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The Cytologic Diagnosis of Cancer

JAMA. 1950;144(1):75. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02920010077030.
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This book contains a foreword by Joe V. Meigs and Maurice Fremont-Smith of the Department of Gynecology, Harvard Medical School, and its publication is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. A careful reading of the book indicates that Mrs. Ruth M. Graham, who is presumably the chief technician in the cytologic laboratory of the Vincent Memorial Hospital, is the principal author; one wonders why she did not assume the privileges and responsibilities of authorship.

The book presents the subject of the cytologic diagnosis of cancer by means of an atlas of photomicrographs and drawings and a detailed description of the cells. In each section there is a single black and white photomicrograph of a typical histologic section and a low power and a high power photomicrograph of the cells under discussion as they appear in smears, with a drawing of the high power photomicrograph reproduced in full color. These are


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