A Possible Role for Free Radicals in Tumor Progression

  • J. B. Rotstein
  • J. F. O’Connell
  • T. J. Slaga


The possible role of free radicals during experimental chemical carcinogenesis has been recently reviewed and speculated on by several authors (1–4). Much of the direct evidence for free-radical participation in carcinogenesis has come from the mouse skin model system.


Free Radical Free Radical Scavenger Benzoyl Peroxide Mouse Skin Calcium Ionophore A23187 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. B. Rotstein
    • 1
  • J. F. O’Connell
    • 1
  • T. J. Slaga
    • 1
  1. 1.Science Park-Research DivisionThe University of Texas System Cancer CenterSmithvilleUSA

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