Tumor Inductions by Cytostatics in Man

  • W. Hunstein
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 52)

Abstract

By analogy with studies on ionizing radiation (48, 69), the title of this paper leads one to expect a number of individual case histories and statistical studies concerned with the induction of tumors by cytostatic drugs. The carcinogenic and leukemogenic effect of cytostatic drugs seems to be so surely proven in human beings that a discussion of this question seems hardly worth the effort. We know that cytostatic drugs have biologic effects that in 25 points are the same as these of ionizing radiation, and this knowledge has led to their classification as “radiomimetic” agents (13).

Keywords

Leukemia Sarcoma Psoriasis Myeloma Naphthyl 

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