Tumors or cancer of the PANCREAS. Depending on the types of ISLET CELLS present in the tumors, various hormones can be secreted: GLUCAGON from PANCREATIC ALPHA CELLS; INSULIN from PANCREATIC BETA CELLS; and SOMATOSTATIN from the SOMATOSTATIN-SECRETING CELLS. Most are malignant except the insulin-producing tumors (INSULINOMA).
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Neoplasms containing cyst-like formations or producing mucin or serum.
Tumors or cancer of the SKIN.
Two or more abnormal growths of tissue occurring simultaneously and presumed to be of separate origin. The neoplasms may be histologically the same or different, and may be found in the same or different sites.
Tumors or cancers of the KIDNEY.
Abnormal growths of tissue that follow a previous neoplasm but are not metastases of the latter. The second neoplasm may have the same or different histological type and can occur in the same or different organs as the previous neoplasm but in all cases arises from an independent oncogenic event. The development of the second neoplasm may or may not be related to the treatment for the previous neoplasm since genetic risk or predisposing factors may actually be the cause.
An adenocarcinoma producing mucin in significant amounts. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Tumors or cancer of the THYROID GLAND.
Conditions which cause proliferation of hemopoietically active tissue or of tissue which has embryonic hemopoietic potential. They all involve dysregulation of multipotent MYELOID PROGENITOR CELLS, most often caused by a mutation in the JAK2 PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE.
DNA present in neoplastic tissue.
Tumors or cancer of the LUNG.
Tumors or cancer of the PAROTID GLAND.
A benign neoplasm derived from glandular epithelium, in which cystic accumulations of retained secretions are formed. In some instances, considerable portions of the neoplasm, or even the entire mass, may be cystic. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Neoplasms developing from some structure of the connective and subcutaneous tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in connective or soft tissue.
Neoplasms associated with a proliferation of a single clone of PLASMA CELLS and characterized by the secretion of PARAPROTEINS.
Tumors or cancer of the APPENDIX.
Tumors or cancer of the LIVER.
A multilocular tumor with mucin secreting epithelium. They are most often found in the ovary, but are also found in the pancreas, appendix, and rarely, retroperitoneal and in the urinary bladder. They are considered to have low-grade malignant potential.
Tumors or cancer of the OVARY. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant. They are classified according to the tissue of origin, such as the surface EPITHELIUM, the stromal endocrine cells, and the totipotent GERM CELLS.
Tumors or cancer of the ENDOCRINE GLANDS.
Tumors or cancer of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, from the MOUTH to the ANAL CANAL.
Carcinoma that arises from the PANCREATIC DUCTS. It accounts for the majority of cancers derived from the PANCREAS.
Experimentally induced new abnormal growth of TISSUES in animals to provide models for studying human neoplasms.
Neoplasms composed of vascular tissue. This concept does not refer to neoplasms located in blood vessels.
Tumors or cancer of the EYE.
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
Tumors or cancer of the NOSE.
Tumors or cancer of the SALIVARY GLANDS.
Tumors, cancer or other neoplasms produced by exposure to ionizing or non-ionizing radiation.
An adenocarcinoma containing finger-like processes of vascular connective tissue covered by neoplastic epithelium, projecting into cysts or the cavity of glands or follicles. It occurs most frequently in the ovary and thyroid gland. (Stedman, 25th ed)
A malignant neoplasm characterized by the formation of numerous, irregular, finger-like projections of fibrous stroma that is covered with a surface layer of neoplastic epithelial cells. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Tumors or cancer of the TESTIS. Germ cell tumors (GERMINOMA) of the testis constitute 95% of all testicular neoplasms.
Neoplasms composed of muscle tissue: skeletal, cardiac, or smooth. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in muscles.
Neoplasms composed of glandular tissue, an aggregation of epithelial cells that elaborate secretions, and of any type of epithelium itself. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the various glands or in epithelial tissue.
A malignant cystic or semisolid tumor most often occurring in the ovary. Rarely, one is solid. This tumor may develop from a mucinous cystadenoma, or it may be malignant at the onset. The cysts are lined with tall columnar epithelial cells; in others, the epithelium consists of many layers of cells that have lost normal structure entirely. In the more undifferentiated tumors, one may see sheets and nests of tumor cells that have very little resemblance to the parent structure. (Hughes, Obstetric-Gynecologic Terminology, 1972, p184)
A benign epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.
Neoplasms of whatever cell type or origin, occurring in the extraskeletal connective tissue framework of the body including the organs of locomotion and their various component structures, such as nerves, blood vessels, lymphatics, etc.
Neoplasms located in the blood and blood-forming tissue (the bone marrow and lymphatic tissue). The commonest forms are the various types of LEUKEMIA, of LYMPHOMA, and of the progressive, life-threatening forms of the MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES.
Proteins whose abnormal expression (gain or loss) are associated with the development, growth, or progression of NEOPLASMS. Some neoplasm proteins are tumor antigens (ANTIGENS, NEOPLASM), i.e. they induce an immune reaction to their tumor. Many neoplasm proteins have been characterized and are used as tumor markers (BIOMARKERS, TUMOR) when they are detectable in cells and body fluids as monitors for the presence or growth of tumors. Abnormal expression of ONCOGENE PROTEINS is involved in neoplastic transformation, whereas the loss of expression of TUMOR SUPPRESSOR PROTEINS is involved with the loss of growth control and progression of the neoplasm.
Tumors or cancer of the UTERUS.
Tumors or cancer of the INTESTINES.
Neoplasms composed of sebaceous or sweat gland tissue or tissue of other skin appendages. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the sebaceous or sweat glands or in the other skin appendages.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the extent of the neoplasm in the patient.
Neoplasms located in the vasculature system, such as ARTERIES and VEINS. They are differentiated from neoplasms of vascular tissue (NEOPLASMS, VASCULAR TISSUE), such as ANGIOFIBROMA or HEMANGIOMA.
A general term for various neoplastic diseases of the lymphoid tissue.
Tumors or cancer located in bone tissue or specific BONES.
Tumors or cancer of the PALATE, including those of the hard palate, soft palate and UVULA.
Neoplasms composed of more than one type of neoplastic tissue.
Proteins, glycoprotein, or lipoprotein moieties on surfaces of tumor cells that are usually identified by monoclonal antibodies. Many of these are of either embryonic or viral origin.
Tumors or cancer of the MANDIBLE.
A malignant neoplasm derived from glandular epithelium, in which cystic accumulations of retained secretions are formed. The neoplastic cells manifest varying degrees of anaplasia and invasiveness, and local extension and metastases occur. Cystadenocarcinomas develop frequently in the ovaries, where pseudomucinous and serous types are recognized. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Tumors or cancer of the BILE DUCTS.
Ability of neoplasms to infiltrate and actively destroy surrounding tissue.
Tumors or cancer of the THYMUS GLAND.
Tumors or cancer of the SPLEEN.
Tumors in any part of the heart. They include primary cardiac tumors and metastatic tumors to the heart. Their interference with normal cardiac functions can cause a wide variety of symptoms including HEART FAILURE; CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS; or EMBOLISM.
A cystic tumor of the ovary, containing thin, clear, yellow serous fluid and varying amounts of solid tissue, with a malignant potential several times greater than that of mucinous cystadenoma (CYSTADENOMA, MUCINOUS). It can be unilocular, parvilocular, or multilocular. It is often bilateral and papillary. The cysts may vary greatly in size. (Dorland, 27th ed; from Hughes, Obstetric-Gynecologic Terminology, 1972)
Tumors or cancer of the COLON.
Cancer or tumors of the MAXILLA or upper jaw.
Molecular products metabolized and secreted by neoplastic tissue and characterized biochemically in cells or body fluids. They are indicators of tumor stage and grade as well as useful for monitoring responses to treatment and predicting recurrence. Many chemical groups are represented including hormones, antigens, amino and nucleic acids, enzymes, polyamines, and specific cell membrane proteins and lipids.
Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs, WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.
Tumors or cancer of the anal gland.
Neoplasms composed of primordial GERM CELLS of embryonic GONADS or of elements of the germ layers of the EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the gonads or present in an embryo or FETUS.
Neoplasms located in the bone marrow. They are differentiated from neoplasms composed of bone marrow cells, such as MULTIPLE MYELOMA. Most bone marrow neoplasms are metastatic.
Neoplasms composed of fatty tissue or connective tissue made up of fat cells in a meshwork of areolar tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in adipose tissue.
Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.
Benign and malignant neoplastic processes that arise from or secondarily involve the meningeal coverings of the brain and spinal cord.
Tumors or cancer of the DUODENUM.
Tumors or cancers of the ADRENAL CORTEX.
Tumors or cancer of the MOUTH.
Tumors or cancer of the MEDIASTINUM.
Tumors or cancer of the TONGUE.
Tumors or cancer in the ILEUM region of the small intestine (INTESTINE, SMALL).
Tumors or cancer of the STOMACH.
Tumors or cancer of the URINARY BLADDER.
A malignant tumor arising from secreting cells of a racemose gland, particularly the salivary glands. Racemose (Latin racemosus, full of clusters) refers, as does acinar (Latin acinus, grape), to small saclike dilatations in various glands. Acinar cell carcinomas are usually well differentiated and account for about 13% of the cancers arising in the parotid gland. Lymph node metastasis occurs in about 16% of cases. Local recurrences and distant metastases many years after treatment are common. This tumor appears in all age groups and is most common in women. (Stedman, 25th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1240; from DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p575)
Benign and malignant neoplasms which occur within the substance of the spinal cord (intramedullary neoplasms) or in the space between the dura and spinal cord (intradural extramedullary neoplasms). The majority of intramedullary spinal tumors are primary CNS neoplasms including ASTROCYTOMA; EPENDYMOMA; and LIPOMA. Intramedullary neoplasms are often associated with SYRINGOMYELIA. The most frequent histologic types of intradural-extramedullary tumors are MENINGIOMA and NEUROFIBROMA.
Tumors or cancer of the VAGINA.
A usually benign glandular tumor composed of oxyphil cells, large cells with small irregular nuclei and dense acidophilic granules due to the presence of abundant MITOCHONDRIA. Oxyphil cells, also known as oncocytes, are found in oncocytomas of the kidney, salivary glands, and endocrine glands. In the thyroid gland, oxyphil cells are known as Hurthle cells and Askanazy cells.
The local recurrence of a neoplasm following treatment. It arises from microscopic cells of the original neoplasm that have escaped therapeutic intervention and later become clinically visible at the original site.
Benign and malignant neoplastic processes arising from or involving components of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, cranial nerves, and meninges. Included in this category are primary and metastatic nervous system neoplasms.
A Janus kinase subtype that is involved in signaling from GROWTH HORMONE RECEPTORS; PROLACTIN RECEPTORS; and a variety of CYTOKINE RECEPTORS such as ERYTHROPOIETIN RECEPTORS and INTERLEUKIN RECEPTORS. Dysregulation of Janus kinase 2 due to GENETIC TRANSLOCATIONS have been associated with a variety of MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS.
The transfer of a neoplasm from one organ or part of the body to another remote from the primary site.
Tumors or cancer located in muscle tissue or specific muscles. They are differentiated from NEOPLASMS, MUSCLE TISSUE which are neoplasms composed of skeletal, cardiac, or smooth muscle tissue, such as MYOSARCOMA or LEIOMYOMA.
Experimentally induced tumors of the LIVER.
A rare malignant neoplasm characterized by rapidly proliferating, extensively infiltrating, anaplastic cells derived from blood vessels and lining irregular blood-filled or lumpy spaces. (Stedman, 25th ed)
A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm but is often wrongly used as a synonym for "cancer." (From Dorland, 27th ed)
A malignant epithelial tumor with a glandular organization.
Clonal myeloid disorders that possess both dysplastic and proliferative features but are not properly classified as either MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES or MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS.
Surgical removal of the pancreas. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Neoplasms which arise from peripheral nerve tissue. This includes NEUROFIBROMAS; SCHWANNOMAS; GRANULAR CELL TUMORS; and malignant peripheral NERVE SHEATH NEOPLASMS. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp1750-1)
Neoplasms located in the brain ventricles, including the two lateral, the third, and the fourth ventricle. Ventricular tumors may be primary (e.g., CHOROID PLEXUS NEOPLASMS and GLIOMA, SUBEPENDYMAL), metastasize from distant organs, or occur as extensions of locally invasive tumors from adjacent brain structures.
Tumors or cancer of the PARANASAL SINUSES.
Neoplasms of the thin serous membrane that envelopes the lungs and lines the thoracic cavity. Pleural neoplasms are exceedingly rare and are usually not diagnosed until they are advanced because in the early stages they produce no symptoms.
Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Tumor or cancer of the COMMON BILE DUCT including the AMPULLA OF VATER and the SPHINCTER OF ODDI.
Neoplasms of the bony orbit and contents except the eyeball.
Primary or metastatic neoplasms of the CEREBELLUM. Tumors in this location frequently present with ATAXIA or signs of INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION due to obstruction of the fourth ventricle. Common primary cerebellar tumors include fibrillary ASTROCYTOMA and cerebellar HEMANGIOBLASTOMA. The cerebellum is a relatively common site for tumor metastases from the lung, breast, and other distant organs. (From Okazaki & Scheithauer, Atlas of Neuropathology, 1988, p86 and p141)
A benign tumor composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It can be surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue (encapsulated), or diffuse without the capsule.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
A collective term for precoordinated organ/neoplasm headings locating neoplasms by organ, as BRAIN NEOPLASMS; DUODENAL NEOPLASMS; LIVER NEOPLASMS; etc.
Tumors or cancer of the BRONCHI.
Tumors or cancer of the PERITONEUM.
Distinctive neoplastic disorders of histiocytes. Included are malignant neoplasms of MACROPHAGES and DENDRITIC CELLS.
Tumors or cancer of the UROGENITAL SYSTEM in either the male or the female.
Neoplasms of the bony part of the skull.
Tumors or cancer of the VULVA.
Neoplasms composed of neuroepithelial cells, which have the capacity to differentiate into NEURONS, oligodendrocytes, and ASTROCYTES. The majority of craniospinal tumors are of neuroepithelial origin. (From Dev Biol 1998 Aug 1;200(1):1-5)
Tumors or cancer of any part of the hearing and equilibrium system of the body (the EXTERNAL EAR, the MIDDLE EAR, and the INNER EAR).
Tumors or cancer of the LIP.
A benign tumor of fibrous or fully developed connective tissue.
Experimental transplantation of neoplasms in laboratory animals for research purposes.
Tumors or cancer of the ADRENAL GLANDS.
Tumors or cancer of the pelvic region.
Tumors or cancer of the gallbladder.
The local implantation of tumor cells by contamination of instruments and surgical equipment during and after surgical resection, resulting in local growth of the cells and tumor formation.
Neoplasms composed of fibrous and epithelial tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in fibrous tissue or epithelium.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Neoplasms composed of connective tissue, including elastic, mucous, reticular, osseous, and cartilaginous tissue. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in connective tissue.
