F. R. Philps

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OWING to recent improvements in surgical technique the chances of successful intervention in bronchial carcinoma have much improved, and the need for early diagnosis has correspondingly increased. The early recognition of mahgnancy, however, may be very difficult and it is hoped that the method described in this paper may be a help towards diagnosis. It(More)
THE examination of sputum for carcinoma cells can only be considered a diagnostic method of clinical value if false positive diagnoses be avoided and cases wrongly thought suggestive of carcinoma reduced to a minimum. The method cannot be used to exclude carcinoma as it is evident that malignant cells may not be found if they are present only in small(More)
CLUMPS of vacuolated cells occasionally present a problem when sputum is examined for carcinoma cells. Fragments of tissue containing vacuolated cells are frequently seen in carcinoma, and have been described by a number of workers (Dudgeon and Wrigley, 1935; Wandall, 1944; Bamforth, 1946; Philps, 1954a), and though the cells composing the clump usually(More)
THE following two cases, one of primary adenocarcinoma in the lung, and one probably ofpulmonary metastasis from adenocarcinoma ofthe colon, are considered worth recording as they help to complete the outline given in the communication published in the last edition of this journal (Philps, 1954). It was then stated that no photograph was available of(More)
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