Chemotherapy pp 341-350 | Cite as

Some Problems in the Use of Short Term Cultures of Human Tumours for in Vitro Screening of Cytotoxic Drugs

  • P. P. Dendy


A number of papers in this volume have already been devoted to in vitro screening tests. They have illustrated the diversity of studies that can be made including (a) mechanisms of cancer induction (b) causes of cancer spread and metastasis, (c) screening for new drugs (d) studies on the mechanism of acquired drug resistance and (c) methods of killing resistant cells.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. P. Dendy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical PhysicsUniversity of AberdeenAberdeenScotland

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