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value, positive or negative, if particulars of the injections used, their tryptic and amylolytic strengths, and their doses had been given. There has been more than one injection of inert “ trypsin “ upon the market, and all that one really knows from Mr. Carless’s published statement is that he had “ treated and seen treated” other cases of undoubted cancer, with something or other bearing the label “trypsin.” That the preparations used contained active ferments, and how much per cubic centimetre, are facts not ascertainable from the published statement. The preparations employed by Dr. Scott are named in his report, and, if it were needed by the preparations in question, the writer could swear in a Court of Justice that these injections did contain very active ferments, as he had often tested them.
1. Rice, Clarence C. “Treatment of Cancer of the Larynx by Subcutaneous Injections of Pancreatic Extract (Trypsin).” Medical Record, New York, November 24, 1906, pp. 812-816.
2. Wiggin, Frederick H. “Case of Multiple Fibro-Sarcoma of the Tongue.” Journal of the American Medical Association, December 15, 1906, pp. 2003-2006. N.B.—Nine months later the patient was examined by two hospital physicians, found free from malignant disease, and cured. A copy of their certificate is in the writer’s possession.
3. Scott, Charles C.: “A Case of Malignant Tumour of the Caecum.” General Practitioner, December 21, 1907, pp. 803-805.
4. Golley, F. B.: “Two Cases of Cancer treated by the Injection of Pancreatic Extract.” Medical Record, New York, December 8, 1906, pp. 918-919.
Golley, F. B. : “ Two Cases of Cancer treated with Trypsin.” Supplementary report to the foregoing in Medical Record, May 8, 1909, pp. 804-805. At the above date the one patient was in “ fairly good health,” the other—apparently a “ scirrhus “ cancer of the bowel—