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Cancer: What Everyone Should Know About It.

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By TOBEY JAMES A.. , Dr. P. H., Fellow, American Public Health Association; Associate Fellow, American Medical Association; Member, American Society for the Control of Cancer. With introductions by BLOODGOOD JOSEPH COLT. , M.D. and MENCKEN H. L.. . 323 pages with 17 illustrations. Alfred A. Knopf; , New York: , 1932.. Price, $3.00.


Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(1):149. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-6-1-149_1
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Cancer, What Everyone Should Know About It, is written, as the title indicates, particularly to inform the laity about cancer. The author has taken pains to explain all medical terms and procedures in detail. Dr. Tobey describes the nature of cancer and gives its history throughout the ages. A chapter is devoted to brief life stories of famous persons who had cancer, as the Bonaparte family, Presidents Grant and Cleveland, and many others. In giving the types and locations of cancer it is stated that cancer of the stomach is the most serious form of the disease, causing about one-third

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