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Cancer: the problem of early diagnosis

Author(s):
American Cancer Society.
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Publication Date:
1949
Publisher:
[Washington, DC] : The Society, c1949
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
032 min.
Sound
Color
Subject(s):
Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Neoplasms
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
NLMUID: 8500732A (See catalog record)
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8500732A
Description:
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.
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Stable content
Author(s):
American Cancer Society.
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Publication Date:
1949
Publisher:
[Washington, DC] : The Society, c1949
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
032 min.
Sound
Color
Subject(s):
Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Neoplasms
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 8500732A
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8500732A
Description:
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.
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Stable content