BACKGROUND The contribution of BRCA1 and BRCA2 to the incidence of male breast cancer (MBC) in the United Kingdom is not known, and the importance of these genes in the increased risk of female breast cancer associated with a family history of breast cancer in a male first-degree relative is unclear. METHODS We have carried out a population-based study of… (More)
Groups of 50 F344 rats of each sex sere exposed to 0.6 or 3.0 pts/10(6) of 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) by inhalation for 6 h/day, 5 days/week for 103 weeks. Fifty rats of each sex inhaling filtered air were used as unexposed controls. All survivors were killed at 104 weeks. Up to 93% of the male and female rats developed neoplasms of the nasal… (More)
The clinicopathological signs of renal failure induced in rats by weekly i.v. administration of cis-diamminedichloroplatinum(II) were prevented by pretreatment with furosemide. Weight loss, anemia, and generalized toxic effects of the drug were not effected by furosemide.