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Author Hunter-Craig, I. ♦ Newton, K. A. ♦ Westbury, G. ♦ Lacey, B. W.
Source British Medical Journal (The BMJ)
Content type Text
Publisher British Medical Journal Publishing Group
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Abstract Of 19 patients with proved metastases from malignant melanoma treated by inoculations of smallpox vaccine, intradermal deposits disappeared completely in six out of ten cases. Five of these remained well 2 to 22 months after initial treatment. The response was limited strictly to the site of inoculation. The mechanism of action of vaccinia virus in malignant melanoma is not clear.
Description Citation Reference: British Medical Journal
ISSN 00071447
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1970-05-30
e-ISSN 14685833
Journal British Medical Journal (The BMJ)
Volume Number 2
Issue Number 5708
Page Count 4
Starting Page 512
Ending Page 515

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Source: British Medical Journal (The BMJ)