Accession Number:

AD0655424

Title:

TUMOR REGRESSION BY MEANS OF AN EXTERNAL ELECTRICAL SOURCE: ANNOUNCEMENT OF PRELIMINARY FINDINGS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Report Date:

1958-12-18

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

In a series of preliminary studies it was found that the rate of growth of Sarcoma-180 could be reduced sharply in Swiss albino mice and complete tumor regressions were achieved. The method of treatment consisted of applying an external electrical potential of low magnitude to the animals in such a way that 1 the magnitude of the inherent tumor potential was exceeded, and 2 the inherent tumor-to-body polarity was reversed. In the first three experiments the S-180 inoculum was inserted percutaneously and the test mice groups were treated for seven days, destroyed and tumor weight and volume measurements were taken for both the treated test and untreated control groups. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE