G. Lennard Gold, M.D.; Bruce I. Schnider, M.D., F.A.C.P.; John Lynch, M.D.
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In recent years, a variety of syndromes occurring in the presence of so-called nonfunctioning tumors have been reported. Benign tumors as well as malignant growths have been indicted as the cause of disturbances in physiology in the patient with a tumor. These peculiarities of metabolic function are significant for in some situations they are curable while in others they may herald the appearance of a tumorous growth before the tumor itself is clinically apparent. Hopefully by unraveling the biological mechanisms governing their occurrence, a better understanding of disease processes may be obtained.
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Gold GL, Schnider BI, Lynch J. Biological Aberrations Associated with Malignant Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:916–917. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-5-916_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(5):916-917.
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