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NEW AND SUCCESSFUL MODE
CERTAIN FORMS OF CANCER.
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A PRACTICAL AND SYSTEMATIC DESCRIPTION
OF ALL THE VARIETIES OF THIS DISEASE,
AND FROM TUMOURS, ETC., ASSIMILATING THEM.
ALEXANDER MARSDEN, M.D., F.R.C.S.E.,
SURGEON TO THE CANCER HOSPITAL, LONDON AND BROMPTON, AND TO THE ROYAL FREE HOSPITAL,
GRAY'S INN ROAD, LATE SURGEON TO THE AMBULANCE CORPS BEFORE SEVASTOPOL, ETC. ETC.
Dedicated to the Committee of Management of the
It is to your exertions and excellent management that the Cancer Hospital owes its present prosperous position; and it is to you I owe the opportunities I have had of studying this disease on an extensive scale (6,000 cases). It affords me the greatest pleasure to thank you for the liberal means you have always placed at the disposal of your medical staff for the benefit of the patients—no restrictions of any kind having been placed on the use of expensive medicines, surgical appliances, nutritious diet, wine, &c., making your institution resemble a Home for the Sick more than an ordinary hospital; and while you have invariably afforded us every opportunity of trying all new modes of treatment, you have always protected us and our patients from the host of pretenders