Vol. 23 (Suppl 2) 2002 Neuro endocrinology letters

The light-dark regimen and cancer development.

: The role of the modulation of the pineal gland function in development of cancer is discussed in the review. An inhibition of the pineal function with pinealectomy or with the exposure to the constant light regimen stimulates mammary carcinogenesis, whereas the light deprivation inhibits the carcinogenesis. Epidemiological observation.....