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Aerosol Chemotherapy of Lung Neoplasia

Naturevolume 247pages485487 (1974) | Download Citation

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THE administration of anticancer drugs in amounts necessary to obtain a therapeutic response can be associated with severe toxicity. Attempts to circumvent such toxicity have been made and examples of this include intra-arterial infusion chemotherapy and the administration of drugs directly into neoplastic lesions. We wish to suggest a novel extension of such regional cancer chemotherapy and to describe the use of aerosol dosing to confer protective antitumour effects in the lungs of mice carrying certain transplanted tumours.

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  1. Beecham Research Laboratories, Chemotherapeutic Research Centre, Brockham Park, Betchworth, Surrey, RH3 7AJ

    • JAMES HEYES
    •  & ELAINE J. CATHERALL

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