Cancer

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Lea & Febiger, 1915 - Cancer - 332 pages
 

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Page 220 - Gross diagnoses of lymphatic glands are of no value except in advanced carcinoma of the glands. "4. The duration of symptoms bears no apparent relation to the size and extent of involvement in the lymphatic glands. "5." The average age at operation and sex bear no direct relation to the glandular involvement. "The positive conclusions may be summarized as follows : "1. The average loss of weight increases with the increase in extent of glandular involvement. "2. The immediate hospital postoperative...
Page 220 - The size of regional lymphatic glands bears no apparent relation to the size of the primary lesion in the stomach.
Page 301 - There is much evidence that the so-called 'hypernephromata' do not arise (according to Stoerk's hypothesis) from proliferations of the adult secreting epithelium of the convoluted tubules. "4. There is much evidence that the so-called 'hypernephromata' do arise from islands of nephrogenic tissue (primitive renal blastema). Such tissue is sometimes present in the adult kidney, and appears capable of forming tumors of the non-infiltrating, mixed-cordon, tubular, papilloform, and sarcoma type so characteristic...
Page 221 - The surgeon who desires to treat early carcinoma must depend upon the microscope in the hands of an experienced pathologist for early carcinomatous lymphatic involvement. "6. The diagnosis of early carcinomatous involvement requires extensive experience in the study of the so-called precarcinomatous reaction of lymphatic glands.
Page 321 - Influenced by these considerations the writer concludes from this study that teratoma testis arises from sex cells in the neighborhood of the rete, whose normal development into spermatogonia has been suppressed but whose potencies remain intact and ready to express themselves in the various forms of simple or complex teratomata.
Page 66 - What's the use? It always returns." In fact, it had long been believed, even by good surgeons, that a recurrence was, as the name implies, a return of the cancer after it had been completely removed. The present and more hopeful belief, and undoubtedly it is the correct one, is that the original malignant growth was not entirely removed. In other words, the recurrence is a definite and direct continuation of the original growth, of which at least a microscopic part was not removed. When the original...
Page 106 - JUDD 15 advanced cases have failed to improve the results. Knowing that practically every case of cancer of the breast has associated with it some degree of chronic cystic mastitis and that many of the best authorities believe the condition occurring in women of the cancer age will become malignant in more than half the cases, we...
Page 301 - adrenal rests' are probably of Wolffian origin. " 2. There is almost no evidence, embryological or histological, in support of Grawitz's hypothesis that the so-called 'hypernephromata' have their origin in adrenal rests. "3. There is much evidence that the so-called 'hypernephromata' do not arise (according to Stoerk's hypothesis) from proliferations of the adult secreting epithelium of the convoluted tubules. "4. There is much evidence that the so-called 'hypernephromata' do arise from islands of...
Page 234 - Gaping at the pylorus ; (b) Obstruction of the pylorus. 3. Advanced position of the six-hour meal. 4. Absence of peristalsis from involved areas of the wall of the stomach. 5. Diminished mobility; loss of flexibility. 6. Diminution in size of the stomach.
Page 201 - any malignant growth, whether sarcoma or carcinoma, involving and filling the antrum, is best treated by excision of the entire upper jaw.

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