A New and Successful Mode of Treating Certain Forms of Cancer. to Which Is Prefixed a Practical and Systematic Description of All the Varieties of This Disease

A New and Successful Mode of Treating Certain Forms of Cancer. to Which Is Prefixed a Practical and Systematic Description of All the Varieties of This Disease

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... be remarked that I used the paste to a much larger surface at once than I recommend. I was guided in this by the appearance of the disease; and the result justified the means; but I cannot advise those not thoroughly experienced in this treatment to depart from the rule laid down in an earlier part of this volume. Case No. 15.--James A., labourer, set. 57, from Peters Chalfont, Bucks, admitted into the Cancer Hospital May 24th, 1865; discharged, quite well, June 28th. Notes of Case.--A warty epithelial cancer, the size of a shilling, at the base of the nose, close to the inner angle of the left eye; is a healthylooking man, temperate, and always enjoyed good health; says he has been suffering from the disease six years. It began as a small pimple, without pain, and has gradually attained its present size. None of his relatives have suffered from cancer, nor is he aware of having injured the part in any way. Drawing A, plate V., was taken on his admission. The arsenical paste was then applied to the disease; some swelling and inflammation of the surrounding parts was caused, but no great pain. Bread-and-water poultices were applied, and the disease sloughed away on the 7th of June. (Drawing B was taken June 5th). Simple dressing was applied, and the ulcer healed, forming a healthy cicatrix. He left the hospital June 28th, quite well. (Drawing C was taken June 26th). Case No. 16.--The following is introduced, not as an example of this treatment, for it was not used, the case being hopeless when he entered the hospital, but as an extraordinary example of unchecked medullary cancer, and to illustrate the fact that cancers which in their earlier stage appear small and trifling, later on become most formidable. Joseph N., set. 28, from Oldham, was...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236551737
  • 9781236551733