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March 12, 1932

Tumors of Bone.

JAMA. 1932;98(11):913. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730370053032

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This is the first book published under the auspices of the American Journal of Cancer. It is a welcome visitor and, it is hoped, will be the precursor or forerunner of others. The volume reflects many of the teachings of the authors' great teacher, Bloodgood, who gave them the opportunity and material. The work covers completely the field of bone tumors and is based on a study of more than 3,600 cases. It gives in detail the clinical picture, roentgenologic features, prognosis, treatment and pathology of the various neoplastic entities. A separate complete chapter is devoted to each type of tumor. Special emphasis is placed on differential diagnosis and the interpretation of roentgenograms. A summary is included in every chapter. The illustrations serve as an atlas of bone tumors. In the foreword, by Dean Lewis, the statement is made that in any case in which a mutilating operation is to