Medicine: Cancer

Published last week was the quarterly American Journal of Cancer with 680 pages of cancer news. Items:

Liver No Cause. An idea exists in France and the U. S. that eating liver (invaluable treatment for pernicious anemia) may arouse cancer or stimulate existing cancer. The idea seems to have sprung from research which found that experimental cancers grew faster in liver-fed mice and rats than in rats and mice fed on fresh uncooked muscle, vegetables, wheat or meat. Dr. William Hewy Woglom of Columbia University sought to check this research. He liver-fed seven dozen rats diseased with four kinds of cancers, concluded:...

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