Anti-inflammation in spontaneously arising animal cancers

  • S. Normann
  • M. Schardt
  • E. Sorkin
Part of the Inflammation: Mechanisms and Treatment book series (FTIN, volume 4)


Animals bearing transplanted cancers have defective monocyte accumulation both in the primary tumour and at distant sites 1–5. Activated macrophages possess anti-tumour effector activity6–9. Consequently, an antiinflammatory effect which alters the ratio of macrophages to tumour cells may interfere with host resistance and contribute to progressive cancer growth.


Murine Leukemia Virus Macrophage Response Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia Tumour Appearance Lymph Node Immersion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Normann
    • 1
  • M. Schardt
    • 2
  • E. Sorkin
    • 2
  1. 1.USA
  2. 2.Switzerland

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