JOHN W. DEVORE, M.D.; CHARLES A. DOAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In a group of 440 patients with biopsy-confirmed diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease and treated in The Ohio State University and University of Oklahoma Health Center Clinics (1939-1955), the familial incidence of multiple lymphomata has been found to be greater than is reported in previous similar series. The excellent review by Mazar and Straus1 of the marital and familial incidence of Hodgkin's disease has summarized most of the published cases in which two or more members of one family have had Hodgkin's disease, and includes those families previously reported by Hoster2 from this clinic. These families, and those published in the
DEVORE JW, DOAN CA. STUDIES IN HODGKIN'S SYNDROME. XII. HEREDITARY AND EPIDEMIOLOGIC ASPECTS1. Ann Intern Med. ;47:300–316. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-2-300
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(2):300-316.
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