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First Radium Patients

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Title

First Radium Patients

Subject

Radium--Therapeutic use.
Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928
Abbe, Truman, 1873-1955

Description

Papers outlining Truman Abbe's first experiments with using radium to treat patients. Taken from a scrapbook of radium-related documents compiled by Robert and Truman Abbe.

Creator

Abbe, Truman, 1873-1955

Source

"Earliest Sale of Radium in America," scrapbook from the Robert Abbe Papers held at the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

ca 1910

Contributor

Abbe, Robert, 1851-1928

Identifier

2000_004

Coverage

early 20th Century

Original Format

letter, 4 pages

Citation

Abbe, Truman, 1873-1955, “First Radium Patients,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 20, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/4354.