Tumors whose cells possess secretory granules and originate from the neuroectoderm, i.e., the cells of the ectoblast or epiblast that program the neuroendocrine system. Common properties across most neuroendocrine tumors include ectopic hormone production (often via APUD CELLS), the presence of tumor-associated antigens, and isozyme composition.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the level of CELL DIFFERENTIATION in neoplasms as increasing ANAPLASIA correlates with the aggressiveness of the neoplasm.
A de novo myeloproliferation arising from an abnormal stem cell. It is characterized by the replacement of bone marrow by fibrous tissue, a process that is mediated by CYTOKINES arising from the abnormal clone.
A myeloproliferative disorder of unknown etiology, characterized by abnormal proliferation of all hematopoietic bone marrow elements and an absolute increase in red cell mass and total blood volume, associated frequently with splenomegaly, leukocytosis, and thrombocythemia. Hematopoiesis is also reactive in extramedullary sites (liver and spleen). In time myelofibrosis occurs.
A clinical syndrome characterized by repeated spontaneous hemorrhages and a remarkable increase in the number of circulating platelets.
RNA present in neoplastic tissue.
Trophoblastic growth, which may be gestational or nongestational in origin. Trophoblastic neoplasia resulting from pregnancy is often described as gestational trophoblastic disease to distinguish it from germ cell tumors which frequently show trophoblastic elements, and from the trophoblastic differentiation which sometimes occurs in a wide variety of epithelial cancers. Gestational trophoblastic growth has several forms, including HYDATIDIFORM MOLE and CHORIOCARCINOMA. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1691)
A vascular anomaly due to proliferation of BLOOD VESSELS that forms a tumor-like mass. The common types involve CAPILLARIES and VEINS. It can occur anywhere in the body but is most frequently noticed in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE. (from Stedman, 27th ed, 2000)
Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)
Diseases of rodents of the order RODENTIA. This term includes diseases of Sciuridae (squirrels), Geomyidae (gophers), Heteromyidae (pouched mice), Castoridae (beavers), Cricetidae (rats and mice), Muridae (Old World rats and mice), Erethizontidae (porcupines), and Caviidae (guinea pigs).
Tumors or cancer of the CECUM.
A malignant disease of the B-LYMPHOCYTES in the bone marrow and/or blood.
A neoplasm derived from blood vessels, characterized by numerous prominent endothelial cells that occur singly, in aggregates, and as the lining of congeries of vascular tubes or channels. Hemangioendotheliomas are relatively rare and are of intermediate malignancy (between benign hemangiomas and conventional angiosarcomas). They affect men and women about equally and rarely develop in childhood. (From Stedman, 25th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1866)
A benign, slow-growing tumor, most commonly of the salivary gland, occurring as a small, painless, firm nodule, usually of the parotid gland, but also found in any major or accessory salivary gland anywhere in the oral cavity. It is most often seen in women in the fifth decade. Histologically, the tumor presents a variety of cells: cuboidal, columnar, and squamous cells, showing all forms of epithelial growth. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Tumors or cancer of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
An adenocarcinoma of the thyroid gland, in which the cells are arranged in the form of follicles. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Tumors or cancer in the JEJUNUM region of the small intestine (INTESTINE, SMALL).
A group of carcinomas which share a characteristic morphology, often being composed of clusters and trabecular sheets of round "blue cells", granular chromatin, and an attenuated rim of poorly demarcated cytoplasm. Neuroendocrine tumors include carcinoids, small ("oat") cell carcinomas, medullary carcinoma of the thyroid, Merkel cell tumor, cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma, pancreatic islet cell tumors, and pheochromocytoma. Neurosecretory granules are found within the tumor cells. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
A neoplasm that arises from SCHWANN CELLS of the cranial, peripheral, and autonomic nerves. Clinically, these tumors may present as a cranial neuropathy, abdominal or soft tissue mass, intracranial lesion, or with spinal cord compression. Histologically, these tumors are encapsulated, highly vascular, and composed of a homogenous pattern of biphasic fusiform-shaped cells that may have a palisaded appearance. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp964-5)
Using fine needles (finer than 22-gauge) to remove tissue or fluid specimens from the living body for examination in the pathology laboratory and for disease diagnosis.
Benign and malignant neoplastic processes that arise from or secondarily involve the brain, spinal cord, or meninges.
A connective tissue neoplasm formed by proliferation of mesodermal cells; it is usually highly malignant.
A malignant neoplasm that contains elements of carcinoma and sarcoma so extensively intermixed as to indicate neoplasia of epithelial and mesenchymal tissue. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Liquid material found in epithelial-lined closed cavities or sacs.
Substances that increase the risk of NEOPLASMS in humans or animals. Both genotoxic chemicals, which affect DNA directly, and nongenotoxic chemicals, which induce neoplasms by other mechanism, are included.
A benign epithelial tumor of the LIVER.
Neoplasms which arise from or metastasize to the PITUITARY GLAND. The majority of pituitary neoplasms are adenomas, which are divided into non-secreting and secreting forms. Hormone producing forms are further classified by the type of hormone they secrete. Pituitary adenomas may also be characterized by their staining properties (see ADENOMA, BASOPHIL; ADENOMA, ACIDOPHIL; and ADENOMA, CHROMOPHOBE). Pituitary tumors may compress adjacent structures, including the HYPOTHALAMUS, several CRANIAL NERVES, and the OPTIC CHIASM. Chiasmal compression may result in bitemporal HEMIANOPSIA.
Malignant neoplasms composed of MACROPHAGES or DENDRITIC CELLS. Most histiocytic sarcomas present as localized tumor masses without a leukemic phase. Though the biological behavior of these neoplasms resemble lymphomas, their cell lineage is histiocytic not lymphoid.
A benign, non-neoplastic, usually self-limiting epithelial lesion closely resembling squamous cell carcinoma clinically and histopathologically. It occurs in solitary, multiple, and eruptive forms. The solitary and multiple forms occur on sunlight exposed areas and are identical histologically; they affect primarily white males. The eruptive form usually involves both sexes and appears as a generalized papular eruption.
A condition characterized by poorly-circumscribed gelatinous masses filled with malignant mucin-secreting cells. Forty-five percent of pseudomyxomas arise from the ovary, usually in a mucinous cystadenocarcinoma (CYSTADENOCARCINOMA, MUCINOUS), which has prognostic significance. Pseudomyxoma peritonei must be differentiated from mucinous spillage into the peritoneum by a benign mucocele of the appendix. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Tests to experimentally measure the tumor-producing/cancer cell-producing potency of an agent by administering the agent (e.g., benzanthracenes) and observing the quantity of tumors or the cell transformation developed over a given period of time. The carcinogenicity value is usually measured as milligrams of agent administered per tumor developed. Though this test differs from the DNA-repair and bacterial microsome MUTAGENICITY TESTS, researchers often attempt to correlate the finding of carcinogenicity values and mutagenicity values.
A progressive, malignant disease of the blood-forming organs, characterized by distorted proliferation and development of leukocytes and their precursors in the blood and bone marrow. Leukemias were originally termed acute or chronic based on life expectancy but now are classified according to cellular maturity. Acute leukemias consist of predominately immature cells; chronic leukemias are composed of more mature cells. (From The Merck Manual, 2006)
Tumor or cancer of the MALE GENITALIA.
Intracranial tumors originating in the region of the brain inferior to the tentorium cerebelli, which contains the cerebellum, fourth ventricle, cerebellopontine angle, brain stem, and related structures. Primary tumors of this region are more frequent in children, and may present with ATAXIA; CRANIAL NERVE DISEASES; vomiting; HEADACHE; HYDROCEPHALUS; or other signs of neurologic dysfunction. Relatively frequent histologic subtypes include TERATOMA; MEDULLOBLASTOMA; GLIOBLASTOMA; ASTROCYTOMA; EPENDYMOMA; CRANIOPHARYNGIOMA; and choroid plexus papilloma (PAPILLOMA, CHOROID PLEXUS).
Tumors or cancer in the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Tumors of the iris characterized by increased pigmentation of melanocytes. Iris nevi are composed of proliferated melanocytes and are associated with neurofibromatosis and malignant melanoma of the choroid and ciliary body. Malignant melanoma of the iris often originates from preexisting nevi.
Pathological processes that tend eventually to become malignant. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Cancer or tumors of the URETHRA. Benign epithelial tumors of the urethra usually consist of squamous and transitional cells. Primary urethral carcinomas are rare and typically of squamous cells. Urethral carcinoma is the only urological malignancy that is more common in females than in males.
Cancers or tumors of the LARYNX or any of its parts: the GLOTTIS; EPIGLOTTIS; LARYNGEAL CARTILAGES; LARYNGEAL MUSCLES; and VOCAL CORDS.
A neoplasm composed entirely of GRANULOSA CELLS, occurring mostly in the OVARY. In the adult form, it may contain some THECA CELLS. This tumor often produces ESTRADIOL and INHIBIN. The excess estrogen exposure can lead to other malignancies in women and PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY in girls. In rare cases, granulosa cell tumors have been identified in the TESTES.
Tumors or cancer of the MAMMARY GLAND in animals (MAMMARY GLANDS, ANIMAL).
A family of mesenchymal tumors composed of histologically and immunohistochemically distinctive perivascular epithelioid cells. These cells do not have a normal anatomic homolog. (From Fletcher CDM, et. al., World Health Organization Classification of Tumors: Pathology and Genetics of Tumors of Soft Tissue and Bone, 2002).
Carcinoma characterized by bands or cylinders of hyalinized or mucinous stroma separating or surrounded by nests or cords of small epithelial cells. When the cylinders occur within masses of epithelial cells, they give the tissue a perforated, sievelike, or cribriform appearance. Such tumors occur in the mammary glands, the mucous glands of the upper and lower respiratory tract, and the salivary glands. They are malignant but slow-growing, and tend to spread locally via the nerves. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
Removal and examination of tissue obtained through a transdermal needle inserted into the specific region, organ, or tissue being analyzed.
Immunologic techniques based on the use of: (1) enzyme-antibody conjugates; (2) enzyme-antigen conjugates; (3) antienzyme antibody followed by its homologous enzyme; or (4) enzyme-antienzyme complexes. These are used histologically for visualizing or labeling tissue specimens.
Neoplasms of the brain and spinal cord derived from glial cells which vary from histologically benign forms to highly anaplastic and malignant tumors. Fibrillary astrocytomas are the most common type and may be classified in order of increasing malignancy (grades I through IV). In the first two decades of life, astrocytomas tend to originate in the cerebellar hemispheres; in adults, they most frequently arise in the cerebrum and frequently undergo malignant transformation. (From Devita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp2013-7; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1082)
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
A mixed mesenchymal tumor composed of two or more mesodermal cellular elements not commonly associated, not counting fibrous tissue as one of the elements. Mesenchymomas are widely distributed in the body and about 75% are malignant. (Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1866)
Tumors or cancer of the RECTUM.
A group of heterogeneous lymphoid tumors representing malignant transformations of T-lymphocytes.
Tumors or cancer of the ESOPHAGUS.
Diseases of the domestic cat (Felis catus or F. domesticus). This term does not include diseases of the so-called big cats such as CHEETAHS; LIONS; tigers, cougars, panthers, leopards, and other Felidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.
Tumor or cancer of the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).
A circumscribed benign epithelial tumor projecting from the surrounding surface; more precisely, a benign epithelial neoplasm consisting of villous or arborescent outgrowths of fibrovascular stroma covered by neoplastic cells. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in neoplastic tissue.
A usually benign tumor made up predominantly of myoepithelial cells.
Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.
Tumors of cancer of the EYELIDS.
A type II keratin found associated with KERATIN-19 in ductal epithelia and gastrointestinal epithelia.
Benign and malignant tumors of the HYPOTHALAMUS. Pilocytic astrocytomas and hamartomas are relatively frequent histologic types. Neoplasms of the hypothalamus frequently originate from adjacent structures, including the OPTIC CHIASM, optic nerve (see OPTIC NERVE NEOPLASMS), and pituitary gland (see PITUITARY NEOPLASMS). Relatively frequent clinical manifestations include visual loss, developmental delay, macrocephaly, and precocious puberty. (From Devita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p2051)
A relatively slow-growing glioma that is derived from oligodendrocytes and tends to occur in the cerebral hemispheres, thalamus, or lateral ventricle. They may present at any age, but are most frequent in the third to fifth decades, with an earlier incidence peak in the first decade. Histologically, these tumors are encapsulated, relatively avascular, and tend to form cysts and microcalcifications. Neoplastic cells tend to have small round nuclei surrounded by unstained nuclei. The tumors may vary from well-differentiated to highly anaplastic forms. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p2052; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p655)
A benign tumor composed, wholly or in part, of cells with the morphologic characteristics of HISTIOCYTES and with various fibroblastic components. Fibrous histiocytomas can occur anywhere in the body. When they occur in the skin, they are called dermatofibromas or sclerosing hemangiomas. (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p1747)
A relatively common neoplasm of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that arises from arachnoidal cells. The majority are well differentiated vascular tumors which grow slowly and have a low potential to be invasive, although malignant subtypes occur. Meningiomas have a predilection to arise from the parasagittal region, cerebral convexity, sphenoidal ridge, olfactory groove, and SPINAL CANAL. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp2056-7)
A class of fibrous proteins or scleroproteins that represents the principal constituent of EPIDERMIS; HAIR; NAILS; horny tissues, and the organic matrix of tooth ENAMEL. Two major conformational groups have been characterized, alpha-keratin, whose peptide backbone forms a coiled-coil alpha helical structure consisting of TYPE I KERATIN and a TYPE II KERATIN, and beta-keratin, whose backbone forms a zigzag or pleated sheet structure. alpha-Keratins have been classified into at least 20 subtypes. In addition multiple isoforms of subtypes have been found which may be due to GENE DUPLICATION.
A usually small, slow-growing neoplasm composed of islands of rounded, oxyphilic, or spindle-shaped cells of medium size, with moderately small vesicular nuclei, and covered by intact mucosa with a yellow cut surface. The tumor can occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract (and in the lungs and other sites); approximately 90% arise in the appendix. It is now established that these tumors are of neuroendocrine origin and derive from a primitive stem cell. (From Stedman, 25th ed & Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1182)
A group of heterogeneous lymphoid tumors generally expressing one or more B-cell antigens or representing malignant transformations of B-lymphocytes.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
Tumors or cancer of the MAXILLARY SINUS. They represent the majority of paranasal neoplasms.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.

