PRINCIPLES GOVERNING THE LOCAL TREATMENT OF CARCINOMA OF THE BLADDER

@inproceedings{KeyesPRINCIPLESGT,
  title={PRINCIPLES GOVERNING THE LOCAL TREATMENT OF CARCINOMA OF THE BLADDER},
  author={Edward Lawrence Keyes}
}
Bladder tumors are interesting only as they are malignant. What, then, is meant by "malignant"? In the broadest sense, malignancy is that characteristic in a tumor which makes it threaten life unless it is destroyed or excised. The pathologist finds that certain cellular characteristics are associated with varying degrees of malignancy, and he has taught us to appeal to him for a decision as to whether a tumor is benign or malignant, and, if the latter, as to its degree of malignancy. But… CONTINUE READING

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