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In the January and February 1948 issues of Cancer Research, Hoster, Dratman, Craver, and Rolnick published their review, "Hodgkin's Disease—1832-1947." In 78 pages they summarized progress over the previous 115 years, as reported in 572 articles. The cause of the disease was unknown. The Jackson and Parker histopathologic classification had been introduced only 3 years earlier. Staging of the disease was based solely on clinical findings and on a limited number of radiologic examinations. Two and a half pages were devoted to radiotherapy, and although Gilbert's theory on the radiocurability of Hodgkin's disease was known, the importance of his hypothesis
Hodgkin's Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:464. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-3-464_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(3):464.
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