First Published in 1989, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide into prolactin function and the treatment of lesions. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
SECTION I: BREAST LESIONS. 1. An Overall Perspective on the Role of Prolactin in the Breast. 2. Clinical Aspects on the Role of Prolactin in Human Breast Cancer. 3. Prolactin and Murine Models for Human Breast Cancer. 4. Receptor Problems – Clinical Aspects. 5. Prolactin Receptor in Normal Tissues and in Animal Models for Breast Cancer. SECTION II: UTERINE LESIONS. 6. The Role of Prolactin in the Uterus. 7. Autocrine and Paracrine Actions of Prolactin Uterine Neoplasia. 8. Prolactin and Uterine Adenomyosis in Mice. 9. Prolactin Secretion on Neoplastic and Non-Neoplastic Uterine Lesions. SECTION III: PROSTATIC LESIONS. 10. Overall Perspective on the Role of Prolactin in the Prostate. 11. Prolactin and Non-Neoplastic and Neoplastic Lesions of the Prostate. 12. Prolactin and Prostate in Animal Models. 13. Prolactin Receptor in Prostate – Clinical Problems. 14. Immunohistochemical and Biochemical Studies of the Prolactin-Prostate Interrelationship. Index.