A Treatise on Cancer; And Its Treatment

A Treatise on Cancer; And Its Treatment

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...the puccoon paste, spread upon cotton, into the parallel incisions which I made daily into the parts destroyed. On the 23rd all disease was destroyed. August 3rd.--The tumour came out this day. The surface of the sore looks very healthy; no appearance of disease. August 21st.--Miss W called to-day. Being absent for two weeks in France, I find that the disease has reappeared in another part. Applied the puccoon to the part. August 29th.--The disease to which I made application on the 21st came away to-day; however, another fungus has shown itself. I made application to it. September 9th.--Fungus came away; parts looking well. September 25th.--The parts nearly healed. October 7th.--The disease has again reappeared on the upper portion of the sternum, to which I again applied the puccoon. (I may here remark that each reappearance of the disease was never in the same spot, but always more and more to the sternum, as it followed the course of the diseased absorbents). December 1st.--The sore has nearly healed. December 24th.--Miss W, in coming to see me upon the 18th instant, caught a severe cold, which has terminated in rheumatism, and is unable to come to my house. February 1st, 1856.--The ulcer has all healed very nicely, but the rheumatism still continues so bad that she is unable to leave her bed. April 16th.--Dr. Pettigrew and I called on Miss W to-day, and found her very ill from the rheumatism. I have some grave fears as to her recovery, as there appears to be some pulmonary difficulty connected with the case. The breast is quite well, and the cicatrix scarcely observable. April 29th.--Miss W died this morning at seven o'clock. No post mortem was made, so I cannot say what was the immediate cause of death; but upon examining the breast no...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236557263
  • 9781236557261