Reference numberRR/12/393
TitleReferee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on a paper 'An attempt to cultivate parasitic protozoa from malignant tumours, vaccinia, molluscum contagiosum, and certain normal tissues, together with infection experiments carried out with the culture media, and a note on the treatment of cancer' by Samuel George Shattock and Charles A Ballance
Date27 May 1895
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, as an abstract. The results of the experiments are 'entirely negative', and without accompanying statements or considerations. The authors' theory has been found to be erroneous.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1895]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1895.0046 Vol.58 1895
Related records in the catalogueRR/12/392
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929); zoologist1847 - 1929
NA1456Shattock; Samuel George (1852 - 1924)1852 - 1924
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