WILLIAM A. HENKIN, M.D.
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In recent years, because of its undoubted increase in incidence and because early recognition may lead to cure by pneumonectomy, bronchogenic carcinoma has become an increasingly important clinical entity.
This report is based on the study of a series of 36 autopsied cases of bronchogenic carcinoma seen at the Brooklyn Cancer Institute between 1937 and 1945.
The literature of the past 10 years is replete with references to the question: Has a real increase in lung cancer been proved? The question has been reviewed exhaustively in the comprehensive monographs by Fried1 and Simons.2 Analysis of a total of 62,802
HENKIN WA. BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA—A CLINICAL-PATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF 36 AUTOPSIED CASES SEEN AT THE BROOKLYN CANCER INSTITUTE BETWEEN 1937 AND 1945, INCLUSIVE*. Ann Intern Med. 1947;27:243–260. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-27-2-243
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(2):243-260.
Hematology/Oncology, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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