On the Use of Arsenic in Cancerous Complaints

THOMAS SEWALL
1815 The New England Journal of Medicine and Surgery and the Collateral Branches of Science  
JL he celebrated empiric, Peter Davison, whose pretensions to the cure of cancers have of late excited so much interest in the minds of the community in this part of the country, has recently visited this town. He has here bad a large number of applicants labouring under cancerous complaints, some of which were well defined, and had long resisted the ordinary modes of treatment. A number of these, he has treated with complete success ; and nothing but time is wanting to prove, that these cures
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doi:10.1056/nejm181504010040203 fatcat:ay5ohwm3hzgmfkuc3aaz4sxwiy