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1928). Addresses on Surgical Subjects. Philadelphia & London, p . 215. Smithers, D. W. (i960). A Clinical Prospect of the Cancer Problem. Edinburgh & London, p. 150 [47] The Drift and Dissolution of Language MACDONALD CRITCHLEY CBE, MD 22 September 1964 Medicine owes to Hughlings Jackson the inceptive glimpses into the psychology of expressive disorders. His first reflections upon this subject appeared in print just a century ago (Jackson 1864). He looked upon aphasia, not so much as a focal cerebral deficit, as a taking apart' of a complex symbolic eadowment, namely language.

The rapid appearance of multiple pulmonary métastases following a hasty amputation for an osteogenic sarcoma has been noted many years ago. Ferguson (1940), in an analysis of 400 cases of osteogenic sarcoma, separated them in two groups. Those where amputation was performed within the first six months from the onset of the disease ('early amputation') gave only 5% with five years' freedom from symptoms. In the case where the amputation was delayed for more than six months 34% were free from symptoms for five years.

The screening of thousands of antibiotics for anticancer activity has added so far two compounds, actinomycin D and mitomycin C whose tumour-inhibitory action has been used clinically. Actinomycin D has proved of considerable value in Wilms' tumour, synovial sarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma, especially in conjunction with radiotherapy, as, besides its direct effect, it increases the radiosensitivity of tumours. A very large number of plant extracts have been examined for possible antitumour action.

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