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New Trends in the Treatment of Cancer

  • L. Manuila
  • S. Moles
  • P. Rentchnick

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Marcel Dargent
    Pages 15-29
  3. L. F. Larionov
    Pages 29-54
  4. M. Tubiana, D. Chassagne
    Pages 54-77
  5. George T. Pack
    Pages 77-126
  6. Clarence V. Hodges, Dieter Kirchheim
    Pages 133-142
  7. Oscar Creech Jr., Edward Krementz
    Pages 154-165
  8. Pierre Denoix
    Pages 182-190
  9. Nikolai N. Blokhin
    Pages 190-196
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 197-206

About this book

Introduction

While it is true that certain types of neoplasms, such as those of the pancreas and brain, are still lesions with a grave prognosis, there are many other common cancers for which appropriate treatment can be curative in substantial numbers of patients ..• This hopeful aspect of cancer is insufficiently appreciated, even by the medical profession itself; too many pessimistic patients find themselves consulting equally pessimistic physicians. WHO Expert Committee on Cancer Treatment *. The aim of this monograph is to present the latest information on the treatment of cancer, and the words quoted above from the report of a WHO Expert Committee on Cancer Treatment form an appropriate introduction to the subject. The pessimism to which they refer is still all too often characteristic of the attitude towards cancer and its treatment. The various chapters have been specially written for this monograph by specialists of international repute, and it will be noted that some of them were participants in the meeting of the WHO Expert Committee on Cancer Treatment mentioned above.

Keywords

brain cancer cancer treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • L. Manuila
    • 1
  • S. Moles
    • 1
  • P. Rentchnick
    • 1
  1. 1.GenèveSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-87620-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1967
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-87622-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-87620-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0080-0015
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