Some Factors Relating to the Invasiveness and Destructiveness of Solid Malignant Tumours

  • B. Sylvén
Part of the UICC Monograph Series book series (UICC, volume 6)


I have little to add to the problem of invasiveness as such, which forms the main topic of this Conference. Other speakers will dwell upon observations and thoughts about cellular cohesion (Berwick and Coman, 1962; Coman, 1947), the role of ameboid movement (Abercrombie, 1962), contact inhibition (Abercrombie, 1962), cell aggregation (Moscona, 1962), surface characteristics pertaining to the locomotion of malignant cells (Leighton, 1963) and data from organ culture studies (Easty and Easty, 1963; Wolff, 1962).


Interstitial Fluid Solid Malignant Tumour Fibrous Protein Invasion Zone Mour Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Sylvén
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  1. 1.The Cancer Research Division of RadiumhemmetKarolinska InstituteStockholmSweden

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