Cancer; Its Study and Prevention

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Lea & Febiger, 1915 - Cancer - 332 pages
 

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Page 222 - 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 post-operative mortality is in direct proportion to the amount of glandular involvement.
Page 221 - The size of regional lymphatic glands bears no apparent relation to the size of the primary lesion in the stomach.
Page 302 - 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, papilliform, and sarcoma type so characteristic of the so-called
Page 322 - 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 67 - 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 39 - 3 to 5 " 5 to 10 " Over 10 years Total 1,241 1,228 2,469 — — — Males.
Page 221 - 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:
Page 35 - 6 to 12 ,, 1 to 2 years 2 to 5 „ 5 to 10 ,, Over 10 years 3,758 1,269 507 170 123 70 7 1,042 203 83 16...
Page 107 - 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 302 - 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 nephrogenic tissue (primitive renal blastema).

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