Plasma and tissue levels of some lanthanide elements in malignant and non-malignant human tissues.

Lanthanum (La) levels in plasma, in erythrocyte hemolysate and in tissue from healthy subjects and patients with laryngeal carcinoma were determined by neutron activation analysis. Plasma lanthanum levels were significantly higher in laryngeal carcinomas than in either healthy controls or in subjects suffering from localized inflammation (e.g. epicondylitis… CONTINUE READING