H. M. LEMON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Recent studies by the New York State Department of Health indicate that, in that area, mammary cancer is the most frequently reported of all human tumors and is the most important single cause of death from cancer.1 As a result of the magnitude of this public health problem and the well known rôle of sex hormones in mammary development, there has been much interest recently in hormonal treatment of inoperable mammary cancer. It has been shown that various androgens and estrogens frequently induce subjective and objective remission of the disease,2 and that oophorectomy,3 total adrenalectomy4 and total hypophysectomy5 may
LEMON HM. CORTISONE-THYROID THERAPY OF METASTATIC MAMMARY CANCER*. Ann Intern Med. 1957;46:457–484. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-46-3-457
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(3):457-484.
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