A note from history: Landmarks in history of cancer, part 1

  title={A note from history: Landmarks in history of cancer, part 1},
  author={Steven I. Hajdu},
  • S. Hajdu
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Medicine
  • Cancer
Review of the earliest written descriptions and reports of cancer show that ancient physicians and surgeons made gradual progress in understanding cancer. It became clear to most of them that early detection and complete removal, before the cancer became ulcerated, afforded the best outcome. Cancer 2011. © 2010 American Cancer Society. 
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With all the advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers, very little betterment could be demonstrated in the overall survival of patients, and by the end of the 1930s, cancer became the second most common cause of death in the United States.
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case of the text volume where a great many matters are scattered throughout the commentary (cf. p. 37 of the Persian text). A separate enumeration of the works consulted would also be welcome, as
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