The Pineal Gland and Cancer

Neuroimmunoendocrine Mechanisms in Malignancy

  • Christian Bartsch
  • Hella Bartsch
  • David E. Blask
  • Daniel P. Cardinali
  • William J. M. Hrushesky
  • Dieter Mecke

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVIII
  2. Significance of the Pineal Gland and Its Hormone Melatonin

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Daniel P. Cardinali, Rodolfo A. Cutrera, Luis I. Brusco, Ana I. Esquifino
      Pages 50-65
    3. Franz Halberg, Germaine Cornélissen, Ario Conti, Georges J. M. Maestroni, Cristina Maggioni, Federico Perfetto et al.
      Pages 66-116
    4. Germaine Cornélissen, Franz Halberg, Federico Perfetto, Roberto Tarquini, Cristina Maggioni, Lennart Wetterberg
      Pages 117-149
  3. Effect of Tumor Growth on the Production and Secretion of Pineal Melatonin

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Christian Bartsch, Hella Bartsch, Dieter Mecke
      Pages 153-176
    3. Tatiana V. Kvetnaia, Igor M. Kvetnoy, Hella Bartsch, Christian Bartsch, Dieter Mecke
      Pages 177-196
  4. Effect of Melatonin and of the Unidentified Pineal Products on Tumor Growth

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Samuel Cos, Emilio J. Sánchez-Barceló
      Pages 221-239
    3. Vladimir N. Anisimov
      Pages 240-258
    4. Igor M. Kvetnoy, Tatiana V. Kvetnaia, Vadim V. Yuzhakov
      Pages 259-274
    5. Vladimir Kh. Khavinson, V. G. Morozov, Vladimir N. Anisimov
      Pages 294-306
  5. Mechanisms of Action of Melatonin on Tumor Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-307
    2. Actions Via the Endocrine System

    3. Actions Via the Immune System

      1. Konrad Schauenstein, Ingo Rinner, Peter Felsner, Albert Wölfler, Helga S. Haas, J. Ross Stevenson et al.
        Pages 365-370
      2. Peter M. Liebmann, Albert Wölfler, Konrad Schauenstein
        Pages 371-383
      3. Ario Conti, Georges J. M. Maestroni
        Pages 395-407
      4. Juan M. Guerrero, Sofia Garcia-Mauriño, David Pozo, Antonio Garcia-Pergañeda, Antonio Carrillo-Vico, Patrocinio Molinero et al.
        Pages 408-416
    4. Actions Via Neural Pathways

    5. Molecular Mechanisms of Action

  6. Oncotherapeutic Potential of Melatonin

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 463-463
    2. William J. M. Hrushesky
      Pages 476-508
  7. Electromagnetic Fields and Cancer: The Possible Role of Melatonin

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 567-578

About this book


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Editors and affiliations

  • Christian Bartsch
    • 1
  • Hella Bartsch
    • 1
  • David E. Blask
    • 2
  • Daniel P. Cardinali
    • 3
  • William J. M. Hrushesky
    • 4
  • Dieter Mecke
    • 5
  1. 1.Centre for Research in Medical and Natural SciencesUniversity of TübingenTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Laboratory of Experimental Neuroendocrinology/OncologyBassett Research InstituteCooperstownUSA
  3. 3.Department of Physiology Faculty of MedicineUniversity of Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina
  4. 4.WJB Dorn VA Medical CenterUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA
  5. 5.Institute of Physiological ChemistryUniversity of TübingenTübingenGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-64003-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-59512-7
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