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The problems of making early detection of malignant disease a more universal practice are those of education of the general practitioner, automation of certain laboratory studies, and enlightenment of the public. If any of the above mechanisms are inoperative, the process of early detection of cancer fails. This monograph describes briefly but adequately the major aspects of early cancer diagnosis, namely, incidence figures, high-risk groups, and laboratory and clinical procedures. This part occupies about 60% of the book length. Unfortunately, the editors made the type extremely small and failed to illustrate the material so as to appeal to the general
Cancer Detection.. Ann Intern Med. ;67:475. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-2-475_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(2):475.
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