"The Patient"
credited to E. Mayne Hull
Short Fiction 1943 1,800 words

Description

A doctor working on a cure for cancer has an unsettling conversation with a mysterious visitor.

Included In
Out of the Unknown 1948
The Sea Thing and Other Stories 1970
English
Unknown Worlds magazine
1943 October Street & Smith
pulp Vol 7, No 3 164 pages $0.25

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First appearance

This issue also contained The Book of Ptath.

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1 illustration by
F. Kramer

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Science Fiction Adventures in Mutation anthology
edited by Groff Conklin
1955 Vanguard Press
hardback code: ? 316 pages $3.75

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Abridged in 1965 as Selected Stories from Science Fiction Adventures in Mutation (Hull's story is included).

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Selected Stories From Science-Fiction Adventures in Mutation anthology
edited by Groff Conklin
1965 June Berkley Medallion
paperback F1096 174 pages $0.50

cover artist: unknown

Abridged reprint of Science Fiction Adventures in Mutation (Hull's story is included).

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101 Science Fiction Stories anthology
edited by Jenny-Lynn Waugh & Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg
1987 June Avenel
hardback 0-517-60669-0 651 pages $7.98

cover artist: unknown

Reprinted as The Giant Book of Science Fiction Stories.

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The Giant Book of Science Fiction Stories anthology
edited by Jenny-Lynn Waugh & Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg
1992 Magpie
trade 1-85487-150-1 651 pages £3.99

cover art by
Jim Burn

Originally published as 101 Science Fiction Stories.

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