Frontiers in Cancer Research for the Elderly: Hearings Before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, June 19, 20, and 21, 1979

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979 - Cancer - 536 pages

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Page 171 - The University of Texas System Cancer Center — MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston, Texas.
Page 16 - It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life— the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
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Page 276 - NCI in the late 1940' s and early 1950" s. The clinical development of the drug has been supported entirely by NCI in the US and partially in Europe through work done by the European Organization for the Research and Treatment of Cancer and the Swiss Cancer Study Group. The drug has been supplied free to NCI, but clinical trial costs thus far are in the range of $250,000. References Lung Cancer 1. Eagan: Cancer Treat. Rep. 60:949, 1976. 2. Cavalli: Cancer Treat. Rep. 62:473. 1978.
Page 372 - I am a professor of medicine at the University of Texas Cancer Center, MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston, Texas.
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Page 511 - A: Predicting hormone responsiveness in human breast cancer, in McGuire WL, Carbone PP, Vollmer EP (eds) : Estrogen Receptors in Human Breast Cancer. New York, Raven Press, 1975, pp 17-30.
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Page 372 - Over the last 15 years, a tremendous amount of biological and chemical knowledge on interferon has been described in the scientific literature. Interferon has been shown to have potent antitumor effects in a variety of animal tumor models. Since interferon works primarily in the species of origin, we must use interferon from human sources in order to treat human disease. There are at least three primary types of interferon in the body.
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