Caspase-mediated cleavage of p21Waf1/Cip1 converts cancer cells from growth arrest to undergoing apoptosis. (1/40131)

The cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor p21waf1/Cip1 is a downstream effector of the p53-dependent cell growth arrest. We report herein that p21 was cleaved by caspase-3/CPP32 at the site of DHVD112L during the DNA damage-induced apoptosis of cancer cells. The cleaved p21 fragment could no more arrest the cells in G1 phase nor suppress the cells undergoing apoptosis because it failed to bind to the proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) and lost its capability to localize in the nucleus. Thus, caspase-3-mediated cleavage and inactivation of p21 protein may convert cancer cells from growth arrest to undergoing apoptosis, leading to the acceleration of chemotherapy-induced apoptotic process in cancer cells.  (+info)

Respiratory symptoms and long-term risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cancer and other causes in Swedish men. (2/40131)

BACKGROUND: Depressed respiratory function and respiratory symptoms are associated with impaired survival. The present study was undertaken to assess the relation between respiratory symptoms and mortality from cardiovascular causes, cancer and all causes in a large population of middle-aged men. METHODS: Prospective population study of 6442 men aged 51-59 at baseline, free of clinical angina pectoris and prior myocardial infarction. RESULTS: During 16 years there were 1804 deaths (786 from cardiovascular disease, 608 from cancer, 103 from pulmonary disease and 307 from any other cause). Men with effort-related breathlessness had increased risk of dying from all of the examined diseases. After adjustment for age, smoking habit and other risk factors, the relative risk (RR) associated with breathlessness of dying from coronary disease was 1.43 (95% CI : 1.16-1.77), from stroke 1.77 (95% CI: 1.07-2.93), from any cardiovascular disease 1.48 (95% CI : 1.24-1.76), cancer 1.36 (95% CI : 1.11-1.67) and from any cause 1.62 (95% CI: 1.44-1.81). An independent effect of breathlessness on cardiovascular death, cancer death and mortality from all causes was found in life-time non-smokers, and also if men with chest pain not considered to be angina were excluded. An independent effect was also found if all deaths during the first half of the follow-up were excluded. Men with cough and phlegm, without breathlessness, also had an elevated risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and cancer, but after adjustment for smoking and other risk factors this was no longer significant. However, a slightly elevated independent risk of dying from any cause was found (RR = 1.18 [95% CI: 1.02-1.36]). CONCLUSION: A positive response to a simple question about effort related breathlessness predicted subsequent mortality from several causes during a follow-up period of 16 years, independently of smoking and other risk factors.  (+info)

Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency and fluorouracil-related toxicity. (3/40131)

Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) is the initial and rate-limiting enzyme of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) catabolism. We report lymphocytic DPD data concerning a group of 53 patients (23 men, 30 women, mean age 58, range 36-73), treated by 5-FU-based chemotherapy in different French institutions and who developed unanticipated 5-FU-related toxicity. Lymphocyte samples (standard collection procedure) were sent to us for DPD determination (biochemical method). Among the whole group of 53 patients, 19 had a significant DPD deficiency (DD; below 150 fmol min(-1) mg(-1) protein, i.e. less than 70% of the mean value observed from previous population study). There was a greater majority of women in the DD group (15 out of 19, 79%) compared with the remaining 34 patients (15 out of 34, 44%, P<0.014). Toxicity was often severe, leading to patient death in two cases (both women). The toxicity score (sum of WHO grading, theoretical range 0-20) was twice as high in patients with marked DD (below 100 pmol min(-1) mg(-1) protein, n = 11, mean score = 13.2) compared with patients with moderate DD (between 150 and 100 pmol min(-1) mg(-1) protein, n = 8, mean score = 6.8), P = 0.008. In the DD group, there was a high frequency of neurotoxic syndromes (7 out of 19, 37%). The two deceased patients both had severe neurotoxicity. The occurrence of cardiac toxicity was relatively rare (1 out of 19, 5%). These data suggest that women are particularly prone to DPD deficiency and allow a more precise definition of the DD toxicity profile.  (+info)

Cancer incidence in the south Asian population of England (1990-92). (4/40131)

Cancer incidence among English south Asians (residents in England with ethnic origins in India, Pakistan or Bangladesh) is described and compared with non-south Asian and Indian subcontinent rates. The setting for the study was areas covered by Thames, Trent, West Midlands and Yorkshire cancer registries. The study identified 356 555 cases of incident cancer (ICD9:140-208) registered between 1990 and 1992, including 3845 classified as English south Asian. The main outcome measures were age specific and directly standardized incidence rates for all cancer sites (ICD9:140-208). English south Asian incidence rates for all sites combined were significantly lower than non-south Asian rates but higher than Indian subcontinent rates. English south Asian rates were substantially higher than Indian subcontinent rates for a number of common sites including lung cancer in males, breast cancer in females and lymphoma in both sexes. English south Asian rates for childhood and early adult cancer (0-29 years) were similar or higher than non-south Asian rates. English south Asian rates were significantly higher than non-south Asian rates for Hodgkin's disease in males, cancer of the tongue, mouth, oesophagus, thyroid gland and myeloid leukaemia in females, and cancer of the hypopharynx, liver and gall bladder in both sexes. The results are consistent with a transition from the lower cancer risk of the country of ethnic origin to that of the country of residence. They suggest that detrimental changes in lifestyle and other exposures have occurred in the migrant south Asian population.  (+info)

Cancer mortality by educational level in the city of Barcelona. (5/40131)

The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between educational level and mortality from cancer in the city of Barcelona. The data were derived from a record linkage between the Barcelona Mortality Registry and the Municipal Census. The relative risks (RR) of death and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) according to level of education were derived from Poisson regression models. For all malignancies, men in the lowest educational level had a RR of death of 1.21 (95% CI 1.13-1.29) compared with men with a university degree, whereas for women a significant decreasing in risk was observed (RR 0.81; 95% CI 0.74-0.90). Among men, significant negative trends of increasing risk according to level of education were present for cancer of the mouth and pharynx (RR 1.70 for lowest vs. highest level of education), oesophagus (RR 2.14), stomach (RR 1.99), larynx (RR 2.56) and lung (RR 1.35). Among women, cervical cancer was negatively related to education (RR 2.62), whereas a positive trend was present for cancers of the colon (RR 0.76), pancreas (RR 0.59), lung (RR 0.55) and breast (RR 0.65). The present study confirms for the first time, at an individual level, the existence of socioeconomic differences in mortality for several cancer sites in Barcelona, Spain. There is a need to implement health programmes and public health policies to reduce these inequities.  (+info)

p27kip1: a multifunctional cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor with prognostic significance in human cancers. (6/40131)

p27kip1 (p27) is a member of the universal cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor (CDKI) family. p27 expression is regulated by cell contact inhibition and by specific growth factors, such as transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta. Since the cloning of the p27 gene in 1994, a host of other functions have been associated with this cell cycle protein. In addition to its role as a CDKI, p27 is a putative tumor suppressor gene, regulator of drug resistance in solid tumors, and promoter of apoptosis; acts as a safeguard against inflammatory injury; and has a role in cell differentiation. The level of p27 protein expression decreases during tumor development and progression in some epithelial, lymphoid, and endocrine tissues. This decrease occurs mainly at the post-translational level with protein degradation by the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway. A large number of studies have characterized p27 as an independent prognostic factor in various human cancers, including breast, colon, and prostate adenocarcinomas. Here we review the role of p27 in the regulation of the cell cycle and other cell functions and as a diagnostic and prognostic marker in human neoplasms. We also review studies indicating the increasingly important roles of p27, other CDKIs, and cyclins in endocrine cell hyperplasia and tumor development.  (+info)

Angiogenesis: a new theory for endometriosis. (7/40131)

Excessive endometrial angiogenesis is proposed as an important mechanism in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Evidence is reviewed for the hypothesis that the endometrium of women with endometriosis has an increased capacity to proliferate, implant and grow in the peritoneal cavity. Data is summarized indicating that the endometrium of patients with endometriosis shows enhanced endothelial cell proliferation. Results are also reviewed indicating that the cell adhesion molecule integrin alphavbeta3 is expressed in more blood vessels in the endometrium of women with endometriosis when compared with normal women. Taken together, these results provide evidence for increased endometrial angiogenesis in women with endometriosis when compared with normal subjects. Endometriosis is one of the family of angiogenic diseases. Other angiogenic diseases include solid tumours, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and diabetic retanopathy. Excessive endometrial angiogenesis suggests novel new medical treatments for endometriosis aimed at the inhibition of angiogenesis.  (+info)

Osteopenia in the patient with cancer. (8/40131)

Osteopenia is defined as a reduction in bone mass. It is commonly known to occur in elderly people or women who are postmenopausal due to hormonal imbalances. This condition, however, can result because of many other factors, such as poor nutrition, prolonged pharmacological intervention, disease, and decreased mobility. Because patients with cancer experience many of these factors, they are often predisposed to osteopenia. Currently, patients with cancer are living longer and leading more fulfilling lives after treatment. Therefore, it is imperative that therapists who are responsible for these patients understand the risk factors for osteopenia and their relevance to a patient with cancer.  (+info)

