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July 9, 1898

A NOTE ON THE TREATMENT OF CARCINOMA OF THE UTERUS.

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PROFESSOR OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, RUSH MEDICAL COLLEGE, IN AFFILIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO.

JAMA. 1898;XXXI(2):63-68. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.92450020019002c

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Abstract

The improvement in the condition of several cases of uterine cancer under the treatment herein described seems to me worthy of record. The idea of curing cancer by means of remedial agents has never found lodgment in my mind. Many patients have inoperable cancers; many others can not pay for the surgical operations in vogue for cancer today, and remain at home and suffer horribly till death comes to them as a welcome visitor. To such people, the treatment by the carbid of calcium will be a blessing. In two cases, the first ones treated by this agent, there was such a complete abolition of the trilogy of symptoms so characteristic of uterine cancer, viz.: discharge, odor and hemorrhage, one could easily be tempted to call them cures, did I not feel that I ought to wait at least two years for a possible return

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