A Recent Advance in the Knowledge of Cancer

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    Abstract

    A COMPLETE presentation of the doCtrine of the gametoid nature of malignant growths and of the grounds upon which that doctrine rests is contained in the first report on the cytological investigation of cancer, recently published. The papers dealing with this subject have appeared in various publications, commencing with the original communication to the Royal Society by Farmer, Moore, and Walker in 8903, and they are here collected together and prefaced by an account of maiotic phenomena generally. and a detailed comparison of those phenomena with the changes observed in cancer-cells.

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