REMOVAL OF TESTES IN TREATMENT OF MELANOMA

@inproceedings{Howes1943REMOVALOT,
  title={REMOVAL OF TESTES IN TREATMENT OF MELANOMA},
  author={William E. Howes},
  year={1943}
}
To the Editor:— The clinical note "Malignant Melanoma of the Choroid with Extensive Metastasis Treated by Removing Secreting Tissue of the Testicles," by William P. Herbst, published inThe Journal, June 26, assumes that removal of the testes for melanoma may be followed by temporary clinical improvement as shown by the progress of the case reported following orchiectomy. The following summary represents an example in which removal of the testes had no clinical effect in delaying the rapid… CONTINUE READING