Glutamine and glutamate are known to play important roles in cancer biology. However, no detailed information is available in terms of their levels of involvement in various biological processes across different cancer types, whereas such knowledge could be critical for understanding the distinct characteristics of different cancer types. Our computational study aimed to examine the functional roles of glutamine and glutamate across different cancer types. We conducted a comparative analysis of gene expression data of cancer tissues versus normal control tissues of 11 cancer types to understand glutamine and glutamate metabolisms in cancer. Specifically, we developed a linear regression model to assess differential contributions by glutamine and/or glutamate to each of seven biological processes in cancer versus control tissues. While our computational predictions were consistent with some of the previous observations, multiple novel predictions were made: (1) glutamine is generally not involved in
Data & statistics on Incidence Rates for Major Cancer Sites by Gender: Estimated Age-Standardized Incidence Rates for Major Cancer Sites by Gender and Province, Canada, 2002, Incidence Rates for Major Cancer Sites by Gender, Estimated Age-Standardized Incidence Rates for Major Cancer Sites by Sex and Province, Canada, 2006...
Cancer researchers warned Monday that the number of elderly cancer patients would likely double from 2000 to 2030, creating huge challenges to healthcare systems worldwide.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Glypican 3 expression in pediatric malignant solid tumors. AU - Kinoshita, Yoshiaki. AU - Tanaka, Sakura. AU - Souzaki, Ryota. AU - Miyoshi, Kina. AU - Kohashi, Kenichi. AU - Oda, Yoshinao. AU - Nakatsura, Tetsuya. AU - Taguchi, Tomoaki. PY - 2015/2. Y1 - 2015/2. N2 - Purpose Glypican 3 (GPC3) is one of the cell surface heparan sulfate proteoglycans that binds to the cell membrane, and it is known as an oncofetal protein in adult malignant tumors. Clinical trials using a GPC3 peptide vaccine have already been started in Japan as a new immunotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma in adult patients. To investigate the possibility of GPC3 immunotherapy for pediatric malignant tumors, we assessed the expression of GPC3 in pediatric malignant tumors. Methods Immunohistochemically, the GPC3 expression was examined in 159 pediatric solid tumors, including 35 cases of neuroblastoma, 30 cases of Wilms tumor, 10 cases of hepatoblastoma, 25 cases of germ cell tumors, 56 cases of ...
To the best of our knowledge, this was the first study to estimate the frequency of renal insufficiency in elderly cancer patients in Brazil. The prevalence of abnormal renal function among our cohort was high. As suspected, the absolute creatinine level does underestimate renal function impairment …
The subject carries the diagnosis of malignant solid tumor or a malignant or non-malignant hematologic disorder, and is being screened at the NIH for eligibility for an NIH Clinical Center treatment protocol.. OR. The subject carries the diagnosis of malignant solid tumor or a malignant or non-malignant hematologic disorder, and is already enrolled on a clinical protocol at the NIH Clinical Center.. OR. The subject is a related HLA-compatible family member of a patient (bearing a diagnosis of malignant solid tumor or a malignant or non-malignant hematologic) being evaluated for or already enrolled on a clinical protocol at the NIH Clinical Center and is identified as a potentially suitable donor of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells for transplantation.. OR. The subject carries the diagnosis of malignant solid tumor or a malignant or non malignant hematologic disorder or a bone marrow failure condition and is not available to participate in an NIH Clinical Center treatment protocol, or travel ...
Undergoing treatment for pediatric cancer can be a daunting experience for patients and their families. But thanks to one Business School undergrad, some of UNCs youngest and bravest patients are getting by with a little help from their friends.. Participating in a service activity for Business Cares - UNC Kenan-Flaglers signature philanthropy initiative - was an eye-opening experience for Alex Pritts (BSBA 17). He listened intently as Elise Herman shared her son Coopers five-year battle with brain cancer - the inspiration behind Super Coopers Little Red Wagon Foundation.. As Cooper underwent treatment, Herman and her husband Justin (MBA 05) discovered the unique challenges faced by pediatric cancer patients and their families. They also came to realize that few organizations provide the resources and assistance these families need most - and they were determined to help.. In 2010, the Herman family launched Super Coopers Little Red Wagon Foundation. Its apartment-style accommodations - ...
This pharmacokinetic study of nivolumab showed that there is little ethnic difference in the handling of nivolumab.Nivolumab was well tolerated in Korean patients.Background.This phase I study of nivolumab, an anti‐programmed cell death‐1 (anti‐PD‐1) monoclonal antibody, investigated the pharmacokinetics and safety of nivolumab in Korean patients with advanced solid tumors. Findings were compared with results from Japan and the U.S.Materials and Methods.In this two‐part study, patients received a single dose of nivolumab (1, 3, and 10 mg/kg; ONO‐4538‐13) and were followed up for 3 weeks. Those who met the required criteria proceeded to the second part (ONO‐4538‐14), and received the same dose as in part one every 2 weeks.Results.Six patients per dose level were enrolled (n = 18). The mean elimination half‐life of nivolumab among the groups ranged from 15.0 to 19.1 days. The maximum serum concentration and area under serum concentration-time curve increased almost ...
Cancer is the first cause of work-related deaths in the EU, accounting for 53% of the total and therefore the single biggest health risk to workers in the European Union.. To improve protection for workers from cancer-causing chemicals, the Commission today proposes changes to the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive (2004/37/EC) to limit exposure to 13 cancer-causing chemicals at the workplace.. The Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, said: Cancer has an enormous impact on workers, their families, industry and society. With this proposal we will save 100,000 lives in the next 50 years. Protection of workers is at the core of the Commissions commitment to a strong social Europe.. Concretely, the Commission proposes to address exposure to 13 cancer-causing chemicals by including new or amended limit values in the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive. These limit values set a maximum concentration for the presence of a chemical carcinogen in ...
One of the things we do is we are part of the WHO specialised agency for cancer and for the last fifty years weve been developing statistics on the global burden of cancer. One of the key pieces that we work with WHO on is to develop the statistics and understand the future cancer burden as well. So we know there is going to be something in the order of thirty million new cancer cases by 2035, currently its about 14.1 million new cases. So the scale of cancer is increasing greatly, partially because of demographic effects, the impact of population aging and growth, but also increasing risk and the changing profile of cancers as well.. Thats important that we know that but we really need also local data and the best way to get better global data as well as local data is to support cancer surveillance, both in terms of incidence and mortality. We are buoyed by the high level impetus that we see for NCDs and cancers and governments now trying to tackle the increasing burden from NCDs and cancer. ...
Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., a professor of pharmacy and the director of the UF Shands Cancer Centers Cancer Health Disparities Program, served on the planning committee for National Cancer Institute Global Cancer Research Day, which was held in Washington, DC in March in conjuction with the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Meeting.. The meeting aimed to engage a diverse range of participants including both cancer researchers and global health professionals who may not necessarily have specific cancer expertise, but have an interest in exploring the intersection between global health and cancer. The Global Cancer Research Day meeting utilized a highly interactive format to engage the cancer research and global health communities in a rich dialogue about cross-cutting issues. Topics explored included capacity building, cancers related to infectious diseases (including HIV-related malignancies), lessons learned in global health and tapping into the global health communitys ...
Despite deep cuts in federal research spending due to sequestration, Associate Professor Muhammad Zaman (BME, MSE) has secured a five-year grant of more than $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop mathematical and computational models of how breast cancer cells move and communicate as they migrate from tumors, invade nearby tissue and proliferate.. By mapping this process from the molecular to the cellular level through detailed, comprehensive multiscale models based on strong experimental and computational data, Zaman and his collaborators-MIT Professors Frank Gertler, Roger Kamm and Douglas Lauffenberger, and a computational modeling team in Singapore-aim to uncover new pathways to control tumor development and metastasis in the breast, lung, and other organs.. Complex biochemical and biomechanical interactions govern how cancer cells spread from tumors and metastasize in nearby tissue. Much is known about the mechanics of how cancer cells migrate, but how biochemical ...
A new computational study shows how cancer cells take advantage of the system by which cells communicate with their neighbors as they pass messages to be like me or be not like me.. Cancer uses a little-understood element of cell signaling to hijack the communication process and spread, according to Rice University researchers.. Led by Rice biophysicists Eshel Ben-Jacob and José Onuchic, the researchers decode how cancer uses a cell-cell interaction mechanism known as notch signaling to promote metastasis. This mechanism plays a crucial role in embryonic development and wound healing and is activated when a delta or jagged ligand of one cell interacts with the notch receptor on an adjacent one.. Their open-access study appears this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It follows a 2014 study in which the researchers mapped the flow of information through genetic circuits involved in cancer metastasis.. At the heart of our new understanding is that the primary ...
Allott, Emma H. et al Statin Use, Serum Lipids, and Prostate Inflammation in Men with a Negative Prostate Biopsy: Results from the REDUCE Trial. Cancer Prevention Research 10.6 (2017): 319-326. Web. 28 Sept2020. ...
Yanaka, Akinori et al Dietary Sulforaphane-Rich Broccoli Sprouts Reduce Colonization and Attenuate Gastritis in Helicobacter pylori-Infected Mice and Humans. Cancer Prevention Research 2.4 (2009): 353-360. Web. 18 Sept2021. ...
Purpose: To determine the maximum tolerated dose, dose-limiting toxicity (DLT), and recommended phase II dose of dasatinib in metastatic solid tumors refractory to standard therapies or for which no effective standard therapy exists.. Experimental Design: In this phase I, open-label, dose-escalation study, patients received 35 to 160 mg of dasatinib twice daily in 28-day cycles either every 12 hours for 5 consecutive days followed by 2 nontreatment days every week (5D2) or as continuous, twice-daily (CDD) dosing.. Results: Sixty-seven patients were treated (5D2, n = 33; CDD, n = 34). The maximum tolerated doses were 120 mg twice daily 5D2 and 70 mg twice daily CDD. DLTs with 160 mg 5D2 were recurrent grade 2 rash, grade 3 lethargy, and one patient with both grade 3 prolonged bleeding time and grade 3 hypocalcemia; DLTs with 120 mg twice daily CDD were grade 3 nausea, grade 3 fatigue, and one patient with both grade 3 rash and grade 2 proteinuria. The most frequent treatment-related toxicities ...
Cancer therapies are designed to kill tumour cells, but produce tumour cell debris in the process.. In a study published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine, researchers from Brigham and Womens Hospital and colleagues show that leftover debris can stimulate inflammation and tumour growth, but that molecules called resolvins can block that unwanted inflammatory response.. The findings point towards a new way to enhance the effectiveness of current cancer therapies and potentially prevent tumour recurrence.. When conventional cancer treatments, such as radiation or chemotherapy drugs, break apart tumours, they can also spread and stimulate the production of proinflammatory cytokines.. These signalling molecules, known to promote tumour growth, were at the centre of the investigation.. Dead and dying tumour cells are an under-appreciated component of the tumour microenvironment that may promote tumour progression, said Professor Charles Serhan, PhD, DSc, Department of Anesthesiology, ...
I assess the impact that pharmaceutical innovation had on cancer mortality in Mexico during the period 2003-2013, by investigating whether there were larger declines in the age-standardized mortality rate of cancer sites (breast, lung, colon, etc.) that were subject to more pharmaceutical innovation, controlling for changes in the age-standardized cancer incidence rate. The estimates indicate that new drugs launched during 1991-2001 reduced the age-standardized cancer mortality rate by 16%, i.e., at an average annual rate of about 1.6%. I estimate that 105,661 life-years before age 70 were gained in 2013 due to cancer drugs launched during 1991-2001, and that the cost per life-year gained was in the neighborhood of $2146. By the standards of the World Health Organization, new cancer drugs have been very cost-effective in Mexico. The contribution of cancer drug innovation to Mexican longevity growth has been valuable, but, perhaps, it could have been even larger. Only half as many new cancer drugs were
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Natural products, especially supplementary metabolites produced by plants under stressed conditions, are shown to have different pharmacological impacts from one to another. cell lines. The existing study aims to research the power of crude nonpolar, semi-polar, and polar components of leaves to activate different required mechanisms that may prevent tumor cell proliferation or stimulate tumor cell apoptosis. 2. Outcomes: 2.1. Cytotoxicity The ready crude components had been examined against different tumor cell lines: MCF-7, HCT-116, and HepG2. The outcomes exposed that hexane and ethyl acetate components produced a substantial impact in comparison to in solid tumor cell lines MCF-7, HCT-116, and HepG2. Cells had been subjected to the components for 72 h. Cell viability was determined using SRB-U SulphoRhodamine-B data and assay are expressed as mean S.D. (n = 3). Desk 1 IC50 (g/mL) of different components of in various solid tumor cell lines. for 48 h, stained with AO/EB. The pictures had been ...
Current Cancer Therapy Reviews publishes frontier reviews, original research articles, drug clinical trial studies and guest edited thematic issues on all the latest advances in clinical oncology, cancer therapy and pharmacology. The journals aim is to publish the highest quality review articles dedicated to clinical research in the field. The journal is essential reading for all researchers and clinicians in cancer therapy.
Current Cancer Therapy Reviews publishes frontier reviews, original research articles, drug clinical trial studies and guest edited thematic issues on all the latest advances in clinical oncology, cancer therapy and pharmacology. The journals aim is to publish the highest quality review articles dedicated to clinical research in the field. The journal is essential reading for all researchers and clinicians in cancer therapy.
Weve shown that an aged immune system can combat cancer just as well as a young one if you remove the impediments to successful immunity, which are different that those in younger hosts, Dr. Curiel said. Weve shown that if you test all your immune therapy just in young mice and young people, youll never learn how it works in older patients - the ones most at risk for cancer. You might conclude that drugs dont work in aged hosts, when they do. But they have to be combined with some help.. After discovering this in melanoma, the researchers then looked at whether the same action held true in colon cancer, a major cancer killer in the elderly.. The details were different in colon cancer. The bad immune cells that increased in the aged mice and how they were knocked down by the drugs were different than in melanoma, Dr. Curiel said. But the result was the same - we identified a drug combination that was highly effective in the aged mice.. That means that not only must this strategy be ...
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The NCI Global Cancer Research Symposium examined ways of increasing research collaboration, particularly in cancer prevention and screening, to reduce the global cancer burden.
Many of the worlds top cancer researchers presented the latest in cancer research when the Centre for Cancer Biomarkers invited to a two-day symposium at Solstrand.
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Patient accrual. A phase I, single center, open-label design was used to assess the safety, PK characteristics, and efficacy of 2ME2. This study was conducted at the University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center after institutional review board approval. Patients ages ,18 y, with biopsy-proven disease, a life expectancy of ,3 mo, Karnofsky performance status of ,80%, and unresectable or metastatic solid malignancy were eligible. Patients were required to have either progressed on a previous therapy or to lack effective treatment options. Inclusion criteria included at least one measurable lesion as defined by the Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (15) or, in the case of patients with prostate cancer, an increasing serum level of prostate-specific antigen.. Exclusion criteria excluded hematopoietic (Hgb, ,10 g/dL; platelets, ,75,000/mm3), hepatic (aspartate aminotransferase or ALT of ,2.5 times the upper limit of normal) or renal (Cr of ,1.5 times upper limit of ...
This said, however, it is clear that work remains to be done in improving late effects. This may mean modifying current cancer treatments to reduce their neurotoxicity, or introducing new therapies and interventions for survivors. For those interested in developing new intervention strategies, the CCSS data is likely to prove an excellent starting point.. Findings from this study indicate that current therapies, with the continued goal of 100% cure, may still result in poor perceived health outcomes, and more work is needed to address these toxicities in treatment, says Ness. For those who develop adverse outcomes, rehabilitation strategies that work in other populations with pain and mobility limitations may be effective and need to be tested.. Already, several randomised intervention studies have been completed off the back of CCSS-based research. Having recruited a cohort of high-risk childhood cancer survivors, these studies looked into the benefits of breast cancer screening, ...
