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    Harvey Cushing Typed Letter Signed. "Harvey Cushing". One page, 8.5" x 5.5". Boston, Massachusetts; July 5, 1916. On Peter Brent Brigham Hospital letterhead, the "father of modern neurosurgery" writes to John A. Stewart, acknowledging a letter he received the previous month. Dr. Harvey Cushing (April 8, 1869 - October 7, 1939) was an American surgeon, and pioneer in the field of brain surgery. Aside from serving in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War I, in 1932, Cushing became the first person to describe Cushing's Disease, a group of symptoms associated with increased cortisol secretion.

    Condition: Smoothed folds, with light toning, and slight soiling from handling.


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    April, 2016
    5th Tuesday
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