Fever in Cancer Treatment: Coley's Therapy and Epidemiologic Observations

  title={Fever in Cancer Treatment: Coley's Therapy and Epidemiologic Observations},
  author={G. S. Kienle},
  booktitle={Global advances in health and medicine},
In the fall of 1890, an athletic, self-possessed, and thoughtful 17-year-old girl, who had just returned from an adventurous trip to Alaska where she had hurt her hand in a trivial accident, went to see a young, innovative surgeon in his new practice in New York City. Barely out of Harvard Medical School, he was a rising star in New York surgical circles, and the young woman asked him for help with her poorly healing, swollen, and naggingly painful injury. This visit had a far-reaching effect… CONTINUE READING
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