New research finds that gut bacteria affect cancer risk; in particular, an unhealthy gut flora balance may contribute to colorectal cancer.
Kulimova, Emma et al Growth inhibition and induction of apoptosis in acute myeloid leukemia cells by new indolinone derivatives targeting fibroblast growth factor, platelet-derived growth factor, and vascular endothelial growth factor receptors. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics 5.12 (2006): 3105-3112. Web. 04 July. 2020. ...
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The purpose of this study is to develop and pilot test a behavioral intervention for elderly adults in treatment for colon cancer, to enhance their skills for managing the challenges of completing chemotherapy regimens. The investigators will assess feasibility and acceptability of the intervention, and explore preliminary efficacy of the intervention for reducing psychological distress and improving rates of optimal chemotherapy adherence ...
Atlas, Ella et al Heregulin Is Sufficient for the Promotion of Tumorigenicity and Metastasis of Breast Cancer Cells in Vivo1 1 NIH, Contract No. DK49049 (R.L.); Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC03 76SF00098 (R.L.); and National Cancer Institute of Canada No. 011542 (E.A.).. Molecular Cancer Research 1.3 (2003): 165-175. Web. 24 Sept2021. ...
Researchers have worked out how a new class of anticancer drugs can kill cancer cells. The findings also revealed more about how cancer cells resist treatment.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Follow-Up Care Provider Preferences of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors. AU - Ramsay, Joemy M.. AU - Mann, Karely. AU - Kaul, Sapna. AU - Zamora, Eduardo R.. AU - Smits-Seemann, Rochelle R.. AU - Kirchhoff, Anne C.. PY - 2018/4/1. Y1 - 2018/4/1. N2 - Purpose: To explore the experiences and perspectives of adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors regarding patient-provider relationships and their preferences surrounding type of healthcare provider for follow-up care. Methods: We recruited AYA cancer survivors who were diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 39 using the Utah Cancer Registry. Twenty-eight survivors participated in six focus groups held between March and May of 2015 in Salt Lake City and St. George, Utah. This analysis focuses on how survivors preferences about type of healthcare provider may influence their transition into, and utilization of, follow-up care. Results: On average, survivors were 6.3 (standard deviation = 1.7) years from their ...
An intensive, week-long introduction to translational cancer research - including cancer medicine, the clinical cancer research environment and collaborative team science - for basic scientists who are predoctoral students and postdoctoral fellows, early-career scientists and senior scientists in transition to translational research. This workshop is hosted in close collaboration with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Cancer Center, comprised of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Childrens Hospital Boston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health and Massachusetts General Hospital.. The Translational Cancer Research for Basic Scientists Workshop will provide basic research scientists with a better understanding of translational research, teach them how to adapt their research for maximum clinical impact and help them transition into a new career in translational cancer medicine. This innovative workshop ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Comparative efficacy and safety of interventions for preventing chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis in adult cancer patients. T2 - A systematic review and network meta-analysis. AU - Wilairat, Preyanate. AU - Kengkla, Kirati. AU - Kaewpanan, Thanatchai. AU - Kaewthong, Jirapat. AU - Ruankon, Sorave. AU - Subthaweesin, Chulalak. AU - Stenehjem, David D.. AU - Saokaew, Surasak. PY - 2020/3/1. Y1 - 2020/3/1. N2 - Objective: To examine the comparative efficacy and safety of interventions for preventing chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis (OM) in adult cancer patients. Methods: We searched PubMed, Embase and the Cochrane Central systematically for the randomised control trials (RCTs) of interventions for preventing OM. Network meta-analysis (NMA) was performed to estimate risk ratios (RR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) from both direct and indirect evidence. The primary outcome was any grade of OM. Secondary outcomes were mild-moderate OM, severe OM and adverse events, such as ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Germline mutations as potential causes of childhood solid tumours. T2 - Comments on the Norwegian childhood cancer cohort study editorial. AU - Ravindranath, Yaddanapudi. AU - Spector, Logan G.. N1 - Publisher Copyright: © 2018 Cancer Research UK. Copyright: Copyright 2019 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 2018/4/1. Y1 - 2018/4/1. N2 - Some cancer predisposing germline mutations cause overt birth defects and congenital anomalies. Others are clinically silent and can only be suspected by the presence of increased cancer incidence in family members. A new study shows that long-term monitoring of families may be needed to discover previously unsuspected underlying cancer predisposing mutations.. AB - Some cancer predisposing germline mutations cause overt birth defects and congenital anomalies. Others are clinically silent and can only be suspected by the presence of increased cancer incidence in family members. A new study shows that long-term monitoring of families may be ...
Translational Cancer Research publishes the results of novel research investigations including risk assessment, cellular and prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of human cancers.
PURPOSE The adolescent and young adult (AYA) population is a growing group of survivors, exceeding more than 600,000, at high risk for late effects of cancer-directed therapy. While many guidelines exist for cancer survivorship care, choosing which to use for an AYA cancer survivor is challenging, yet vital, to ensure comprehensive follow-up care. METHODS Survivorship care plans (SCPs), including treatment summaries (TS) and follow-up care plans, were created for three clinical vignettes (acute lymphoblastic leukemia, osteosarcoma, and Hodgkin lymphoma). Four sets of guidelines were used, including the Childrens Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines (COG LTFU), National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines for Age- Related Recommendations: AYA Oncology (NCCN-AYA), NCCN Guidelines for Treatment of Cancer by Site (NCCN-Site), and NCCN Guidelines for Supportive Care: Survivorship (NCCN-Survivorship) and NCCN supplemental cancer screening guidelines. The follow-up care plans were
Young female cancer patients are unhappy about the way fertility preservation options are discussed with them by doctors before starting cancer treatment, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Sheffield and The Childrens Hospital, Sheffield.. The pioneering study discovered that only 40 per cent of young female cancer patients were happy with the way their doctors discussed the options they had to preserve fertility, before undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy which can have a harmful effect on a patients fertility.. Researchers conducted the ground breaking study by asking 290 young cancer patients attending support group conferences organised by the Teenager Cancer Trust in 2004 and 2011.. Their views were collected anonymously using Who wants to be a millionaire? style handsets to answer questions projected onto a big screen. All questions were answered by both male and female cancer patients aged between 13 and 22 years old who had been treated for a variety of ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Estimating lead-time bias in lung cancer diagnosis of patients with previous cancers. AU - Ge, Zhiyun. AU - Heitjan, Daniel F.. AU - Gerber, David E.. AU - Xuan, Lei. AU - Pruitt, Sandi L.. PY - 2018/1/1. Y1 - 2018/1/1. N2 - Surprisingly, survival from a diagnosis of lung cancer has been found to be longer for those who experienced a previous cancer than for those with no previous cancer. A possible explanation is lead-time bias, which, by advancing the time of diagnosis, apparently extends survival among those with a previous cancer even when they enjoy no real clinical advantage. We propose a discrete parametric model to jointly describe survival in a no-previous-cancer group (where, by definition, lead-time bias cannot exist) and in a previous-cancer group (where lead-time bias is possible). We model the lead time with a negative binomial distribution and the post-lead-time survival with a linear spline on the logit hazard scale, which allows for survival to differ between ...
According to the Global Cancer Immunotherapy Market report, the Cancer Immunotherapy Market accounted a value of $62.57 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach a value $160.24 billion at the end of 2023. The Global Cancer Immunotherapy Market report covers the Cancer Immunotherapy Market in a comprehensive manner, across all parameters such as types, applications, users, top players, and regions. The report further covers the drivers, restraints and trends in the Cancer Immunotherapy Market for the customer to understand the intricacies of the Cancer Immunotherapy Market which will help them create an efficient plan of action to grow at the fastest rate across the globe.. Browse The Report: http://orbisresearch.com/reports/index/cancer-immunotherapy-global-market-outlook-2017-2023. The Global Cancer Immunotherapy Market is expected to keep rising at a CAGR of 14.3% for the forecast period of 2017 - 2023. The Global Cancer Immunotherapy Market report provides the customer an accurate analysis ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Phase i dose-escalation study of cabazitaxel administered in combination with cisplatin in patients with advanced solid tumors. AU - Lockhart, A. Craig. AU - Sundaram, Shankar. AU - Sarantopoulos, John. AU - Mita, Monica M.. AU - Wang-Gillam, Andrea. AU - Moseley, Jennifer L.. AU - Barber, Stephanie L.. AU - Lane, Alex R.. AU - Wack, Claudine. AU - Kassalow, Laurent. AU - Dedieu, Jean François. AU - Mita, Alain C.. N1 - Funding Information: Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank participating patients and their families as well as the study co-investigators and research coordinators. Dr Wang-Gillam is a KL2 Scholar (Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences grant KL2TR000450). Dr Sarantopoulos has received funding from the Cancer Center (Grant P30CA054174). Medical writing assistance was provided by Dr Melissa Purves of MediTech Media, funded by Sanofi. This study was funded by Sanofi. Funding Information: Conflict of interest SS, JS, MMM, ...
The Translational Cancer Research for Basic Scientists Workshop will provide basic research scientists with a better understanding of translational research, teach them how to adapt their research for maximum clinical impact, and help them transition into a new career in translational cancer medicine. This innovative workshop addresses many aspects of translational research including leading multidisciplinary teams, working collaboratively and effectively with industry partners, recognizing the unique needs and environment of the clinic and clinical laboratories, dealing with the regulatory and compliance issues in translational science, and understanding the perspective of the patient in order to place research questions into a broader context. During the course of the week, attendees will gain perspective and background knowledge of the disease from translational scientists in academia and industry, clinicians, and patients, while learning about the latest methods and approaches in ...
Table of Content:. 1. INTRODUCTION. 1.1. OVERVIEW OF THE GLOBAL CANCER DIAGNOSTICS MARKET. 1.2. CURRENCY AND PRICING. 1.3. LIMITATION. 1.4. MARKETS COVERED. 2. MARKET SEGMENTATION. 2.1. KEY TAKEAWAYS. 2.2. ARRIVING AT THE GLOBAL CANCER DIAGNOSTICS MARKET SIZE. 2.2.1. MARKET CRACKDOWN APPROACH. 2.2.2. COMPANY REVENUE AND MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS. 2.2.3. DATA TRIANGULATION. 2.2.4. KEY DATA POINTS FROM PRIMARY SOURCES. 2.2.5. KEY DATA POINTS FROM SECONDARY SOURCES. 2.2.6. PORTERS FIVE FORCES MATRIX. 2.2.7. PEST ANALYSIS. 2.2.8. EPIDEMIOLOGY FORECASTING MODELS. 2.3. GLOBAL CANCER DIAGNOSTICS MARKET: RESEARCH SNAPSHOT. 2.4. ASSUMPTIONS. 3. MARKET OVERVIEW. 3.1. DRIVERS. 3.2. RESTRAINTS. 3.3. OPPORTUNITIES. 3.4. CHALLENGES. 4. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. 5. PREMIUM INSIGHTS. 6. GLOBAL CANCER DIAGNOSTICS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY. 6.1. OVERVIEW 6.2. PLATFORM BASED, BY PRODUCT TYPE. 6.2.1. POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR). 6.2.2. IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION (ISH). 6.2.3. IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY (IHC). 6.2.4. NEXT GENERATION ...
Table of Content:. 1. INTRODUCTION. 1.1. OVERVIEW OF THE GLOBAL CANCER DIAGNOSTICS MARKET. 1.2. CURRENCY AND PRICING. 1.3. LIMITATION. 1.4. MARKETS COVERED. 2. MARKET SEGMENTATION. 2.1. KEY TAKEAWAYS. 2.2. ARRIVING AT THE GLOBAL CANCER DIAGNOSTICS MARKET SIZE. 2.2.1. MARKET CRACKDOWN APPROACH. 2.2.2. COMPANY REVENUE AND MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS. 2.2.3. DATA TRIANGULATION. 2.2.4. KEY DATA POINTS FROM PRIMARY SOURCES. 2.2.5. KEY DATA POINTS FROM SECONDARY SOURCES. 2.2.6. PORTERS FIVE FORCES MATRIX. 2.2.7. PEST ANALYSIS. 2.2.8. EPIDEMIOLOGY FORECASTING MODELS. 2.3. GLOBAL CANCER DIAGNOSTICS MARKET: RESEARCH SNAPSHOT. 2.4. ASSUMPTIONS. 3. MARKET OVERVIEW. 3.1. DRIVERS. 3.2. RESTRAINTS. 3.3. OPPORTUNITIES. 3.4. CHALLENGES. 4. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. 5. PREMIUM INSIGHTS. 6. GLOBAL CANCER DIAGNOSTICS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY. 6.1. OVERVIEW 6.2. PLATFORM BASED, BY PRODUCT TYPE. 6.2.1. POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR). 6.2.2. IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION (ISH). 6.2.3. IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY (IHC). 6.2.4. NEXT GENERATION ...
Global Cancer Diagnostics Market to Reach $223. 3 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Cancer Diagnostics estimated at US$150. 6 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$223.New York, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report Global Cancer Diagnostics Industry - https://www.reportlinker.com/p05956209/?utm_source=GNW 3 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.8% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Laboratory Tests, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 5.4% CAGR and reach US$50.7 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Genetic Tests segment is readjusted to a revised 6.4% CAGR for the next 7-year period. The U.S. Market is Estimated at $40.8 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.8% CAGR The Cancer Diagnostics market in the U.S. is estimated at US
Background Partnership for Health-2 (PFH-2) is a web-based version of Partnership for Health, an evidence-based smoking cessation intervention for childhood cancer survivors. This paper describes the...
Survivors of the 10 most common cancers diagnosed in adolescents and young adults (AYAs) are at considerably higher risk for diseases.
The older age is characterized by the increase of frailty, physical comorbidities, functional limitations, cognitive deficits, and inability to perform activities of daily living [7-9]. In elderly cancer patients, there is a significant correlation between somatic diseases, functional limitations and psychological distress [9-11]. Anxiety and depression are considered the most common forms of psychological distress in elderly cancer patients with the highest prevalence in patients older than 80 years [7, 10, 11]. Furthermore, desease- and treatment-related symptoms and the awareness of living with an incurable malignancy can profoundly impact health-related quality of life [12].. In contrast to the amount of research available for patients with solid tumors, there is still a paucity of studies regarding health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with hematologic malignancies [13-16]. For elderly hematologic cancer patients, the number of studies is even sparser. Although about every ...
Cancer-related fatigue is a subjective symptom of fatigue that is experienced by nearly all cancer patients. Among patients receiving cancer treatment other than surgery, it is essentially universal. Fatigue is a normal and expected side effect of most forms of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and biotherapy. On average, cancer-related fatigue is more severe, more distressing, and less likely to be relieved by rest than fatigue experienced by healthy people. It can range from mild to severe, and may be either temporary or a long-term effect. Fatigue may be a symptom of the cancer, or it may be the result of treatments for the cancer. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network defines cancer-related fatigue as a distressing persistent, subjective sense of physical, emotional and/or cognitive tiredness or exhaustion related to cancer or cancer treatment that is not proportional to recent activity and interferes with usual functioning. Cancer-related fatigue is a chronic fatigue (persistent ...
Children born to survivors of childhood cancer do not appear to have an increased risk of birth defects. These results were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.. Cancer treatment can have a range of reproductive effects. Treatment may result in a loss or reduction of fertility in men and women, and treatments that damage the uterus-such as radiation to the pelvis-may increase a womans risk of miscarriage or pre-term delivery. Studies of birth defects among children conceived after a parents cancer treatment have generally been reassuring, but not all of the studies considered the type and dose of treatment received by the parent.. To explore further the risk of birth defects among children born to cancer survivors, researchers evaluated information from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS). The childhood cancer survivors had been diagnosed with cancer before the age of 21. Information was available about almost 4,700 children born to these survivors. The children had been born ...
