Chapter 3. Observations on the Oppenheimer Method of Inducing Tumours by Subcutaneous Implantation of Plastic Films

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Maeve O'Connor B.A.
  1. P. Alexander and
  2. E. S. Horning

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719138.ch3

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Carcinogenesis: Mechanisms of Action

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Carcinogenesis: Mechanisms of Action

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Alexander, P. and Horning, E. S. (1959) Observations on the Oppenheimer Method of Inducing Tumours by Subcutaneous Implantation of Plastic Films, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Carcinogenesis: Mechanisms of Action (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719138.ch3

Author Information

  1. Chester Beatty Research Institute, Institute of Cancer Research, Royal Cancer Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1959

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722572

Online ISBN: 9780470719138

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Keywords:

  • cancer viruses;
  • somatic mutation;
  • rats;
  • mice;
  • polystyrene

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Elimination of a chemical mechanism

  • The importance of the size of the film

  • Histological examination

  • Mode of action

  • Discussion