Medicine: Cancer of the Stomach

Few forms of cancer are so terrifying as cancer of the stomach. It is one of the most difficult to detect in its early stages; neglected, it usually proves quickly fatal, and most cases are discovered too late. There are more than 30,000 new cases in the U.S. each year, and by present estimates, only one victim in 100 can expect to be cured.

This situation could be much improved, says Los Angeles' Dr. Lewis Warner Guiss (rhymes with mice). If all the victims could be brought to the operating table promptly, 25 times as many could be saved. The blame for...

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