Mariah Carey blows through THREE OUTFITS during her Beverly Hills shopping spree. Bet hes Brad its all over! Cotterchio M, Kreiger N, Sloan M, Steingart A. Another study by researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute suggested that aspirin use prevents the development of cancers that have the normal version of a gene does ibuprofen increase cancer risk BRAFwhich does ibuprofen increase cancer risk been implicated as a key driver of several cancers, but not cancers that have a mutated form of the gene. Gigi Hadid cuts a casual figure in leather pants and an oversized sweater as she promotes her Tommy Hilfiger line ibuproofen London Fashion Week. Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent.. ...
Translational Cancer Research (Transl Cancer Res TCR; Print ISSN: 2218-676X; Online ISSN 2219-6803; www.theTCR.org) is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal, published by Pioneer Bioscience Publishing Company (PBPC), publishes the results of novel research investigations which bridge the laboratory and clinical settings including risk assessment, cellular and prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of human cancers with the overall goal of improving the clinical care of oncology patients.
Translational Cancer Research (Transl Cancer Res TCR; Print ISSN: 2218-676X; Online ISSN 2219-6803; www.theTCR.org) is an Open Access, peer-reviewed journal, published by Pioneer Bioscience Publishing Company (PBPC), publishes the results of novel research investigations which bridge the laboratory and clinical settings including risk assessment, cellular and prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of human cancers with the overall goal of improving the clinical care of oncology patients.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Imputation and subset-based association analysis across different cancer types identifies multiple independent risk loci in the TERT-CLPTM1L region on chromosome 5p15.33. AU - Wang, Zhaoming. AU - Zhu, Bin. AU - Zhang, Mingfeng. AU - Parikh, Hemang. AU - Jia, Jinping. AU - Chung, Charles C.. AU - Sampson, Joshua N.. AU - Hoskins, Jason W.. AU - Hutchinson, Amy. AU - Burdette, Laurie. AU - Ibrahim, Abdisamad. AU - Hautman, Christopher. AU - Raj, Preethi S.. AU - Abnet, Christian C.. AU - Adjei, Andrew A.. AU - Ahlbom, Anders. AU - Albanes, Demetrius. AU - Allen, Naomi E.. AU - Ambrosone, Christine B.. AU - Aldrich, Melinda. AU - Amiano, Pilar. AU - Amos, Christopher. AU - Andersson, Ulrika. AU - Gerald Andriole, G. A.. AU - Andrulis, Irene L.. AU - Arici, Cecilia. AU - Arslan, Alan A.. AU - Austin, Melissa A.. AU - Baris, Dalsu. AU - Barkauskas, Donald A.. AU - Bassig, Bryan A.. AU - Freeman, Laura E.Beane. AU - Berg, Christine D.. AU - Berndt, Sonja I.. AU - Bertazzi, Pier ...
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a) localized resectable- the tumor is located in one place (T1-T2),. b) localized unresectable - the tumor is present in one place however cannot be removed,. c) advanced - the tumor has spread to other organs,. d) recurrent - the cancer is back after treatment.. Unfortunately, liver cancer survival rates are low as the tumor can be undetected for a long time till any signs appear. More than a half of people affected are men; the common age of liver cancer is 60.. The liver cancer survival rates worldwide show that 7% of patients live up to 5 year after diagnosis. If the cancer is removed surgically, 75% of liver cancer patients can live one more year, 30% reach the survival mark of 5 years and 50% - 3 years.. In terms of primary cancer the liver cancer survival rates are quite high provided that a liver transplant can be performed. Liver cancer survival rates reach 5 years in 75% of cases. For metastatic cases liver transplants have a survival rate coming to zero because in some time cancer ...
LONDON - At present, the cancer diagnostics market is on the verge of explosion. Numerous remarkable technological breakthroughs have been recently achieved in the tumor diagnosis and therapy field; various new specific antigens have been discovered and the mystery of the diseases genetic basis has been unlocked.. In the next five years, the worlds market for cancer diagnostics is promising to perform as exciting, rapidly evolving and dynamic field. Projected technological breakthroughs are expected to open a wide range of new lucrative opportunities for detecting specific tumors, determining genetic predisposition as well as for monitoring biological response to cancer therapy.. Increasing number of geriatric population worldwide is predicted to give further boost to the demand for malignancy assays and, thus, rapid market expansion at the global level.. Cutting-edge research report 2017 World Cancer Diagnostics Market: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, LATAM, Africa, Middle East--Sales ...
Results from pilot studies indicate that palliative cancer patients report increased well-being and less fatigue after physical activity. This study aimed to explore how palliative cancer patients experienced physical activity. A qualitative design with semi-structured interviews was used. Eleven palliative cancer patients over 18 years old with different diagnoses and Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Scale performance status levels of between 1 and 3 were interviewed. Four main themes emerged: routines of everyday life, less fatigue, professional guidance, and hope. The first theme comprised two categories: something to do, and being together with others in a similar situation. The theme professional guidance also comprised two categories: the physiotherapist as tutor, and the physiotherapist as motivator. Some cancer patients in palliative care who participated in physical activity experienced less fatigue and enhanced energy. Physical activity helps to bring structure to everyday life and ...
Press Release issued Sep 16, 2013: Reportstack, provider of premium market research reports announces the addition of 2014 Opportunities in the Spanish Cancer Diagnostics Market market report to its offering 2014 Opportunities in the Spanish Cancer Diagnostics Market is a new strategic analysis of the major business opportunities emerging in the cancer diagnostics market during the next five years. The report examines trends in the Spanish cancer diagnostics markets; reviews current and emerging tests; analyzes potential applications of various diagnostic technologies; forecasts sales of major tumor markers and market segment; profiles leading market players and potential entrants; and suggests alternative business expansion strategies for suppliers.
Whether past history of solid stage I/II inactive cancer has an impact on 28-day mortality of sepsis remains unclear. We aimed to determine the impact of history of stage I or II solid tumor malignancy in complete remission the last 3 years on sepsis outcome. Using the database of the Hellenic Sepsis Study Group from 1553 patients with sepsis admitted in the ICU, 83 patients with sepsis by Sepsis-3 definition with past-history of stage I/II inactive solid malignancy the last 3 years were depicted. A comparator group of 83 patients fully matched for age, severity, type of infection and comorbidities was selected by propensity score matching. Mortality after 28 days was 37.3% in the comparator group and 54.2% in the solid tumor stage I/II group (odds ratio for death 1.98; p: 0.030). Following step-wise forward Cox regression analysis, septic shock (hazard ratio 1.80), acute renal injury (hazard ratio 2.06), history of coronary heart disease (hazard ratio 0.36) and history of stage I/II solid tumor
TY - JOUR. T1 - DNA repair gene variants in relation to overall cancer risk. T2 - A population-based study. AU - Alberg, Anthony J.. AU - Jorgensen, Timothy J.. AU - Ruczinski, Ingo. AU - Wheless, Lee. AU - Shugart, Yin Yao. AU - Berthier-Schaad, Yvette. AU - Kessing, Bailey. AU - Hoffman-Bolton, Judith. AU - Helzlsouer, Kathy J.. AU - Linda Kao, W. H.. AU - Francis, Lesley. AU - Alani, Rhoda M.. AU - Smith, Michael W.. AU - Strickland, Paul Timothy. PY - 2013/1. Y1 - 2013/1. N2 - The hypothesis that germ-line polymorphisms in DNA repair genes influence cancer risk has previously been tested primarily on a cancer site-specific basis. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that DNA repair gene allelic variants contribute to globally elevated cancer risk by measuring associations with risk of all cancers that occurred within a population-based cohort. In the CLUE II cohort study established in 1989 in Washington County, MD, this study was comprised of all 3619 cancer cases ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Phase I study of NGR-hTNF, a selective vascular targeting agent, in combination with cisplatin in refractory solid tumors. AU - Gregorc, Vanesa. AU - De Braud, Filippo G.. AU - De Pas, Tommaso M.. AU - Scalamogna, Roberto. AU - Citterio, Giovanni. AU - Milani, Alessandra. AU - Boselli, Sabrina. AU - Catania, Chiara. AU - Donadoni, Giovanni. AU - Rossoni, Gilda. AU - Ghio, Domenico. AU - Spitaleri, Gianluca. AU - Ammannati, Cristina. AU - Colombi, Scialini. AU - Caligaris-Cappio, Federico. AU - Lambiase, Antonio. AU - Bordignon, Claudio. PY - 2011/4/1. Y1 - 2011/4/1. N2 - Purpose: NGR-hTNF exploits the tumor-homing peptide asparagine-glycine- arginine (NGR) for selectively targeting TNF-α to an aminopeptidase N overexpressed on cancer endothelial cells. Preclinical synergism with cisplatin was displayed even at low doses. This study primarily aimed to explore the safety of low-dose NGR-hTNF combined with cisplatin in resistant/refractory malignancies. Secondary aims included ...
The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer finds that from 2001 to 2017, deaths from cancer (all sites combined) continued to decline. The report was released on March 12 and is published in the journal, Cancer.. The annual report, which represents the collaborative efforts of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the American Cancer Society (ACS), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries NAACCR), found decreases in the overall cancer death rates in all major racial and ethnic groups and among men, women, adolescents, young adults, and children. From 2012 to 2016 incidence of new cancers (for all cancers combined) held steady for men and increased slightly for women.. Over a four-year period (2013 to 2017), the report found:. Cancer death rates for men declined in 11 of the 19 most prevalent cancers, remained stable in four cancers (including prostate), and increased in four cancers (oral cavity and pharynx; soft tissue ...
Historically 15- to 39-year-olds have been treated like an overlooked middle child whose parents are too busy lavishing cancer prevention and therapeutic attention on the youngest and oldest, but the Keck School of Medicine of USC is looking to change that dynamic with a first-of-its-kind report card. Published this year, Cancer in Los Angeles County: Trends Among Adolescents and Young Adults 1988-2011 is a large-scale, comprehensive evaluation of the cancer trends of 15- to 39-year- olds, said Dennis Deapen, lead author of the report and director of the Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program. There has been tremendous improvement in survival of pediatric cancer patients over the last three decades, Deapen said. Thirty years ago, 80 percent of pediatric cancer patients died of their disease. Now over 80 percent are cured. Yet in what we define as the AYA population, between the ages 15 and 39, there has been no overall improvement in their survival. Cancer is the leading cause of non-accidental
Checkpoint Inhibitor Refractory Cancer epidemiology report gives a thorough understanding of the Checkpoint Inhibitor Refractory Cancer by including details such as disease definition, symptoms, causes, pathophysiology, and diagnosis.
Developing cancer therapies that have minimal side-effects depends upon finding and killing only the cancer cells, leaving the healthy cells alone. To selectively kill cancer cells, a cross-institution team of researchers has developed a technique that targets cancer cells abnormal DNA repair machinery. One member of that team is Alan Tomkinson, PhD, University of New Mexico Professor of Internal Medicine and Associate Director of Basic Research at the UNM Cancer Center. Dr. Tomkinson is an expert in DNA ligases, one of the proteins a cell uses to repair its DNA. He and the team recently published a pair of papers describing their work with chronic myeloid leukemia cells and with breast cancer cells.. In one of the papers, the scientists chose to work with chronic myeloid leukemia cells because, as Dr. Tomkinson explains, Chronic myeloid leukemia is driven by an oncogene called BCR-ABL. We wanted a form of cancer where we knew what the initiating event was. For people with BCR-ABL-driven ...
Head and neck cancer is the sixth most common type of cancer and is on the rise in some demographic groups, including young women without any known risk factors. Now, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center report that estrogen may increase the movement of precancerous cells in the mouth and thus promote the spread of the disease within the oral cavity.. The new results, published in the January issue of Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, may lead to novel chemoprevention strategies in the future.. Margie Clapper, Ph.D., co-leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Cancer Prevention Research editorial board member, and colleagues had previously reported that estrogen metabolism changes following smoke exposure in the lungs and may contribute to lung cancer. This study on estrogen and lung cancer first appeared in the June 3, 2010, issue of Cancer Prevention Research.. To find out if this female hormone ...
Manoharan, N., Tyagi, B. B., & Raina, V. (2010). Cancer incidences in rural Delhi--2004-05. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 11(1), 73-77. Abstract There are no data available on cancer incidence pattern in rural Delhi. This is the first report on cancer incidence among Delhi Rural population during 2004-05 which gives the first hand information on cancer incidence. The data for this report has been collected by Delhi Population based cancer registry. The sources for cancer registration are more than 162 Government Hospitals/centers and 250 private hospitals and nursing homes. A total of 594 cancer cases with 317 males and 277 females were registered during the period 1st January 2004 to 31st December 2005. The age adjusted (world population) incidence rates for all sites were 55.2 per 100,000 for... Show More ...
Nearly, one-fifth of childhood cancer survivors (CCSs) smoke cigars. provision of eight weeks of NRT. The participant initiated treatment enables the participant to contact the QL at their comfort, but contains the same six phone classes and provision of 14 days of NRT. Both groups will receive two follow-up phone calls at 8 weeks and 1 year after enrollment to assess their smoking status. The primary outcome measure is cotinine-validated self-reported smoking abstinence at 1-year follow-up. Results from this study will provide the first evidence about the efficacy of intensive QL cessation intervention in this high risk population. Such evidence can lead as well to the dissemination of this intervention to other medically compromised Crassicauline A IC50 populations. INTRODUCTION There are approximately 270,000 adult survivors of childhood cancer in the US [1]. In 2000, the National Cancer Institute estimated that there were approximately 10 million cancer survivors (adult and child survivors) ...
For example, it turns out that Tide Free & Gentle® isnt so gentle. A report recently released by Womens Voices for Earth, Dirty Secrets: Whats Hiding in Your Cleaning Products? found high levels of the cancer-causing chemical 1,4-dioxane in the detergent. 1,4-dioxane doesnt appear on the product label or on the product website, so consumers have no way of knowing its even there.. This is especially concerning, because Tide Free & Gentle® is marketed to moms as a healthier choice for their childrens laundry. Infants and children are more vulnerable to chemical exposures, because their immune, neurological, and hormone systems are still developing.. 1,4-dioxane is a known cancer-causing chemical, and has been linked in animal studies to increased risk of breast cancer.. Procter & Gamble (makers of Tide®) already have experience stripping 1,4 dioxane out of its products; in 2010, the company reformulated its Herbal Essences® shampoo to eliminate 1,4-dioxane. Unfortunately, Dirty Secrets ...
The number of long-term cancer survivors in the general population of the UK is substantial and increasing rapidly. Many cancer survivors have been treated with radiotherapy but the likely number of radiotherapy-related second cancers has not previously been estimated. We used estimates of the numbers of cancer survivors in the UK at the beginning of 2007, in conjunction with estimates of the relative risk of a second primary cancer associated with previous radiotherapy from the United States Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) programme, to estimate the numbers of incident cancers in the UK in 2007 that were associated with radiotherapy for a previous cancer and that may have been caused by it. We estimated that 1,346 cases of cancer, or about 0.45% of the 298,000 new cancers registered in the UK in 2007, were associated with radiotherapy for a previous cancer. The largest numbers of radiotherapy-related second cancers were lung cancer (23.7% of the total), oesophageal cancer (13.3%), and
However, the bright side of this scenario is a major project the National Cancer Institute has organized, which will involve extensive research of the low cancer survival rates among black women in America. At the beginning of this month, the National Cancer Institute was awarded a $12 million-dollar grant.. The money will be used to conduct a vast research study that will focus on finding out more about the low cancer survival rate in black women. A higher level of awareness is the first step toward eventually increasing the cancer survival rate among black women in America.. This is a much-need breakthrough, said Dr. Peterson. This is important because weve got to do something to address these survival rates, he continued.. Source: http://brooklyn.news12.com/news/breast-study-to-address-black-women-s-cancer-survival-rate-1.12045126. ...
Advancements such as these have been fuelling growth of the global market for breast cancer diagnostics. Surging cases of breast cancer, coupled with growing older women population are anticipated to create potential growth opportunities for breast cancer diagnostics market across the globe.. The most common type of cancer for women across the globe currently is breast cancer. The number of breast cancer cases is expected to witness a rise, leading towards the requirement for efficient and early breast cancer detection. An established method, mammography, adopted in many countries, has recently been observed to provide inconclusive test results. Personalized and risk-adapted therapy are expected to resolve these difficulties.. You can Get Free Sample Report Here @ https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=S&rep_id=55. Estimations for the Global Breast Cancer Diagnostics Market. ...
