IRWIN L. STOLOFF, M.D.; THOMAS J. LATTIMORE, M.D.
In this era of poor prognosis for stomach cancer we felt it would be encouraging to report the history of a patient who survived three separate stomach resections, each for carcinoma of the stomach. Little has been uncovered in this particular case which gives any insight into the mysteries of cancer; yet we feel that a collection of such peculiar case histories, in which a patient develops multiple tumors of an organ, may yield a common denominator in unraveling the riddle of individual susceptibility to cancer and individual resistance to such tumors once they appear.
The case seems worth reporting
STOLOFF IL, LATTIMORE TJ. EPISODIC STOMACH CANCER1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:1284–1288. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-6-1284
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(6):1284-1288.
Gastric Cancer, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hematology/Oncology.
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use