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Tocopherol Levels in Alveolar Macrophages & Fluids in Primary Lung Cancer (1990)

Title:

Tocopherol Levels in Alveolar Macrophages & Fluids in Primary Lung Cancer

Key words:

lymphokines, immune system, canecr patients

Research Institution:

Rush University Hospital

Location:

Illinois

Researcher:

Christine C Tangney

Project Description:

Dr. Tangney sought to determine how a dietary supplement of vitamin E might be involved with regulation of the immune system�s ability to fight cancer. Dr. Tangney gave vitamin E capsules to lung cancer patients and to see if there were changes in the levels of lymphokines, which are natural substances in the body that regulate the immune system.

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