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February 1951

Diagnosis and Treatment of Tumors of the Head and Neck.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1951;53(2):240. doi:10.1001/archotol.1951.03750020114018

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The present volume has been written by authors well qualified to discuss the diagnosis and treatment of those tumors of the head and neck which are becoming increasingly prominent in the practice of otolaryngology. Unfortunately, it is believed that the experience of some of the collaborators has not been extensive enough to maintain the general tone of the book on an equally high plane.

The text is rather well written, and the contents of the book are arranged in the following sections: introduction; early development of the head and neck; benign tumors and premalignant lesions of the skin; malignant neoplasms of the skin; benign tumors and premalignant tumors of the lips; cancer of the lips; benign tumors of the oral cavity; malignant conditions of the oral cavity; cancer of the tongue; tumors of the jaws; salivary tissue tumors; tumors of the tonsils, pharynx and base of the tongue, paranasal sinuses,

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