Influence of the Host on Tumor Development

  • Ronald B. Herberman

Part of the Cancer Growth and Progression book series (CAGP, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Ronald H. Goldfarb, Kenneth W. Brunson
    Pages 1-4
  3. Peter Badenoch-Jones, Ian A. Ramshaw
    Pages 5-15
  4. E. Frederick Wheelock, Takeshi Okayasu
    Pages 16-17
  5. H. E. Kaiser
    Pages 20-26
  6. H. E. Kaiser
    Pages 27-29
  7. Frederick Meins Jr.
    Pages 37-41
  8. C. B. Thomas
    Pages 59-65
  9. Victor J. Ferrans, Jean-François Bernaudin
    Pages 66-73
  10. Thomas Y. Woo, Jeffrey P. Callen
    Pages 74-86
  11. James D. Cotelingam, Darryl Patrick, Harold R. Schumacher
    Pages 87-97
  12. James H. Hays, John T. O’Brian
    Pages 98-122
  13. Irma H. Russo, Jose Russo
    Pages 123-132
  14. Kenneth W. Brunson, Ronald H. Goldfarb
    Pages 133-138
  15. Kenneth W. Brunson
    Pages 162-170
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 179-191

About this book


It is widely recognized that the host response to tumor munotherapy of experimental metastases in animal systems progression is an important determinant in cancer growth which are beginning to be developed for ultimate clinical and progression. Indeed, as indicated in Volume I of this trials of human cancer metastasis. series, the process of cancer growth and progression, leading This volume explores a variety of host properties that to tumor invasion and metastasis, is dependent upon the influence tumor development including dormancy, regress­ complex, dynamic interactions between the properties of the ion, and recurrence. In addition, current knowledge of the tumor as well as the properties of the host. While Volume III response of the central nervous system to cancer, cardiac of this series reviews in great detail the influence of tumor and pulmonary complications, dermatologic effects and development on the host, this volume emphasizes the in­ hematologic complications of malignancies is presented. fluence of the host on tumor development. These host re­ The endocrine and metabolic function of cancer patients, as sponses include host anti-tumor immune reactivity, tumor well as the production of hormones by tumors is also review­ dormancy, cachexia, multiple endocrine and paraneoplastic ed.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ronald B. Herberman
    • 1
  1. 1.Pittsburgh Cancer InstitutePittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7643-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-2530-4
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