Cancer: Hodgkin's Hope

Medical researchers are gradually isolating parts of the complex of diseases loosely called cancer, and almost to their own surprise, they find that they are achieving survivals of at least five and ten years for a heartening number of patients. In cancer cases, such remissions are considered tantamount to cure. Last week at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan an internation al gathering of radiologists heard that this improvement is now being accomplished for many victims of Hodgkin's disease and related cancers. The higher cure rate, they heard, can be extended not only to greater numbers of Hodgkin's patients,...

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