The Human Tumor Cloning Assay: An In Vitro Assay for Antitumor Activity in Solid Tumors

  • John D. Cowan
  • Daniel D. Von Hoff
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 7)


It is desirable to develop an in vitro system to predict the activity of antineoplastic agents in man, much as bacterial culture and sensitivity techniques are used in the treatment of infectious disease. Such a test would allow the rapid screening of potential anticancer agents for activity and might allow the selection of appropriate chemotherapy for an individual patient’s tumor.


Human Tumor Soft Agar Human Tumor Cell Drug Sensitivity Tumor Stem Cell 
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  • Daniel D. Von Hoff

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