Effect of IL-1 on experimental bone/bone-marrow metastases.

Abstract

Bone metastasis is a common event and a major cause of morbidity in cancer patients. The hematopoietic marrow of the bones, rather than the bone tissue per se, is the target organ in bone metastasis. In the bone marrow, IL-1 induces the release of hematopoietic growth factors that may affect tumor-cell growth. We treated groups of mice with rhuIL-1 alpha to… (More)

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