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The book deals with cancer in accessible areas or in areas made accessible by surgery. The material is very well illustrated (many of the photographs being in color) and numerous tables summarize the results. The author stresses the importance of adapting the technic of treatment to the clinical condition met with, in order that radiation therapy may be placed on a more rational basis.
A method of gauging the response of the tumor to radiation is described. Serial biopsies are taken and in the sections "cells in the growing portions of the tumor are counted and classified into: (1) mitotic;
The X-Ray Treatment of Accessible Cancer.. Ann Intern Med. 1947;27:842. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-5-842
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