A Synopsis of Cancer

A Synopsis of Cancer

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A Synopsis of Cancer: Genesis and Biology focuses on research into the genesis and biology of cancer, including origin of tumors, pathology and spread of cancer, and degenerative changes. The book first offers information on the nature of cancer and cancer spread, including degenerative changes, harmful effects, origin of tumors, direct and lymphatic spread, and non-vascular implantation spread. The text then takes a look at the general considerations and gastric cancer; geographical pathology of cancer in Africa; and geographical and occupational pathology of skin cancer. The publication ponders on religious customs, traditional practices, and social habits and occupational tumors of the urinary passages. Topics include clinical features, sites of tumors, link with spontaneous bladder cancer, carcinoma of the base of the tongue and the tonsils, and cancer of the penis. The manuscript also examines the cancer of the lungs, latency and cocarcinogenesis, and hormones and mammary cancer. The text is a dependable reference for readers interested in the study of cancer.187 CHAPTER XVIII VIRUSES AND CARCINOGENESIS It requires the prominence of the first sentence of the introduction to this subject to ... at present, only by analogy arising from comparison with animals, but with promise for identical findings in humans once some hidden obstacle has been overcome. ... The filterable agent can be recovered from the newly infected host and then transferred ad infinitum to successive hosts; indicating that the agent multiplies and reproduces itself.

Title:A Synopsis of Cancer
Author:Wilfred Kark
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2013-10-22


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