H I Jacobson

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Tamoxifen (Tam) is effective for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer. However, it has toxic drawbacks and has limited-duration utility because, over time, human tumours become refractory to Tam. Recently, a new nontoxic peptide, alpha-fetoprotein-derived peptide (AFPep) has been proposed for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer. The(More)
Three types of periodic fluctuation in tissue concentrations of estradiol receptor protein have been observed. A seasonal variation is described in the uteri of 12-16-week-old calves and of ovariectomized pigs, and in mammary tumor tissue obtained from postmenopausal women. A circadian rhythm has been demonstrated in uteri of ovariectomized rats. An(More)
Investigation of the fertility-rate after discontinuation of use of oral contraceptives shows that the monthly rate consistently follows an oscillatory pattern. This pattern appears to be unique to women who have discontinued the use of oral contraceptives. It may result from synchronisation of a previously unrecognised natural cycle, rebound changes in the(More)
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