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This book is primarily for radio-therapists. The author confines his work to the treatment of malignant disease as carried out at Christie Cancer Hospital and Holt Radium Institute. There is a fine description of the principles of radiation therapy, together with the necessary technical factors, for the intelligent use of radiation. Dr. Paterson gives us the benefit of his great experience with radium. Not only does he describe the use of radium, but also gives minute details for the construction of radium applicators and radium molds. In the experience of the Institute only four types of cancer are considered curable,
The Treatment of Malignant Disease by Radium and X-Rays.. Ann Intern Med. ;30:441. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-2-441_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(2):441.
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