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Peptides and Their Receptors in Oat Cell Carcinoma

  • Terry W. Moody
  • Louis Y. Korman
  • Desmond N. Carney
Part of the GWUMC Department of Biochemistry Annual Spring Symposia book series (GWUN)

Abstract

Oat cell carcinoma or small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) comprises about 25% of the 110,000 new cases of malignant lung cancer each year (Bunn et al., 1977). Many of the patients are responsive to chemo- and/or radiation therapy, but many of the diagnosed cases are far advanced, with the cancer having undergone metastases from the lung to the liver, lymph nodes, bone, and/or brain.

Keywords

Small Cell Carcinoma Normal Human Bronchial Epithelial Cell Autocrine Growth Factor Biological Potency Human Small Cell Lung Cancer 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Terry W. Moody
    • 1
  • Louis Y. Korman
    • 2
  • Desmond N. Carney
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health SciencesUSA
  2. 2.Section on GastroenterologyVeterans Administration Medical CenterUSA
  3. 3.Mater HospitalDublin 7Ireland

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