Medicine: One Lung

Doris Yost, 3, was just another case of intrathoracic cancer when she entered Johns Hopkins Hospital two months ago. By last week, when her parents took her home to Keyser, W. Va., she had become a rare incident in U. S. surgical history —survivor of an operation by which an entire lung had been cut out.

Many a person has had a cancerous lobe of a lung excised. Many a tuberculous patient has had a useless lung collapsed. But only once has a U. S. surgeon cut out an entire lung with success. That was last April, when Surgeon Evarts Ambrose Graham...

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