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In a report made to the San Francisco County Pathological Society, January 6, these authors pointed out that their experimental work with endocrine extracts began in 1925, in the attempt to find a vasodilator and a stabilizer of tissue growth. After many failures, an extract of suprarenal cortex from sheep was made which reduced blood pressure when injected subcutaneously. Further development of the work demonstrated that this extract was a stabilizer of growth. A few patients with high blood pressure together with a malignant condition had under treatment a lowering of blood pressure from 240 to 150, together with a
The Effect of a Suprarenal Extract for Malignant Growth.. Ann Intern Med. ;3:947. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-9-947_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;3(9):947.
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