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Efficacy of acemannan in treatment of canine and feline spontaneous neoplasms.

Overview of attention for article published in Molecular biotherapy, January 1991
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Efficacy of acemannan in treatment of canine and feline spontaneous neoplasms.
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Molecular biotherapy, January 1991
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Harris, C, Pierce, K, King, G, Yates, K M, Hall, J, Tizard, I


Forty-three dogs and cats with spontaneous tumors were treated with the immunostimulating polysaccharide acemannan by intraperitoneal and intralesional routes of administration. Tumors from 26 of these animals showed histopathological evidence of immunological attack as shown by marked necrosis or lymphocytic infiltration. Thirteen showed moderate to marked tumor necrosis or liquefaction. Twenty-one demonstrated lymphoid infiltration, and seven demonstrated encapsulation. Twelve animals showed obvious clinical improvement as assessed by tumor shrinkage, tumor necrosis, or prolonged survival; these included five of seven animals with fibrosarcomas. It is believed that acemannan exerts its antitumor activity through macrophage activation and the release of tumor necrosis factor, interleukin-1, and interferon.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 6 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 33%
Student > Master 1 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 17%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 17%
Unknown 1 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 2 33%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 1 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 17%
Unknown 1 17%

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