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Both groups have been extensively studied, and a comprehensive recent account is available in the papers contributed to a symposium on paraneoplastic conditions at the New York Academy of Sciences in 1974. Only a brief account, derived largely from this source, seems to be called for. Ectopic hormones are specially characteristic of bronchial carcinomas (Nathanson and Hall, 1974), and perhaps the most interesting finding in the area is that the common oat-celled carcinoma is liable to produce any one of a variety of polypeptide hormones, including ACTH, melanocyte-stimulating hormone, prolactin, growth hormone, follicle-stimulating and chorionic gonadotropins, corticotropin-releasing factor, insulin, and glucagon.
1967), and toxoplasmosis (Kayhoe, 1957, 1972). In addition, diphenylhydantoin (dilantin) which is used to control seizure disorders in chronic hemodialysis and renal transplant patients may cause pseudolymphomas and even lymphomas (Editorial, 1971). 2. Skin and Lip Cancers The most frequently encountered neoplasms were cancers of the skin and lower lip. , 1977). , 1977). The skin was involved in 179 patients, the skin and lips in another 20, and the lips only in 26. The various types of lesions are listed in Table V.
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Advances in Cancer Research, Vol. 28 by George Klein, Sidney Weinhouse (Eds.)