, in which it is said, "Heineke adds a note in correcting the proof of his article that his theoretical assumptions have already received confirmation by the news from America that Senn and Crane have cured cases of leukemia and pseudo-leukemia by Roentgen treatment."I have

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