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July 1940

BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA: WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO RESULTS WITH ROENTGEN THERAPY

Author Affiliations

CHICAGO

From the School of Medicine of the Division of Biological Sciences, University of Chicago.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1940;66(1):39-49. doi:10.1001/archinte.1940.00190130049003
Abstract

The increasing interest in carcinoma of the lung, which has been aroused by the rising incidence of that disease during the past three, and especially the last two decades, has brought forth many publications concerning its various features. The clinical, diagnostic, pathologic and therapeutic aspects have been classified by a number of competent observers. Recently Simons1 in his excellent monograph "Primary Carcinoma of the Lung" exhaustively surveyed the present kowledge and opinions about bronchogenic carcinoma.

There is little or nothing new which we can add to the clinical manifestations and diagnosis of the disease from our own experiences with a fairly large group of patients. Our experiences essentially substantiate the observations of others. The data obtained on 88 patients, as shown in tables 1 to 6, are presented to round out our report and add whatever weight they may to what has already been said, rather than to raise

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