Medicine: Cancer and Electricity

The first experiments were not conclusive, but they were promising; working for the U. S. Public Health Service in a Harvard laboratory at Boston, Dr. Joseph William Schereschewsky rubbed tallow on the legs of mice until experimental cancer developed. To those mice he applied high frequency electrical currents and in 30 mice the cancerous growths subsided. Other mice the current killed, Dr. Schereschewsky thinks, because he did not know the curative current frequency. But he is not certain. There may be other factors.

Last week Dr. A. M. Simpson, of the U....

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