Adverse effect of splenectomy on growth and survival with murine lymphosarcoma.

Abstract

Recent reports suggest that splenectomy may improve host resistance and inhibit solid tumor growth. The effect of splenectomy on lymphoid tumors in less clear. This study evaluates and compares the effect of splenectomy on tumor growth, therapy and survival in murine lymphosarcoma and mammary tumor. Gardner lymphosarcoma (5 x 10(5) cells) was implanted… (More)

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