KATHARINE R. BOUCOT, M.D., F.A.C.P.; DAVID A. COOPER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WILLIAM WEISS, M.D.
The Philadelphia Pulmonary Neoplasm Research Project was begun in 1951, primarily to study the natural history of lung cancer with special emphasis on the chronologic relationship between symptoms and roentgenographic changes. Over the next four years, 6,137 men 45 years of age or older were enrolled. To our knowledge, this is the first such study done on a statistically significant group of older men. A preliminary report published in 19551 covered the first 3,945 men who had joined the Project; there were 37 proved primary lung cancers among them. This interim report is concerned with the entire group of 6,137
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BOUCOT KR, COOPER DA, WEISS W. THE PHILADELPHIA PULMONARY NEOPLASM RESEARCH PROJECT: AN INTERIM REPORT(THE PHILADELPHIA PULMONARY NEOPLASM RESEARCH PROJECT: AN INTERIM REPORT*†)(THE PHILADELPHIA PULMONARY NEOPLASM RESEARCH PROJECT: AN INTERIM REPORT*†). Ann Intern Med. 1961;54:363–378. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-3-363
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(3):363-378.
Hematology/Oncology, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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