Medicine: Cancer & Hormones

Many of the most alert minds in U.S. medicine were assembled in Atlantic City last week for a give & take on what's new. As usual, much that the researchers had delved for would not make much differ ence to ailing mankind for years to come. But a report to the American Society for

Clinical Investigation, whose members are dubbed "the Young Turks" (TIME, May 19, 1952), bore directly on the current treatment of breast cancer.

Surgeons have been removing the ovaries of women with advanced cancer of the breast on the theory that the...

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