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Effect on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on Moloney sarcoma virus inoculated mice

  • Anna D. Inglot
  • Emilia Oleszak


Chronic administration of phenylbutazone, flufenamic acid and a new, potent non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent ITF (3-methyl-5-benzoyl-amino-isothiazole-4-carboxy-p-ethoxyphenylamine) to BALB/c mice inoculated with a Moloney sarcoma virus resulted in a stimulation of tumor growth and increased severity of disease. This treatment, however, had no effect on the spontaneous regression of tumors. Indomethacin in a dose of 5.0 or 2.5 mg per kg suppressed the MSV-induced tumor growth, but this effect was apparently connected with the high toxicity of this drug for mice.


Toxicity Tumor Growth Sarcoma Indomethacin High Toxicity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna D. Inglot
    • 1
  • Emilia Oleszak
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Tumor Viruses, Department of Tumor Immunology, Institute of Immunology and Experimental TherapyPolish Academy of SciencesWrocŀaw(Poland)

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