Journal of Okayama Medical Association
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癌腫の下垂体前葉-副腎皮質系機能に及ぼす影響について 第4編 副腎皮質予備能について

森 茂樹 岡山大学医学部津田外科教室
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The author performed Thorn's tests with ACTH and epinephrine on mice inoculated with cancerous materials, and the following results were obtained: 1. Thorn's tests in mice with transplanted mammary cancer and those injected with cancer tissue extract or urine from cancer patients showed negative results. 2. The products of cancer tissues are regarded to decrease adrenocortical reserve function as a result of the stimulation the pituitary-adrenocortical system.