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April 1928

X-Rays and Radium in the Treatment of Diseases of the Skin

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1928;17(4):577. doi:10.1001/archderm.1928.02380100131015

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All dermatologists will be glad to learn of the new edition of Dr. MacKee's book on radiotherapy. The first edition appeared in 1921 and promptly became the recognized American handbook on the subject. The popularity of the first edition long ago warranted the appearance of a second. MacKee, however, is one whose work is always characterized by scrupulous care, and doubtless he was unwilling to produce a new edition until he could take the time to give it the most thorough and careful preparation. This new edition will maintain the reputation of the first edition. It brings the subject completely down to date. The work is considerably larger than the previous edition and not only contains all of the latest additions to the technic of the use of roentgen rays and radium, but has considerably expanded the parts on the principles of radiotherapy. In spite of its completeness, however, the

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