0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Other Articles |

The Results of Radium and X-Ray Therapy in Malignant Disease: Being the Third Statistical Report from the Radium Institute, The Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute, Manchester, Years 1940 to 1944 Inclusive Assessed at 5 Years and 1934 to 1938 Assessed at 10 Years

JAMA. 1951;145(11):853. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920290079029.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

ABSTRACT

The Holt Radium Institute of Manchester has now published three statistical reports of five year periods of experience in the results of their methods of radium and roentgen therapy, mostly for cancer. This institution has been a mecca for radiologists and surgeons seeking improved methods for the application of radium in cancerous diseases and for roentgen therapists intrigued with the "beam direction technic" of repeating the same roentgen dosage factors to the same anatomic area from day to day. Ralston Paterson records that J. L. Dobbie has developed this exact method. Paterson is the director and radiotherapist of this institution. Miss Tod is the associate director and mainly responsible for original technics in the treatment of cancer of the uterine cervix.

Part 1 is a survey of the effects of treatment on malignant disease and the results of radiotherapy on various sites. It includes several pages on methods of cancer

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Letters

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();