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Title: Mémoire avec un précis de plusieurs observations sur le cancer. In: Mémoires de l'Académie Royale de Chirurgie. Tôme VII, pp. 223-310.
Description: Paris, Delaquette, 1715. 12mo. w.engr. front. and woodc. vign. o.t. Clf. (b.g.; spine-ends dam.). (I, 432 pp.). Bayle & Th. II, 220/1: L. (1685-1770) was a Paris surgeon and a famous lithomist: Hirsch III, 715: G&M 2607: 'L.'s important discussion on cancer for the first time discarded the humoral conception of the disease. He regarded cancer as a local disease in its early stage and knew that it spread via the lymphatics to regional nodes, and from there into the general circulation. He described with great clarity the path of metastasis in breast carcinoma, including involvements of the lungs.': Wolff I, 61/3: 'Die Arbeit...ist als eine für die damalige Zeit hervorragende zu nennen; ... er (hat) den lokalen Charakter einiger Hautkrebse nachgewiesen.':

Keywords: Oncology medicine oncology

Price: EUR 545.00 = appr. US$ 592.33 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 1677