BEATRICE D. SPECTOR
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To the editor: An international registry was established 3 years ago to collect clinical and pathological material on persons diagnosed as having naturally occurring immunodeficiency diseases who subsequently developed cancer. The Immunodeficiency-Cancer Registry (ICR) has used a system of voluntary reporting and literature review to collect the 200 cases on file at present. Because immunodeficiency diseases have become better known to the medical community in recent years, it is likely that many additional cases of cancer in immunodeficient patients have been diagnosed without being published or reported to the ICR. Physicans who have information on individuals with this rare association
SPECTOR BD. Tumor Registry: Immunodeficiency Disease and Cancer. Ann Intern Med. 1976;84:609. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-84-5-609_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;84(5):609.
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