IRWIN L. STOLOFF, M.D.; THOMAS J. LATTIMORE, M.D.
In this era of poor prognosis for stomach cancer we felt it would be encouraging to report the history of a patient who survived three separate stomach resections, each for carcinoma of the stomach. Little has been uncovered in this particular case which gives any insight into the mysteries of cancer; yet we feel that a collection of such peculiar case histories, in which a patient develops multiple tumors of an organ, may yield a common denominator in unraveling the riddle of individual susceptibility to cancer and individual resistance to such tumors once they appear.
The case seems worth reporting
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STOLOFF IL, LATTIMORE TJ. EPISODIC STOMACH CANCER(EPISODIC STOMACH CANCER*). Ann Intern Med. 1955;42:1284–1288. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-6-1284
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(6):1284-1288.
Gastric Cancer, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hematology/Oncology.
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