0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

COMBINED OPERATIONS FOR INTRAORAL AND LARYNGEAL CARCINOMA

OLIVER H. BEAHRS, M.D.; KENNETH D. DEVINE, M.D.; ALBERT H. PEMBERTON, M.D.
AMA Arch Surg. 1953;67(2):215-227. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1953.01260040220010.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

THE MANAGEMENT of intraoral and laryngeal malignant lesions and of metastatic tumors produced by these lesions has been fraught with constant effort to improve a discouraging situation in which, paradoxically, a relatively low rate of cure has been obtained in spite of the fact that widespread metastasis is uncommon even in the later stages of these diseases.1

HISTORICAL REVIEW  According to Butlin and Spencer,2 excision for cancer of the mouth was practiced in the 16th century and even earlier, but utilization of cautery in some form or other was the usual method of treating malignant disease in this region. Excision had been performed frequently enough so that Harris,3 in a lecture to the Royal College of Physicians on Oct. 7, 1720, said:The excision of cancers of the mouth and lips, and especially of the tongue, all involve the greatest danger to life. But if anyone is

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Correspondence

CME
Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Submit a Comment

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();