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Secondary neoplasm[edit]. Development of secondary neoplasia after successful chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatment can occur ... The most common secondary neoplasm is secondary acute myeloid leukemia, which develops primarily after treatment with ... Survivors of childhood cancer are more than 13 times as likely to get a secondary neoplasm during the 30 years after treatment ... "Cumulative incidence of secondary neoplasms as a first event after childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia". JAMA. 297 (11): ...
... which may be benign neoplasms) or else a malignant neoplasm (cancer). These neoplasms are also indicated, in the diagram below ... The Hallmarks of Cancer as evolutionary adaptations in a neoplasm[edit]. In their landmark paper, The Hallmarks of Cancer,[3] ... Cells in neoplasms compete for resources, such as oxygen and glucose, as well as space. Thus, a cell that acquires a mutation ... Genetic heterogeneity in neoplasms[edit]. There are multiple levels of genetic heterogeneity associated with cancer, including ...
Although not a malignant neoplasm like other cancers, MPNs are classified within the hematological neoplasms. There are four ... According to the WHO Classification of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Neoplasms 2008 myeloproliferative neoplasms are divided into ... The myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), previously myeloproliferative diseases (MPDs), are a group of diseases of the bone ... Somatic CALR mutations in myeloproliferative neoplasms with nonmutated JAK2. N Engl J Med 2013;369:2391-2405 ...
ICD-10 classifies neoplasms into four main groups: benign neoplasms, in situ neoplasms, malignant neoplasms, and neoplasms of ... The term 'neoplasm' is a synonym of "tumor". 'Neoplasia' denotes the process of the formation of neoplasms/tumors, the process ... "II Neoplasms". World Health Organization. Retrieved 19 June 2014.. *^ a b Abrams, Gerald. "Neoplasia I". Retrieved 23 January ... Malignant neoplasms[edit]. DNA damage[edit]. The central role of DNA damage and epigenetic defects in DNA repair genes in ...
Neoplasms III D50-D89 Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism ...
Neoplasms III D50-D89 Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism ...
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The small intestine is found in all tetrapods and also in teleosts, although its form and length vary enormously between species. In teleosts, it is relatively short, typically around one and a half times the length of the fish's body. It commonly has a number of pyloric caeca, small pouch-like structures along its length that help to increase the overall surface area of the organ for digesting food. There is no ileocaecal valve in teleosts, with the boundary between the small intestine and the rectum being marked only by the end of the digestive epitheliu.[22] In tetrapods, the ileocaecal valve is always present, opening into the colon. The length of the small intestine is typically longer in tetrapods than in teleosts, but is especially so in herbivores, as well as in mammals and birds, which have a higher metabolic rate than amphibians or reptiles. The lining of the small intestine includes microscopic folds to increase its surface area in all vertebrates, but only in mammals do these develop ...
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Ovarian neoplasms Germ cell tumor Seen most often in young women or adolescent girls. Other germ cell tumors are: Endodermal ...
In obstetrics and gynecology contexts, it is a form of adenomyosis that forms a mass or growth around the tissue of the inner uterus. Most cases of adenomyosis are non-symptomatic. However, it may present with dysmenorrhea and pelvic pain. In the case of juvenile cystic adenomyoma, laparoscopic enucleation results in a statistically and clinically significant reduction in dysmenorrhea, ease in any chronic pelvic pain, and low risk of recurrence.[2] ...
Salivary gland neoplasms *Benign: Basal cell adenoma. *Canalicular adenoma. *Ductal papilloma. *Monomorphic adenoma ...
Salivary gland neoplasms *Benign: Basal cell adenoma. *Canalicular adenoma. *Ductal papilloma. *Monomorphic adenoma ...
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Cazzola M, Malcovati L, Invernizzi R (2011). "Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms". Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ ... "Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms". Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 132 (2): 281-9. doi:10.1309/AJCPJ71PTVIKGEVT. PMID 19605822 ... classification of the myeloid neoplasms". Blood. 100 (7): 2292-302. doi:10.1182/blood-2002-04-1199. PMID 12239137. Vardiman J, ... 4th WHO classification of myeloid neoplasms (2008)". Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 53 (3): 391-4. doi:10.4103/0377-4929.68240. ...
Salivary gland neoplasms *Benign: Basal cell adenoma. *Canalicular adenoma. *Ductal papilloma. *Monomorphic adenoma ...
Salivary gland neoplasms *Benign: Basal cell adenoma. *Canalicular adenoma. *Ductal papilloma. *Monomorphic adenoma ...
Salivary gland neoplasms *Benign: Basal cell adenoma. *Canalicular adenoma. *Ductal papilloma. *Monomorphic adenoma ...
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... s are tumours that arise from granulosa cells. They are esterogen secreting tumors and present as large, complex, ovarian masses. These tumours are part of the sex cord-gonadal stromal tumour or non-epithelial group of tumours. Although granulosa cells normally occur only in the ovary, granulosa cell tumours occur in both ovaries and testicles (see Ovarian cancer and Testicular cancer). These tumours should be considered malignant and treated in the same way as other malignant tumours of ovary. The ovarian disease has two forms, juvenile and adult, both characterized by indolent growth,[1] and therefore has high recovery rates.[2][3] The staging system for these tumours is the same as for epithelial tumours and most present as stage I.[4] The peak age at which they occur is 50-55 years, but they may occur at any age. Juvenile granulosa cell tumour is a similar but distinct rare tumour. It too occurs in both the ovary and testis. In the testis it is extremely rare, and has ...
Salivary gland neoplasms *Benign: Basal cell adenoma. *Canalicular adenoma. *Ductal papilloma. *Monomorphic adenoma ...
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Chan JK (1998). "Natural killer cell neoplasms". Anat Pathol. 3: 77-145. PMID 10389582. Elaine Sarkin Jaffe; Nancy Lee Harris; ... a clinicopathologic study of 49 cases of an uncommon aggressive neoplasm". Blood. 89 (12): 4501-13. PMID 9192774. Imamura N, ...
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Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are clonal stem cell diseases that, under the World Health Organization classification, are ... The reader will find Critical Concepts and Management Recommendations in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms to be an invaluable and ... Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are clonal stem cell diseases that, under the World Health Organization classification, are ... Critical Issues About the Diagnosis of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: World Health Organization Classification ...
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Endocrine neoplasms; Islet cell tumors (pancreatic NET); Small cell and large cell... ... Schmitt-Graeff A. (2015) Neuroendocrine Neoplasms. In: Schwab M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Cancer. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. * ... Carcinoid (well differentiated neuroendocrine tumor (NET) of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract); Endocrine neoplasms; ... Klöppel G (2011) Classification and pathology of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms. Endocr Relat Cancer 18:S1-S16 ...
ICD-10 classifies neoplasms into four main groups: benign neoplasms, in situ neoplasms, malignant neoplasms, and neoplasms of ... The term neoplasm is a synonym of "tumor". Neoplasia denotes the process of the formation of neoplasms/tumors, the process ... "II Neoplasms". World Health Organization. Retrieved 19 June 2014.. *^ a b Abrams, Gerald. "Neoplasia I". Retrieved 23 January ... Malignant neoplasms[edit]. DNA damage[edit]. The central role of DNA damage and epigenetic defects in DNA repair genes in ...
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Although not a malignant neoplasm like other cancers, MPNs are classified within the hematological neoplasms. There are four ... According to the WHO Classification of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Neoplasms 2008 myeloproliferative neoplasms are divided into ... The myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), previously myeloproliferative diseases (MPDs), are a group of diseases of the bone ... Somatic CALR mutations in myeloproliferative neoplasms with nonmutated JAK2. N Engl J Med 2013;369:2391-2405 ...
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  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are clonal stem cell diseases that, under the World Health Organization classification, are subcategorized into eight clinicopathologic entities. (springer.com)
  • The myeloproliferative neoplasms ( MPNs ), previously myeloproliferative diseases ( MPDs ), are a group of diseases of the bone marrow in which excess cells are produced. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although not a malignant neoplasm like other cancers, MPNs are classified within the hematological neoplasms . (wikipedia.org)
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are types of blood cancer that begin with an abnormal mutation (change) in a stem cell in the bone marrow. (lls.org)
  • This can cause serious health problems such as a stroke, heart attack or pulmonary embolism Is one of a related group of blood cancers known as "myeloproliferative neoplasms" (MPNs) in w. (lls.org)
  • Is one of a related group of blood cancers known as "myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs)" in which bone marrow cells that produce blood cells develop and function abnormally. (lls.org)
  • Polycythemia Vera (PV) Is one of a related group of blood cancers known as "myeloproliferative neoplasms" (MPNs). (lls.org)
  • The following "How I Treat" sessions on myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) took place at the 2018 ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies. (hematology.org)
  • To provide a comprehensive, easy to navigate resource hub for the study of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) such as Polycythemia Vera, Essential Thrombocythemia and Myelofibrosis. (lls.org)
  • The myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), previously termed the myeloproliferative disorders , are characterized by the clonal proliferation of one or more hematopoietic cell lineages, predominantly in the bone marrow, but sometimes in the liver and spleen. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • In the 2008 revision of the World Health Organization (WHO) classification of myeloid neoplasms, MPNs include chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), chronic neutrophilic leukemia, polycythemia vera (PV), primary myelofibrosis (PMF), essential thrombocythemia (ET), chronic eosinophilic leukemia, mastocytosis, and unclassifiable MPNs. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • 3 Together with the detection of mutant CALR in hematopoietic stem cells, 1 these data define CALR-mutated MPNs as stem cell-derived neoplasms with aberrant and preferential expansion of the megakaryocyte lineage. (hematology.org)
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are a group of rare diseases in which the bone marrow produces too many blood cells. (froedtert.com)
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) are blood cancers that occur when the body makes too many white or red blood cells, or platelets. (cancersupportcommunity.org)
  • MPNs were called Myeloproliferative Diseases until 2008 when the World Health Organization reclassified them as cancers and renamed them Myeloproliferative Neoplasms. (cancersupportcommunity.org)
  • PV is one of three myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs). (cancersupportcommunity.org)
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are a rare, closely-related group of blood disorders in which the bone marrow overproduces red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets. (childrenshospital.org)
  • Myeloproliferative disorders, commonly called myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), are diseases of the bone marrow and blood. (mdanderson.org)
  • But first, more about myeloproliferative neoplasms, or MPNs. (cityofhope.org)
  • Pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (P-NENs) are a group of pathologically and clinically heterogeneous tumors. (medscape.com)
  • Neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) once called carcinoid tumors, endocrine tumors or neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a group of pathologically and clinically heterogeneous tumors. (medscape.com)
  • In some plasma cell neoplasms, the cells are cancer and form tumors, usually in your bones. (webmd.com)
  • The tumors you get with plasma cell neoplasms can also damage your bones. (webmd.com)
  • Primary brain tumors arise from CNS tissue and account for roughly half of all cases of intracranial neoplasms. (medscape.com)
  • Presenting complaints of patients with an intracranial neoplasm tend to be similar for primary brain tumors and intracranial metastases. (medscape.com)
  • Although the overall incidence of primary cardiac neoplasms is low (0.0001-0.5% in autopsy series), these cardiac tumors provide unique diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. (medscape.com)
  • Calretinin is considered a specific and reliable marker for differentiation of sex cord-stromal tumors in humans, but its expression is demonstrated in all types of canine testicular neoplasms , including germ cells tumor (seminoma) and sex cord-stromal tumors (Sertoli cell and Leydig cell tumors). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Neoplasms are commonly called tumors. (nih.gov)
  • Choroidal neoplasms are tumors of the choroid of the eye. (utah.edu)
  • The emerging focus on CSCs in brain tumors represents a paradigm shift in our understanding of the pathogenesis of these neoplasms. (springer.com)
  • Endocrine neoplasms ( tumors ) are among the fastest growing tumors in incidence in the United States. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Plasma cell neoplasms are diseases in which abnormal plasma cells or myeloma cells form tumors in the bones or soft tissues of the body. (oncolink.org)
  • benign neoplasms , in situ neoplasms , malignant neoplasms , and neoplasms of uncertain or unknown behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • [5] Malignant neoplasms are also simply known as cancers and are the focus of oncology . (wikipedia.org)
  • Potentially-malignant neoplasms include carcinoma in situ . (wikipedia.org)
  • Malignant neoplasms are commonly called cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancerous in nature, malignant neoplasms can trigger cases of a dangerous disease called hypercalcemia. (reference.com)
  • The object of this study was the investigation of the risk of occurrence of malignant neoplasms in 508 patients with Dupuytren's disease (DD) and in 2157 of their 1st degree relatives. (medworm.com)
  • There are various benign and malignant neoplasms that may occur in or overlying the nail matrix and in the nailbed, and symptoms may include pain, itching, and throbbing. (wikipedia.org)
  • What Are Plasma Cell Neoplasms? (webmd.com)
  • But with the group of diseases known as plasma cell neoplasms, your body makes too many plasma cells. (webmd.com)
  • Plasma cell neoplasms range from not much of a problem to life-threatening. (webmd.com)
  • Doctors aren't sure, but they believe plasma cell neoplasms likely are related to changes in the genes of some plasma cells. (webmd.com)
  • Plasma cell neoplasms can lead to amyloidosis . (webmd.com)
  • NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of plasma cell neoplasms (including multiple myeloma). (cancer.gov)
  • Plasma cell neoplasms (including multiple myeloma) statistics based on data from large groups of patients to be used as a general guide. (cancer.gov)
  • Potential symptoms of plasma cell neoplasms include fatigue, bone pain, weakness and fevers, says the National Cancer Institute. (reference.com)
  • Plasma cell neoplasms can cause plasma cells to manufacture the M protein antibody, a fault that leads to abnormally thick blood, explains the NCI. (reference.com)
  • Most cancerous plasma cell neoplasms are classifed as plasmacytoma, or multiple myeloma. (reference.com)
  • Plasma cell neoplasms are more common in middle-aged people and senior citizens, with males more at risk than females, notes the NCI. (reference.com)
  • Physicians typically use blood and urine tests to diagnose plasma cell neoplasms. (reference.com)
  • Multiple myeloma, plasmacytoma, lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma, and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) are different types of plasma cell neoplasms. (oncolink.org)
  • This PDQ cancer information summary has current information about treatment of plasma cell neoplasms (including multiple myeloma). (oncolink.org)
  • Plasma cell neoplasms are diseases in which the body makes too many plasma cells. (oncolink.org)
  • Plasma cell neoplasms can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). (oncolink.org)
  • There are several types of plasma cell neoplasms. (oncolink.org)
  • Multiple myeloma and other plasma cell neoplasms may cause a condition called amyloidosis. (oncolink.org)
  • Age can affect the risk of plasma cell neoplasms. (oncolink.org)
  • Tests that examine the blood, bone marrow, and urine are used to detect (find) and diagnose multiple myeloma and other plasma cell neoplasms. (oncolink.org)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Elzonris (tagraxofusp-erzs) infusion for the treatment of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm in adults and in pediatric patients, two years of age and older. (news-medical.net)
  • This trial follows the recent opening of trials with SL-401 in patients with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) and relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and in patients with AML in first complete response (CR) with minimal residual disease (MRD). (cnbc.com)
  • A multicenter clinical trial with SL-401 is currently open and accruing patients with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) and advanced acute myeloid leukemia (AML). (cnbc.com)
  • On December 21, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved tagraxofusp-erzs (ELZONRIS™, Stemline Therapeutics), a CD123-directed cytotoxin, for blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) in adults and in pediatric patients 2 years and older. (fda.gov)
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms are a type of blood cancer that includes myelofibrosis, polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia. (lls.org)
