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Two groups of mice were employed for this investigation; controls, which were fed with wheat flour, corn and white bread, and the second group that received in addition to this same diet, 5 gm. of fresh liver three times weekly. All of the mice of both groups were painted with tar three times a week for 120 days. On the one hundredth and twentieth day cancer was observed in 21.5 per cent of the mice kept on the liver diet, but only 4.16 per cent of the controls not fed with liver developed cancer. On the two hundreth and tenth
Liver Diet and Tar Cancer.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:1114. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-10-1114_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(10):1114.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Disease.
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