B. H. Stack

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The prevalence of high levels of circulating ACTH-like immunoactivity was determined in 134 patients with lung cancer, using reference ranges from 52 age- and sex-matched patients with non-malignant lung disease. Two studies used ACTH radioimmunoassays with different specificities. Study A used an unextracted plasma or serum assay for total ACTH(More)
Death from disseminated infection with BCG (bacille Calmette-Guérin) after routine vaccination is rare, and various immune defects may be responsible. An 18-year-old boy died with widespread lymph-node, bone, lung, and liver involvement 6 years after BCG vaccination. Total numbers of B lymphocytes and T lymphocytes were normal, but T lymphocytes, while(More)
The prevalence of elevated serum levels of 5 potential tumour-associated antigens was determined in patients with lung cancer sampled at the time of initial presentation, using age- and sex-matched patients with benign lung disease as controls. Elevated levels (greater than upper 95th centile of controls) were found as follows: carcinoembryonic antigen(More)
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