AANS/CNS SECTION
ON TUMORS

Neuroscience (general)


Links to (free) historical articles published in Nature Reviews Neuroscience


Malcolm Macmillan’s Phineas Gage page; discussions and references re:  Gage and brain surgery, Gage and lobotomy


International Brain Research Organization  -- general history of neuroscience


International Society for the History of Neuroscience – a scholarly society which publishes the Journal of the History of the Neurosciences


Nobel Prizes in neurosciences, with links to brief biographies


History of Phrenology on the Web
 – an extensive site


Neuroscience History Archive – UCLA


ditto – archive of neuroscience history images on the web

 

Neurosurgery, especially tumor neurosurgery


Neurosurgical Focus issue on brain tumor surgery


Cyber Museum of Neurosurgery.  Includes an exhibit on the Cushing Tumor Registry


CyberMuseum – History of organized neurosurgery.  Links to full text of 3 articles about the history of organized neurosurgery.


CyberMuseum – list of historical articles from Neurosurgery and Journal of Neurosurgery.


CyberMuseum – list of historical articles about Harvey Cushing.


Full text of the Fulton biography of Harvey Cushing (1946)


CyberMuseum – photo journal of life on Cushing’s service


Biography of Louise Eisenhardt, including material on the Cushing Tumor Registry

 

History of cancer and oncology


American Cancer Society – Lengthy, primarily a lay perspective

History of Radiation Oncology

 

History of medicine in general

http://medhist.ac.uk/index.html
MedHist – gateway to Internet medical history -- Wellcome Institute in London

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/index.html
National Library of Medicine – History of Medicine

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/browse.html
National Library of Medicine – Historical Anatomies – multiple classical anatomies (i.e. Vesalius) scanned in at a high level of detail – phrenology books as well. 

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/projects/bysubject.html
National Library of Medicine – Online Exhibits – about 50 exhibits from the library

http://wwwihm.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/gw_44_3/chameleon?skin=nlm&lng=en
National Library of Medicine – searchable index of 60,000 historical medical images

http://indexcat.nlm.nih.gov
online index to the Index-Catalog of the Surgeon General’s Library – best index to 19th century medical literature

http://www.mcgill.ca/osler-library/
Osler Library at McGill

http://www.collphyphil.org/mutter.asp
Mutter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia – best remaining 19th century American anatomical museum

http://www.rcseng.ac.uk/museums/galleries
Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England.  Includes searchable index “SurgiCat”

http://www.countway.harvard.edu/warren/index.shtml
Warren Anatomical Museum, Countway Medical Library, Harvard University
Repository of Phineas Gage’s skull

General interest

http://www.samugliestdog.com/
self-explanatory.