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100 years ago: ‘Is cancer a parasitic disease?’ Practitioner February 2021;265(1845):30

100 years ago: ‘Is cancer a parasitic disease?’

21 Feb 2021Registered users

Leyden and Mauneyne have reported two cases of cancer of the stomach in doctors, one of whom swallowed vomited matter from a cancer patient by mistake, and died of cancer of the stomach, and the other did the same thing voluntarily in order to show that cancer was not contagious, and promptly developed cancer. 

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