Cancer in Childhood by John R. Evans M.D., D.Phil. (Oxon.), F.A.C.P., F.R.C.P.(C)

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By John R. Evans M.D., D.Phil. (Oxon.), F.A.C.P., F.R.C.P.(C) (auth.), John O. Godden M.D., C.M., M.Sc.(Med.), F.R.C.P.(C), M.A.(Educ. Th.) (eds.)

Viewed as contributions to carrying on with clinical schooling, many medical conferences disappoint simply because, even if software committees plan with care, compile very good college and disclose them to their friends, to different physicians and to deal with employees. the influence is evanescent. conferences dissipate a lot specialist time and public cash to stimulate the fairly few who attend. as a result the dictum "Hold a symposium and achieve a number of hundred; move a court cases and achieve the realm. " regardless of this dictum, many organizers of clinical conferences turn away from the booklet of court cases. insisting that lecturers won't take part in the event that they need to organize publishable manuscripts and, in the event that they do conform to organize them, will hold up for months or, from time to time, won't come via in any respect. notwithstanding, this can be a question of association and backbone: e. g . . a few application chairmen make the money of charges and honoraria contingent upon receipt of a publishable manuscript. Cox and his colleagues in Australia went one greater: they equipped the 1st overseas melanoma convention in Sydney in November 1972 and released a two-volume complaints ("Melanoma and dermis melanoma" and 'The Nature of Leukemia") ahead of the conferences all started. As Dr. Cox notes, "This preprinting of the whole papers freed every one speaker from the need of recounting huge amounts of information in order that every one paper can be opened extra speedily and provocatively after which defended in dialogue" (Report of the overseas melanoma convention, Med J a listing, I: 12-33, June 24, 1972).

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Alive 4 yr. No. Pts. Alive 4 yr. 53 41 28 35 (66%) 22 (54%) 18 (64%) 11 39 15 3 (27%) 8 (20%) 5 (33%) Group IV Group V No. Pts. Alive No. Pts. Alive I - 3 9 9 4 2 1 - 1 1 - *One patient with group unknown. The Effect of Involvement of Lymph Nodes or Vein on Results. Another possible reason for the lack of decrease in recurrence rate in children receiving actinomycin-D. could be that they had more extensive disease than those who did not receive it, although all patients were in Group I or II. Involvement of the renal vien or hilar nodes was more common in the patients who received actinomycin-D.

Considering that, on the average, a general practitioner sees only one child with a tumor every 20 years, it is perhaps surprising that they reach hospital so early. A recent analysis showed that there was a delay only in the diagnosis of the CNS tumors and in those of the cervical lymph nodes. The numbers who would have lived by virtue of earlier diagnosis and present therapy must be very small. What is the effect of treatment? Most of the survivors had surgery or a combination of surgery with radiotherapy.

Luke's Hospital, Chicago; Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore; Tulane-Charity Hospital, New Orleans; Touro Infirmary, New Orleans; Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany; Izaak Walton Killam Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia; St. Christopher's Hospital, Philadelphia; Saskatoon Cancer Clinic, Saskatchewan; Medical University of South Carolina; and Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit. This study would not be possible without the contributions they make, and the co-ordinating and administrative assistance supplied by the American Academy of Pediatrics which sponsors the Study.

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