JOURNAL ARTICLE

Osseous changes and osteosacomas in mice continuously fed diets containing diethylstilbestrol or 17 beta-estradiol

B Highman, S I Roth, D L Greenman
Journal of the National Cancer Institute 1981, 67 (3): 653-62
6944535
In a study on the long-term effects of dietary diethylstilbestrol or 17 beta-estradiol on C3H mice, estrogens induced a proliferation of osseous trabeculae and increased the incidence and hastened the development of osteofibrotic areas in the sterna. There were 6 osteosarcomas, 2 having metastases, in 1,242 mice fed dietary estrogens over 360 days, but none in 356 untreated controls. These tumors were reviewed along with 4 early sternal osteosarcomas selected from 17 osteosarcomas (only 1 in a control) found thus in two other ongoing comparable studies. In at least 1 case, and possibly in 2 other early cases, tumors were associated with areas of osteofibrosis, and 1 tumor was probably associated with proliferation of bony trabeculae in the medullary cavity.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article

Discussion

You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Trending Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
6944535
×

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.

×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"