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Tumors of the Pancreas

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(Atlas of Tumor Pathology Section VII—Fascicles 27 and 28. ). By FRANTZ VIRGINIA KNEELAND. , M.D., Professor of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University; Attending Surgical Pathologist, Presbyterian Hospital, New York. 149 pages; 26 X 20 cm. (paper bound). Published by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology; under the auspices of the Subcommittee on Oncology of the Committee on Pathology of the Division of Medical Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Washington, D. C.: 1959.. Price, $1.50 (for sale by the American Registry of Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington 25, D. C).

Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(3):626-627. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-53-3-626_2
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Tumors of the pancreas may interrupt health and well being because of size, by predisposing to pancreatitis, by metastasizing to vital areas or by inducing systemic disturbances such as phlebothrombosis or hypoglycemia. Tumors of the pancreas are cause for complaint because of their effect on the pancreas itself or its effect upon contiguous and continuous structures. Tumors of the pancreas may arise in the pancreas proper or in ectopic pancreatic masses. These and other considerations are ably expounded by Dr. Frantz in this, the twenty-seventh fascicle of the Atlas of Tumor Pathology.

In this fascicle, Dr. Frantz having presented a




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