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Fibiger & Ditlevsen, 1914
His work was later reappraised, and current consensus is that while the worms stimulated previously damaged cells to form tumors, the worms themselves were not carcinogenic to healthy cells.
It has also been known as "spiroptera neoplasticum".
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- HITCHCOCK CR, BELL ET (June 1952). "Studies on the nematode parasite, Gongylonema neoplasticum (spiroptera neoplasticum), and avitaminosis A in the forestomach of rats: comparison with Fibiger's results". J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 12 (6): 1345–87. doi:10.1093/jnci/12.6.1345. PMID 14939031.
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