Introduction: Is There a Boundary between Promotion and Progression?

  • Oscar Sudilovsky
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 57)


The need for a meeting that would discuss the poorly defined areas of promotion and progression, and the impetus to promote it, came as a result of a Gordon Conference on Cancer in August, 1987. It had become evident to me and other participants that the concepts of promotion and progression as two separate stages in a multi-step model of carcinogenesis required further evaluation.


Visible Tumor Separate Stage Promotion Stage Euploid Cell Initiation Initiate 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oscar Sudilovsky
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  1. 1.School of MedicineCase Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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