Joseph-Claude-Anthelme Récamier (1774-1852): forerunner in surgical oncology.

Androutsos, G; Karamanou, M; Stamboulis, E; Tsoucalas, G; Kousoulis, AA; Mandelenaki, D; (2011) Joseph-Claude-Anthelme Récamier (1774-1852): forerunner in surgical oncology. Journal of BUON, 16 (3). pp. 572-6. ISSN 1107-0625

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Professor J.C.A. Récamier (1774-1852), the undisputed founder of modern gynecologic surgery, had also excelled in the field of oncology. In particular, he performed the first successful vaginal hysterectomy for cancer; he conducted extensive research on cancer metastatic process and he was the proponent of a cancer treatment method by compression.

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Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
PubMed ID: 22006773
Web of Science ID: 295563900035


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