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September 1959

Treatment of Cancer and Allied Diseases: Vol. 3, Tumors of the Head and Neck.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1959;70(3):412. doi:10.1001/archotol.1959.00730040420016

This third volume, entitled "Tumors of the Head and Neck," is one of the most comprehensive and illustrative publications available on the subject. It is of particular interest to otolaryngologists, since it provides an over-all perspective of general anesthesia for head and neck surgery, local anesthesia, and pre- and postoperative care of surgery of the head and neck. Many subjects not generally included in books specifically for the otolaryngologist are completely covered in this publication. Among these subjects are lesions of the oral cavity, the lips, the buccal mucosa, the tongue, the floor of the mouth, the tonsil, and the pharynx. Comprehensive discussions of surgical and irradiation therapy are included. All phases of malignancies and their treatment are described and illustrated in this volume. There is a special section for tumors of the ear and larynx and of the neck, including carotid body and other lesions of the neck. This

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