T. E. JONES, M.D.
While we feel at the present time that whenever possible the best treatment for cancer of the rectum is some type of radical operation, there remain two classes of patients to whom we must offer some alternative treatment: first, those who are in an inoperable condition; and second, those who refuse the radical operation. There are a considerable number in the latter class who must command our attention, for if we do not offer another therapeutic measure they will immediately become the prey of quacks. We have therefore resorted to the use of radium in the treatment of these two
JONES TE. Treatment of Carcinoma of Rectum by Radium1: (Presentation of Case). Ann Intern Med. 1927;1:13–16. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-1-13
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(1):13-16.
Colorectal Cancer, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hematology/Oncology.
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