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In a rather short but concisely written book, Dr. Boyland has presented a review of the biochemical background of cancer of the urinary bladder, a review well documented with an extensive bibliography. The history of bladder cancer, the increased incidence from occupational exposure to aromatic amines, and possible causes connected with other environmental factors are covered.
The causation of bladder cancer in experimental animals as well as the relationships between structure, metabolites, and carcinogenic activity are presented quite adequately, and in a manner which makes easy reading of a rather complicated subject. The chapters on theories of carcinogenesis by metabolites
The Biochemistry of Bladder Cancer.. Ann Intern Med. ;59:420. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-3-420_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(3):420.
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