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Control of Growth Factors and Prevention of Cancer

  • Michael B. Sporn

Part of the ESO Monographs book series (ESO MONOGRAPHS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Michael B. Sporn
    Pages 1-1
  3. David L. Page, William Dupont, William H. Rodgers
    Pages 3-13
  4. Hinrich Gronemeyer, Pierre Chambon
    Pages 15-26
  5. Bernd Groner, Roland Ball, Daniela Taverna, Michael Schmitt-Ney, Nancy Hynes
    Pages 27-36
  6. Michael B. Sporn, Anita B. Roberts, Adam B. Glick, Phyllis H. Luckert, Morris Pollard
    Pages 37-49
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 75-76

About these proceedings

Introduction

It is now apparent that several fields of investigation are converging upon each other as the goal of finding a practical way to prevent cancer is pursued. The present monograph represents the efforts of an interdisciplinary ESO Task Force that was convened to assess interactions of peptide growth factors and steroid-like molecules in the prevention of cancer. Each of the participants in the Task Force represents a differentscientific discipline, and the monogrph is intended to be a synthesis of their different approaches to the common problem of cancer prevention. It is hoped that the reader will find this monograph to be of use in the evaluation of both preclinical and clinical approaches to the major issues that face us in chemoprevention. It is clear that prevention of cancer is an idea whose time has come, and the problem now is to implement the most effective approaches toward achieving the desired goals.

Keywords

Chemoprävention Neoplasien Retinoide Steroide breast cancer cancer cancer prevention chemoprevention hormones preneoplasia prevention retinoids steroids

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael B. Sporn
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of ChemopreventionNational Cancer InstituteBethesdaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-77383-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-77385-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-77383-9
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