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Tumor Growth Versus Fetal Development—Similarities and Confusions

  • P. K. Ray
  • Sandip Saha
Part of the Advances in Immunity and Cancer Therapy book series (IMMUNITY, volume 2)

Abstract

The concept that allograft rejection is mediated by an immunological reaction was first proposed by Peter Gorer in 1938 (1). This concept formed the basis of transplantation immunology and was later expanded by the transplantation studies of Sir Peter Medawar (2).

Keywords

Tumor Antigen Natl Cancer Inst Suppressor Cell Mouse Blastocyst Fetal Antigen 
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Abbreviations used in text

AFP

α-fetoprotein

ATS

antithymocyte serum

CEA

carcinoembryonic antigen

FSA

sulfoglycoprotein

HCG

human chroionic gonadotropin

ICM

inner cell mass

MCA

methylcholanthrene

MMC

mitomycin C

MTV

mammary tumor virus

POA

pancreatic oncofetal antigne

TGE

tumor growth-enhancing factors

TSTA

tumor-specific transplantation antigens

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