Symposium Address

Hormonal Carcinogenesis: Perceptions, Challenges, and Anticipations
  • Gerald C. Mueller
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Cancer, whether it develops following an exposure to chemical carcinogens, ionizing irradiation, oncogenic viruses, nutritional insults, or to a prolonged hormonal imbalance, reflects a shift in the balance between cell replication and cell death processes. If a cell is going to exhibit any aspect of malignant behavior, the rate of cell replication has to exceed any proneness to go down the path to cell death.


Glucocorticoid Receptor Nuclear Matrix Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus Cell Replication Eukaryotic Nucleus 
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