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Dr. Gross discusses the experimental and naturally occurring benign and malignant tumors of viral etiology. Because the neoplasms in which the relationship to a virus is proven occur in amphibian, avian, and lower mammalian species, the major part of this book is concerned with a discussion of such tumors. In each instance there is presented an interesting historical background, as well as current research developments in the demonstration of various oncogenic viruses. The author gives a detailed presentation of his own experiments demonstrating the viral transmission of mouse leukemia and tumors caused by the mouse parotid tumor (polyoma) virus.
Oncogenic Viruses. Vol. II. International Series of Monographs on Pure and Applied Biology.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:1045. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-6-1045_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(6):1045.
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