Medicine: Tumor

C. T. Troutman, sufferer from tumor of the brain, was under treatment at the Fort Wayne Hospital, Indiana. Surgeons despaired. An operation, they declared, was hopeless. The patient went to Dr. Charles H. Frazier, Director of the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, an institution where operations are performed which command medical attention and newspaper notoriety. For five hours and forty minutes, Troutman was under the knife; six surgeons and physicians, with their assistants, were in action. The patient was so weak that ether could not be administered; a local anesthetic dulled the pain but not the mind of Troutman, who, throughout the...

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