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The importance of this book is expressed in the preface by a quotation from Lord Moynihan, who wrote in 1908, "The surgery of malignant disease is not the surgery of organs, it is the anatomy of the lymphatic system."
The authors have studied the relations between the various primary cancers and the regional lymph vessels and lymph nodes for more than 20 years in the Laboratory of Surgical Pathology at Columbia University. The results of their studies have been gathered in this book to help physicians and surgeons who care for patients with cancer to understand the problem and to
The Lymphatics in Cancer.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;78:990–991. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-6-990_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(6):990-991.
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