CONLEY H. SANFORD, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Some years ago, interest in primary malignant disease of the liver was stimulated by finding at necropsy a few cases in which the correct diagnosis had not been made clinically. A review of the records of patients with this disease in the John Gaston Hospital was undertaken with a hope that common factors might be found that would enable one to make the diagnosis clinically in a higher percentage of cases. With the advent of the war, this work was interrupted and has only recently been resumed.
Similar studies have been carried out by others. Strong and Pitts1 reported 55
SANFORD CH. PRIMARY MALIGNANT DISEASE OF THE LIVER1. Ann Intern Med. ;37:304–312. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-2-304
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(2):304-312.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Disease.
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