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Cancer: the problem of early diagnosis

Contributor(s):
American Cancer Society.
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Publication:
[Washington, DC] : The Society, c1949
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Neoplasms
Abstract:
This film is an overview of the five most deadly forms of cancer and emphasizes the need for early detection. It shows the symptoms, maturation, examination, and effective treatment including the surgery for breast, cervix, stomach, rectum, and lung cancers. It gives statistics and mortality rates for each type. It also includes a dramatization of the 1881 first stomach cancer operation performed by Dr. Billroth in Vienna, Austria. Film says simple mastectomies have no place in cancer operations.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Extent:
032 min.
Color:
Color
Sound:
Sound
Provenance:
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
8500732A (See catalog record)
Contributor(s):
American Cancer Society.
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Publication:
[Washington, DC] : The Society, c1949
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Neoplasms
Abstract:
This film is an overview of the five most deadly forms of cancer and emphasizes the need for early detection. It shows the symptoms, maturation, examination, and effective treatment including the surgery for breast, cervix, stomach, rectum, and lung cancers. It gives statistics and mortality rates for each type. It also includes a dramatization of the 1881 first stomach cancer operation performed by Dr. Billroth in Vienna, Austria. Film says simple mastectomies have no place in cancer operations.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Extent:
032 min.
Color:
Color
Sound:
Sound
Provenance:
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
8500732A (See catalog record)