There is extensive literature on cancer widely distributed in many books and journals. Much of the work has been done by specialists, and the results of their work, due to its technical nature and language, have been largely incomprehensible to practicing physicians caring for patients with cancer. The purpose of the author of this volume was to gather as many of the significant scientific data as possible and to present them in an understandable way to the physician, with interpretations based on the author's wide clinical experience. The results have been successful. Many thousands of references have been consulted, and the results have been digested and presented in an interesting and scholarly manner.
The book has been organized in three main divisions, namely, the characteristics, the development, and the treatment of cancers of animals and man. In the first section the nature of the disease, statistics, pathology and biochemistry of