Current concepts in the ectopic production of fetal proteins and hormones by neoplastic cells

R. P. Cox, N. K. Ghosh

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After the description of a case report of a 56-yr-old white man with a lung carcinoma and ectopic ACTH production, the clinical implications of ectopic production of fetal protein and hormones by tumor cells are discussed. The regulation of synthesis, gene expression, and cellular differentiation are discussed also.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)232-248
Number of pages17
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1978


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