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Plasma tryptophan and anorexia in human cancer.
A correlation between anorexia and brain levels of serotonin and tryptophan (TRP) has been reported in tumor-bearing animals. In the present investigation 45 patients with various types of cancer andExpand
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Presence of interferon-gamma and interleukin-6 in colostrum of normal women.
Colostrum and blood samples were obtained on postpartum day 2 and 3 from 17 lactating, healthy women. After delipidation and molecular sieving fractionation of colostrum, interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma)Expand
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Effect of energy substrate manipulation on tumour cell proliferation in parenterally fed cancer patients.
The effects of isocaloric carbohydrate-based vs. fat-based total parenteral nutrition (TPN) regimens on cancer cell proliferation and host nutritional status were evaluated in 27 patients withExpand
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A late complication of pelvic radiotherapy: leiomyosarcoma of the rectum. Report of a case and review of the literature.
Leiomyosarcoma of the rectum is an uncommon malignancy; it accounts for less than 0.1% of all malignancies of the colon and rectum and only one case has been reported long-term following pelvicExpand
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Recovery of hematopoietic activity in bone marrow from human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected patients during highly active antiretroviral therapy.
The mechanisms responsible for the hematopoietic failure in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-infected patients are still unknown. Several findings indicate that the in vitro proliferativeExpand
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Increased plasma free tryptophan levels in human cancer: a tumor related effect?
High free tryptophan (F-TRP) plasma levels are found in cancer patients (CP). F-TRP plasma concentrations are affected by the levels of its carrier, albumin (ALB), and free fatty acids (FFA)Expand
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Lung pseudometastases due to vinblastine toxicity
The interesting article by Clemm et al. (Klin Wochenschr 62:138-144) leads us to reflect upon a case reported by us as an example of spontaneous disappearence of hypernephroma metastases [2]. AExpand
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Peripheral blood cell repopulation following high-dose cyclophosphamide.
High-dose cyclophosphamide can be used to obtain haematological stem cells from the peripheral blood. In this paper we analyse the dynamics of appearance of cells with these characteristics, togetherExpand
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