• Dr. Mullinax noted that one concern with the use of ILI in these cancers is that it does not address distant metastatic disease. (facs.org)
  • 9 These data showed that the prognosis in the population tested was quite favorable, even after a positive test result. (springer.com)
  • With approximately 250,000 cases of primary or secondary cancer of the liver diagnosed each year in the U.S. and 2.6 million cases globally, we believe our Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion (PHP(TM)) technology is a compelling proposition," said Eamonn Hobbs, President and CEO of Delcath Systems. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The Delcath PHP System(TM) is designed to deliver significantly higher doses of anti-cancer drugs to a patient's liver while minimizing entry of the drugs into the rest of the patient's circulation. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The Company is testing a proprietary, patented drug delivery system for the treatment of liver cancers. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Delcath's novel drug delivery platform is testing the delivery of ultra-high doses of anti-cancer drugs to the liver while preventing these high doses of drug from entering the patient's bloodstream. (bio-medicine.org)
  • This prospective pilot single-institution study was undertaken to document the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of radioembolization of liver-dominant metastatic gastrointestinal cancer using 90 Y glass microspheres. (amegroups.com)
  • The liver is a common site of metastatic involvement by many solid tumors, particularly tumors arising in the gastrointestinal tract such as colorectal, neuroendocrine, and biliary tract cancers. (amegroups.com)
  • These forms of treatment are based on the principle that tumors derive their blood supply from the hepatic artery, and tumor perfusion is several-fold higher than perfusion of surrounding liver parenchyma ( 3 , 4 ). (amegroups.com)
  • The antitumor activity of this pegylated rHuPH20 (PEGPH20), as a single agent and when combined with chemotherapy, was investigated using both in vitro and in vivo models. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Cosmegen® (dactinomycin for injection) should be administered only under the supervision of a physician who is experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. (drugs.com)
  • Journal of the American College of Surgeons study reports nearly 80 percent limb preservation rate for cancers that typically lead to amputation. (facs.org)
  • Large health cohort studies are among the most effective ways in studying the causes, treatments and outcomes of diseases by systematically collecting a wide range of data over long periods. (mit.edu)
  • Systolic HF is a progressive disease manifesting in a complex of decreased cardiac output, decreased organ perfusion, volume overload and neurohormonal imbalance. (acc.org)
  • Cosmegen is a sterile, yellow to orange lyophilized powder for injection by the intravenous route or by regional perfusion after reconstitution. (drugs.com)
  • The recent advances in operative, and also peri-operative management, as well as in the reassessment of traditional lung function tests and exercise test modalities, justify reviewing the functional evaluation before surgery for lung cancer. (ersjournals.com)
  • It is not yet known whether giving chemotherapy after surgery is more effective than surgery alone in treating soft tissue sarcoma. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Shen P, Levine EA, Hall J et al (2003) Factors predicting survival after Intraperitoneal Hyprthermic Chemotherapy with mytomycin C after cytoreductive surgery for pts with peritoneal carcinomatosis. (springer.com)
  • Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for at least 10% of all deaths globally. (mit.edu)
  • Perfusion-weighted MR imaging, proton MR spectroscopy, and fluorodeoxyglucose-positron-emission tomography (FDG-PET) reportedly may aid in distinguishing PCNSL from other lesions, 19 , 23 - 25 but the role of these newer imaging methods in the diagnosis of PCNSL is not yet fully established. (ajnr.org)
  • Guadagni S, Clementi M, Valenti M et al (2006) Thoracic stop-flow perfusion in the treatment of refractory malignant pleural mesothelioma: a phase I-II evaluation/trial. (springer.com)
  • Information about the diagnosis and treatment of different cancer types. (cancervic.org.au)
  • Although DW-MRI in diagnosis of head and neck masses had been well analyzed in previous studies, the choice of suitable b value for imaging is still a diagnostic dilemma as factors causing passive diffusion, such as capillary perfusion, can contribute to decreased signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in low b value DW-MRI. (springer.com)
  • The task force was composed of 14 invited participants, identified on the basis of their expertise in the area of lung cancer. (ersjournals.com)
  • Pancreatic cancer (PC) is a lethal disease with a high mortality rate in both men and women, with a median five-year survival rate of 28-32% for localized disease and 8% for all stages [ 1 , 2 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • Cancer is a Darwinian evolutionary process in which rounds of mutation and selection lead to increasingly fit clones. (mit.edu)