April 1973

Progress in Experimental Tumor Research, vol 17: Recent Advances in Brain Tumor Research

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Edited by W George Bingham Jr, MD, PhD. Price, $39.20. Pp 455. S Karger AG, c/o Albert J Phiebig, Inc, PO Box 352, White Plains, NY 10602, 1972.

Arch Surg. 1973;106(4):612. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1973.01350160224043

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A productive interest in experimental brain tumor research at Ohio State University (Columbus) created the focus of this symposium held Oct 5 and 6, 1970, in connection with the observance of that institution's centenary year. Now, over two years later, the published record is made available.

An introductory paper dealing with the approach to classification was followed by papers on the N-nitrosourea induction of neoplasia by Koestner et al, an account by Mahaley on antibody production to human gliomas, and three papers on virus-induced tumors, two from the Duke group and the other by Yohn. The use of tissue culture in the routine study of tumors was considered in the papers by Liss and Unterharnscheidt, and the metabolic aspects summarized in excellent papers by Lehrer, Kirsch et al, and Allen. This first day's formal presentations were followed by a stimulating panel discussion.

On the second day, Wechsler presented further observations

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