ROBERT T. EAGAN, M.D.
To the editor: After all the articles in the lay press and news media about "cures" of cancer with bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) and other forms of immunotherapy and after receiving more than one phone call at the Cancer Information Center, Northern New England Cancer Project, about "curing" leukemia with active immunization rather than with chemotherapy, it is worth clarifying a paragraph in the recently published UCLA Conference "Recent Advances in Oncology," moderated by Dr. Donald L. Morton, (Ann Intern Med 77:431-454, 1972). The paragraph is on page 435, and the four sentences that need clarifying are as follows: "Seven acute
ROBERT T. EAGAN. Cancer Immunotherapy. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:153–154. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-1-153_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(1):153-154.
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