Medicine: Frozen Cancers

Young Dr. Temple Sedgwick Fay, head of the neurology department at Philadelphia's Temple University, tackles his medical problems with humor as well as imagination and boldness. Six years ago, while working on a cure for epilepsy by dehydration and exercise (TIME, May 22), he spent his spare time writing a best-seller on the comic adventures of an intern, entitled My First Baby. There he confessed that his greatest joy was clanging ambulance bells in the middle of the night.

Last week, Dr. Fay turned up at the St. Louis meeting of the American Medical Association with a method of relieving the searing...

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