Enhancement of Pancreatic Carcinogenesis by Dehydroepiandrosterone

  • Anthony R. Tagliaferro
  • B. D. Roebuck
  • Anne M. Ronan
  • Loren D. Meeker
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 322)


Caloric intake and body weight have been established as positive risk factors in the development of several human cancers.1 Conversely, caloric restriction has been found to significantly inhibit spontaneous2,3 as well as chemically induced mammary carcinogenesis4,5 and pancreatic pre-neoplastic foci6 in laboratory rodents.


Rest Energy Expenditure Negative Energy Balance Granulosa Cell Tumor Pancreatic Carcinogenesis Focus Development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony R. Tagliaferro
    • 1
  • B. D. Roebuck
    • 2
  • Anne M. Ronan
    • 1
  • Loren D. Meeker
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Animal and Nutritional SciencesUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pharmacology and ToxicologyDartmouth Medical SchoolHanoverUSA
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA

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