Possible effects of growth hormone on development of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

@article{Rogers1977PossibleEO,
  title={Possible effects of growth hormone on development of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.},
  author={P. Clint Rogers and Diane M Komp and Alan P Rogol and Hernan Sabio},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1977},
  volume={2 8035},
  pages={434-5}
}
Growth hormone (G.H.) or a G.H.-dependent somatomedin may be involved in the process of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (A.L.L.). Growth hormone has a trophic effect on lymphoid tissue and also specific receptors on lymphocytes, most probably T cells. Hypophycess. Resting concentrations of G.H. and somatomedin activity are raised in some children with A.L.L. and may be reduced after remission is achieved. It is suggested that control of G.H. and/or somatomedin concentrations may be necessary for… CONTINUE READING

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