Medicine: Gland Grafts

Johns Hopkins' Professor Harvey Brinton Stone was cautiously vague last winter when he let it be known that he was successfully transplanting human thyroid and parathyroid tissue by new methods (TIME, Dec. 18). More sure of his methods this year, Professor Stone has been publishing the details of this difficult surgical procedure in the Annals of Surgery. By last week, when he was asked to tell the American College of Surgeons (see p. 35) what he was doing, he had achieved sufficient boldness to pack his whole story into a few simple sentences....

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