Preoperative cell-mediated immune status of gastric cancer patients.

  title={Preoperative cell-mediated immune status of gastric cancer patients.},
  author={K. Orita and Hiroaki Miwa and Hiroshi Fukuda and Masahito Yumura and Yuzo Uchida},
  volume={38 6},
The status of cell-mediated immunity was studied in 360 patients with gastric cancer before surgery. For the skin test, tuberculin and DNCB were employed. For the in vitro test, the blastogenesis of peripheral blood lymphocytes to phytohemagglutinin (PHA), the ratio of rosette-forming T cells to sheep blood red cells, and the macrophage migration inhibiotry factor against autochthonous tumor antigens were measured. As a result, it was found that in progressive gastric cancers the cell-mediated… CONTINUE READING


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