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By A. J. Phillips

ISBN-10: 3662001594

ISBN-13: 9783662001592

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ISBN-13: 9783662001615

The 1st variation of this Monograph on melanoma Detection used to be released through the Inter­ nationwide Union opposed to melanoma (U.I.CC) in 1966. due to the fact that that point the Committee respon­ sible for that Monograph has received substantial event during the association of a cervical screening programme in Santiago, Chile and a symposium at the evaluate of mass screening programmes in Sheffield, England. the data got from those actions, including the sensible recommendation from individuals and the advent of recent concepts of melanoma detection have triggered the Committee to revise thoroughly the 1966 book. it's the wish of the overseas Union opposed to melanoma that this revision will end up important to all international locations concerned about or considering melanoma detection programmes. because the Chairman of the melanoma keep an eye on fee in which the Committee on melanoma Prevention and Detection features, I enjoy acknowledging their dedi­ cation and energy within the coaching of this file. The Committee individuals are: * Dr. A. J. PHILLIPS (Chairman) - Canada Dr. D. A. BoYES - Canada Dr. M. GAITAN-YANGUAS - Colombia * Dr. R. GERARD-MARCHANT - France * Dr. J. KNOWELDEN - England Dr. B. MACMAHON - U.S.A. Dr. M. MONTERO - Chile Dr. T. MORK - Norway Dr. B. TERRACINI - Italy * editorial committee within the practise of the record the Committee used to be assisted by way of Dr. ] OHN WAKEFIELD, a member of the UI.CC Committee on Public schooling. E. C EASSON M.D.

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Only the microscopic examination can decide the nature of the disease. The signs and symptoms of this site of the disease may be described as follows: cancers of the penis always begin as small but definite lesions of a wart, ulcer, sore, swelling or discharge often with a long history. More often, however, the foreskin cannot be retracted and the condition remains undiscovered until the tumour ulcerates. Attention to improved penal hygiene and circumcision soon after birth have been shown 2. Scrotum Although cancer of the scrotum is relatively rare, approximately half as frequent as cancer of the penis, its occurrence in pitch, tar and bitumen workers is recognized.

Slides are stained according to current laboratory techniques: Papanicolaou, May-Grunwald-Giemsa, Hematoxylin-Eosin, Silver carbonate, Shorr, Supravital staining, Feulgen reaction, etc. All have advantages and disadvantages. PAPANICOLAOU'S staining technique is preferred to any other because it assures cytoplasmic transparency, cellular differentiation and emphasizes the morphologic changes affecting the nuclei. malignant cells from those of normal cells. All these procedures and the electronic devices are not yet considered efficient methods.

However, it can and should be followed also by practicing 25 specialists, clinics, health centers, and hospitals. a) In persons above the age of 45 who come periodically for a general health examination, the scheme should include an annual X-ray examination of the chest. Fluoroscopy is not recommended for this purpose. Chest film (postero-anterior and lateral) is superior because of its greater sensitivity and because it provides a permanent record that can be compared with the results of previous and subsequent examinations.

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