Fever and cancer in perspective

  title={Fever and cancer in perspective},
  author={Uwe Hobohm},
  journal={Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy},
Context: A relationship between feverish infection and concurrent remission from cancer has been known about for a very long time. However, a systematic investigation of the phenomenon has not yet been made. Objective: To bring together the isolated observations about the coincidence of spontaneous remissions with feverish infections and William Coley's seminal work, as a basis for devising an immunological hypothesis about the putative anti-cancer effect of fever. Conclusion: Fever induction… CONTINUE READING
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