Statistics of Cancer

1843 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
on several thousand invalids with all the interest which ownership and a sincere sympathy for suffering humanity could excite, and the results of my observations are these. When taken internally, they are anti-acid, mildly aperient, and freely diuretic and diaphoretic ; but when used as a general bath, their effects are great, and exceed all reasonable expectation. They * These are supposed to have been principally cancers of the breast, which, therefore, might stand :n the table as 198J, a
more » ... able as 198J, a uumbcr comprising cancers in the breast in both sexes.
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