An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

PEYRILHE, Bernard

2 entries
  • 2608

Dissertatio academica de cancro.

Paris: apud De Hansy juniorem, 1774.

Peyrilhe was the first to attempt an experimental study to determine the nature of cancer. He injected fluid from human mammary cancer into a dog; however, the dog howled and aggravated his housekeeper, who drowned it. Peyrilhe recognized for the first time the essential unity of the many different forms of cancer. French edition, 1776. English translation, London, 1777. Digital facsimile of the 1774 edition from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: ONCOLOGY & CANCER
  • 6374.12

Histoire de la chirurgie depuis son origine jusqu’a nos jours. 2 vols.

Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 17741780.

Dujardin seems to be the first European to discuss acupuncture within its historical context as an ancient remedy still found to be of practical value. His section on Chinese and Japanese medicine appears on pp. 75-104 of Vol. 1, and includes reproductions of Ten Rhijne’s plates. Volume 2 was edited by Bernard Peyrilhe. Digital facsimile from BnFGallica at this link.



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Acupuncture (Western References), Chinese Medicine , Japanese Medicine, SURGERY: General › History of Surgery