Comparative study of the influence of pregnancy and hormonal treatment on mammary carcinogenesis.

@article{Russo1991ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of the influence of pregnancy and hormonal treatment on mammary carcinogenesis.},
  author={Irma H. Russo and M F Koszalka and Jos{\'e} Russo},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1991},
  volume={64},
  pages={481 - 484}
}
Since it has been shown that pregnancy protects the mammary gland from chemically induced carcinogenesis, this study was designed with the dual purpose of determining whether treatment of young virgin rats with the placental hormone chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) mimics pregnancy-induced changes in the tumourigenic response of the mammary gland and also… CONTINUE READING