  • Using a case-based approach, Dr. Ruben Mesa will discuss how he treats problematic cases of patients with the myeloproliferative neoplasms of essential thrombocythemia and polycythemia vera. (hematology.org)
  • 62 per cent) and two patients (3 per cent) had a final histopathological diagnosis of malignant neoplasm. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • The differential diagnosis of neuroendocrine neoplasms of the larynx is broad and includes lesions of epithelial, mesenchymal, and neuroectodermal origin. (nih.gov)
  • These lesions have overlapping clinical and pathologic aspects and must be carefully considered in the differential diagnosis of laryngeal neoplasms. (nih.gov)
  • The radiologic finding of erosion of the skull base by this mass lesion may have contributed to its interpretation as a destructive neoplasm, with the differential diagnosis including chondrosarcoma, metastatic lesion, osteosarcoma, and meningioma. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • However, the histology in this case ruled out a diagnosis of neoplasm. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Although myeloproliferative neoplasms can pose health risks, people with these conditions often live for many years after diagnosis. (cancersupportcommunity.org)
  • An oncologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the screening, diagnosis, management and treatment of neoplasms. (wisegeek.com)
  • Diagnosis and treatment typically depend on several factors, such as the site of the affected tissue, the type of neoplasm and the prognosis or outcome of the disease. (wisegeek.com)
  • Neoplasm is an abnormal growth of tissue which, if it forms a mass, is commonly referred to as a tumor . (wikipedia.org)
  • Secondary neoplasm refers to any of a class of cancerous tumor that is either a metastatic offshoot of a primary tumor, or an apparently unrelated tumor that increases in frequency following certain cancer treatments such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy . (wikipedia.org)
  • Current English, however, both medical and non-medical, uses tumor as a synonym for a neoplasm (a solid or fluid-filled cystic lesion that may or may not be formed by an abnormal growth of neoplastic cells) that appears enlarged in size. (wikipedia.org)
  • A neoplasm, typically a benign tumor, can behave more aggressively if not fully treated, rarely giving rise to a cancer. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The most common primary cardiac tumor is the atrial myxoma, which accounts for 40-50% of all these neoplasms. (medscape.com)
  • The unexpected frequency of human tumor antigens, which can be readily defined at the molecular level by the serological analysis of autologous tumor cDNA expression cloning, indicates that human neoplasms elicit multiple specific immune responses in the autologous host and provides diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to human cancer. (pnas.org)
  • Eye neoplasms can affect all parts of the eye , and can be a benign tumor or a malignant tumor ( cancer ). (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, tumor-like growths of undifferentiated cells (neoplasms) develop beneath the egg. (pnas.org)
  • Osteosarcoma was the most prevalent bone tumor, accounting for 86.7% of all malignant primary bone neoplasms diagnosed. (scielo.br)
  • To develop a genetic, epigenetic, metabolomic, and proteomic profile of endocrine neoplasm that will allow us to distinguish benign from malignant tumor for each of the endocrine histologies under study. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In this type of plasma cell neoplasm , the abnormal plasma cells ( myeloma cells ) are in one place and form one tumor , called a plasmacytoma . (oncolink.org)
  • A brain neoplasm , commonly known as a brain tumor, is a collection of abnormal cells originating within the brain tissue. (wisegeek.com)
  • When a tumor forms within the brain in the presence of an existing cancer in another part of the body, it is considered to have metastasized from the original cancer to become a secondary brain neoplasm and is malignant. (wisegeek.com)
  • In 2014 I was diagnosed with a type of myeloproliferative neoplasm. (sciencebasedmedicine.org)
  • The type of myeloproliferative neoplasm is based on whether too many red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets are being made. (vicc.org)
  • A neoplasm can be benign , potentially malignant, or malignant ( cancer ). (wikipedia.org)
  • Our team of experts works closely with our colleagues in the Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Center and the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery to treat patients with neoplasms. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • He is a co-lead investigator of the clinical trial arm of the National Cancer Institute funded MPD Research Consortium and is an inaugural panel chair for the NCCN Guideline Panel on myeloproliferative neoplasms. (hematology.org)
  • Cancer Care offers support services for people with myeloproliferative neoplasms including counseling, support groups, financial assistance, workshops and publications. (cancercare.org)
  • IDIBELL Researchers of the Neuro-Oncology Unit of Bellvitge University Hospital - Catalan Institute of Oncology, led by Dr. Jordi Bruna, have successfully tested a new molecule capable of preventing the development of peripheral neuropathy induced by chemotherapy in cancer patients, especially in colon cancer cases, the third most common neoplasm in the world. (news-medical.net)
  • CancerNetwork® spoke with Abdulraheem Yacoub, MD, during the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2021 to discuss how predictors of response to therapy may be just as important as the development of new therapies for advancing outcomes in myelofibrosis and myeloproliferative neoplasms. (cancernetwork.com)
  • Individuals living with myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) often face a markedly different experience compared to those patients with other types of blood cancer. (curetoday.com)
  • In this special edition of the " CURE Talks Cancer" podcast, we teamed up with our sister publication " OncLive on Air" to speak with a patient-doctor duo on myeloproliferative neoplasms. (curetoday.com)
  • With the increasing number of long-term cancer survivors, there is a growing concern about the risk of radiation induced second malignant neoplasm [SMN]. (mdpi.com)
  • Has anyone had a follicular neoplasm which turned out to be cancer of the thyroid? (medhelp.org)
  • ANDREW T. KUYKENDALL, MD:Yeah, so I'm Andrew Kuykendall.I'm at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.At Moffitt we are a little bit different than Mays and MD Anderson in certain ways, but we're a comprehensive cancer center in Tampa, and we have a very specialized group of physicians that see malignant hematology patients, and I specifically focus on myeloproliferative neoplasm patients, so that's the majority of my practice. (curetoday.com)
  • A plasma cell neoplasm is a disease that causes the human body to produce too many plasma cells, reports the National Cancer Institute. (reference.com)
  • In this type of plasma cell neoplasm , less than 10% of the bone marrow is made up of abnormal plasma cells and there is no cancer . (oncolink.org)
  • Though most secondary neoplasms are known to be metastatic in nature, some may form in the presence of an undiagnosed cancer. (wisegeek.com)
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms can't be narrowed down to a single cancer, but they can be described by a defining characteristic: too many blood cells. (cityofhope.org)
  • In addition, factors such as advanced cancer diagnostics and early initiation of the treatment are fuelling the global malignant neoplasm therapeutics market. (sbwire.com)
  • In terms of value, the U.S accounts for a healthy portion of the global malignant neoplasm therapeutics market attributed to the growing demand for cancer treatment in the country. (sbwire.com)
  • Intestinal neoplasms can refer to: Small intestine cancer Colorectal cancer This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Intestinal neoplasms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The evolving genomic landscape of myeloproliferative neoplasms. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • 1,2 This breakthrough dominated the landscape of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) in 2014 and imbued investigators with a similar scholarly frenzy that followed the identification of JAK2 V617F in 2005. (hematology.org)
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics . (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Washington Manual , www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602798/all/Myeloproliferative_Neoplasms. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Associated Neoplasms is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics . (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Search: 'Neoplasms therapy. (illinois.edu)
  • These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Laryngeal Neoplasm. (fpnotebook.com)
  • For lymphoid neoplasms, e.g. lymphoma and leukemia , clonality is proven by the amplification of a single rearrangement of their immunoglobulin gene (for B cell lesions) or T cell receptor gene (for T cell lesions). (wikipedia.org)
  • The remainder of brain neoplasms are caused by metastatic lesions. (medscape.com)
  • Intracranial lesions mimicking neoplasms. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • The majority of these obstructions are part of pulmonary involvement by primary lung neoplasms or metastatic lesions from other organs. (mendeley.com)
  • January 21, 2015 -- Ultrasound-guided biopsy of bone neoplasms yields similar accuracy to CT-guided biopsy for evaluating primary and metastatic bone lesions, while saving money, offering patient convenience, and avoiding radiation dose, according to research from the Henry Ford Health System. (auntminnie.com)
  • 47 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, 2018 5 Myelofibrosis Initial treatment What is ruxolitinib? (nccn.org)
  • Depending on the nature of the myeloproliferative neoplasm, diagnostic tests may include red cell mass determination (for polycythemia), bone marrow aspirate and trephine biopsy, arterial oxygen saturation and carboxyhaemoglobin level, neutrophil alkaline phosphatase level, vitamin B 12 (or B 12 binding capacity), serum urate [12] or direct sequencing of the patient's DNA. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to cellular differentiation, number of mitosis and local invasion, choroid plexus neoplasms can be classified as choroid plexus papillomas or carcinomas (KOESTNER et al. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Features such as high mitotic rate, marked necrosis, nuclear atypia and solid growth are considered as malignancy indicators for choroid plexus neoplasms (RIBAS et al. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • It should be pointed out, however, that TTR is not entirely specific for choroid plexus neoplasms , since TTR immunoreactivity has been documented in several other neoplasms, retinal pigment epithelium, and hepatocytes. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • It is tempting to define neoplasms as clonal cellular proliferations but the demonstration of clonality is not always possible. (wikipedia.org)
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms are a group of clonal myeloid cell-derived disorders characterized by myeloproliferation without dysplasia, bone marrow hypercellularity, and predisposition to thrombosis, hemorrhage, and bone marrow fibrosis. (cancernetwork.com)
  • It is one of the three most common myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) - rare blood diseases that develop when the bone marrow makes too many blood cells. (cancersupportcommunity.org)
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms are a group of diseases in which the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets. (vicc.org)
  • A variant of t(14;18)-negative nodal diffuse follicular lymphoma (FL) with 1p36 deletion has been proposed in the 2017 World Health Organization (WHO) classification of lymphoid neoplasms. (medscape.com)
  • He is a physician investigator with a career focus on developing new therapies for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms and seeking to better quantify the symptom burden these patients face, and as well as improving their quality of life. (hematology.org)
  • to increase awareness amongst patients, physicians and caregivers of myeloproliferative neoplasms. (lls.org)
  • Dr. Ruben Mesa, from the MPN Education Foundation, discusses various treatment options for myeloproliferative neoplasms, and highlights how advances in research can help patients with the disease and beyond. (curetoday.com)
  • Watch our Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Webinar where an expert panel discussed topics highly relevant to patients, caregivers and advocates right now. (curetoday.com)
  • as you know, my career passion and focus.So, in addition to taking care of patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms, I also take care of patients with acute leukemias, and a very rare type of leukemia called BPDCN. (curetoday.com)
  • Chromogranin A (CgA) is a plasma biomarker widely used in the follow-up of patients with neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs). (plos.org)
  • Neuroendocrine neoplams (NENs) are neoplasms with a broad range of morphologic patterns, grade of differentiation, and biological behavior that share common features of neuroendocrine (NE) programming. (springer.com)
  • Human Chromogranin A (CgA), a 439-residue-long protein present in the secretory granules of many normal and neoplastic neuroendocrine cells, currently represents the main biomarker for neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) [ 1 , 2 ]. (plos.org)
  • In dogs, unlike what is seen in humans and in some other species of domestic animals, malignant bone neoplasms are much more prevalent than benign neoplasms (Brodey 1979, Misdorp 1980, Dorfman et al. (scielo.br)
  • Clinical signs associated with primary bone neoplasms depend much more on the location than on the type of the neoplasm itself (Jongeward 1985). (scielo.br)
  • Breast Neoplasms complications. (illinois.edu)
  • Experimentally induced mammary neoplasms in animals to provide a model for studying human BREAST NEOPLASMS. (labome.org)
  • Testicular neoplasms are relatively uncommon compared with those of other genitourinary organs, accounting for approximately 1% of human malignancies. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • High incidence of benign testicular neoplasms diagnosed by ultrasound. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 5,6,7,8] Testicular neoplasms are hypoechoic on Ultrasonogram and show hypointense enhancement on T1W MRI images. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 4) In contrast, other testicular neoplasms in the prepubertal population present later in life. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Rare testicular neoplasms , such as testicular lymphoma, could be evaluated using technetium-99m methoxyisobutyl isonitrile ([sup. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Primary testicular neoplasms are common in dogs greater than 6 years of age and with a mean age of 10 years (Bethany et al. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A broad spectrum of nonneoplastic conditions can radiologically and clinically mimic an intracranial neoplasm. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Myelo" means bone marrow, where the blood cells are made, while "proliferative" refers to the rapid production of cells, and "neoplasm" is an abnormal growth of cells. (childrenshospital.org)
  • ABSTRACT: In the treatment of musculoskeletal neoplasms, preservation of limb function and prolongation of survival have improved over the past decade. (healio.com)
  • Radiofrequency ablation has been used for treatment of solid neoplasms of the liver, lung, kidney and adrenal. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • News about research and treatment into myeloproliferative neoplasms. (cityofhope.org)
  • The global malignant neoplasm treatment market has become increasingly competitive in the recent years with more player joining in. (sbwire.com)
  • Neoplasms may be benign (not cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). (nih.gov)
  • Klöppel G (2011) Classification and pathology of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms. (springer.com)
  • What Symptoms Are Associated With a Neoplasm? (reference.com)
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms can cause an array of life-altering symptoms. (cityofhope.org)
  • Brain neoplasms are subdivided into primary (originating from brain tissue) and secondary (i.e., metastatic) forms. (nih.gov)
  • Neoplasm is an abnormal mass of tissue as a result of neoplasia. (news-medical.net)
  • Primary neoplasms may arise from endocardium, valvular structures, primitive tissue rests, and the conduction system. (medscape.com)
  • Secondary or metastatic neoplasms arise from hematologic spread of the originating tissue. (medscape.com)
  • A neoplasm is a lump or mass of tissue often caused by neoplasia, the abnormally rapid division and proliferation of cells. (wisegeek.com)
  • In a neoplasm, however, these processes are absent, leading to the larger than normal growth of the tissue. (wisegeek.com)
  • Generally, a primary neoplasm may form within the actual brain tissue or its supportive tissues, such as the meninges. (wisegeek.com)
  • Additionally, a biopsy by stereotactic needle may be taken to obtain a sample of the neoplasm and surrounding tissue for further analysis. (wisegeek.com)
  • The very beginning of malignant neoplasm is the occurrence of abnormal patterns of growth in the tissue known as dysplasia or metaplasia. (sbwire.com)
  • Certain leukemias, including chronic myelogenous leukemia, are also now considered Myeloproliferative Neoplasms. (cancersupportcommunity.org)
  • There are 6 types of chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms. (vicc.org)
  • Chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms sometimes become acute leukemia , in which too many abnormal white blood cells are made. (vicc.org)
  • Tests that examine the blood and bone marrow are used to detect (find) and diagnose chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms. (vicc.org)
  • Additional signs of a brain neoplasm may include impaired cognition , chronic nausea and vomiting , and persistent headache. (wisegeek.com)
  • Albany, NY -- ( SBWIRE ) -- 07/26/2017 -- Malignant neoplasm is believed to be one of the extended conditions of neoplasm. (sbwire.com)
  • NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:STML) announced today the initiation of a clinical trial with SL-401 in four rare myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN). (cnbc.com)
  • Moreover, endocrine neoplasms provide an extremely important model for studying the important molecular changes that lead to carcinogenesis because of their diverse clinical behavior, even when having the same TNM stage and histologic features. (clinicaltrials.gov)