Inhibition of growth of the transplantable rat chondrosarcoma by analogs of hypothalamic hormones.

Abstract

The Swarm chondrosarcoma is a hormone-responsive tumor whose growth is dependent on growth hormone, somatomedins, and glucocorticoids. Our previous work showed that partial functional hypophysectomy can be achieved by chronic administration of the luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) analog [D-Trp(6)]LH-RH, which lowers blood levels of LH and… (More)

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