Latest Adenocarcinoma Stories
By Anonymous Listed below are questions based on articles that appeared in last month's edition of the ARCHIVES. Registered continuing medical education participants should answer these questions either online or use the August 2008 answer sheet. 1.
By Gologan, Adrian Acquafondata, Marie; Dhir, Rajiv; Sepulveda, Antonia R Context.-Polymeric immunoglobulin receptor (PIgR) expression has been found in gastric mucosa and gastric cancers, but it is not known whether PIgR expression is related to background intestinal metaplasia nor the patterns of PIgR expression in tumors arising in the distal esophagus and gastroesophageal (GE) junction.
U.S. and Canadian researchers have taken steps toward developing a gene test to determine whether a patient's lung cancer is especially aggressive or whether radical treatment can be avoided.
By El-Abd, E El-Tahan, R; Fahmy, L; Zaki, S; Faid, W; Sobhi, A; Kandil, K; El-Kwisky, F ABSTRACT This study investigates the possible prognostic role of serum metastasin messenger RNA (mRNA) in breast carcinoma as a non- invasive screening tool, and determines metastasin mRNA in the serum of breast cancer patients with high sensitivity (85%) and specificity (100%).
BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals has announced that patients with adenocarcinoma participating in a Phase II clinical trial of Tavocept showed a survival increase of approximately 198 days.
SAN ANTONIO, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
By Butnor, Kelly J * Context.-Given the magnitude of the therapeutic and prognostic implications, it is critical that pathologists diagnose lung cancer accurately. This can sometimes be a formidable challenge, as a number of benign entities mimic lung carcinoma and vice versa.
By Allen, Timothy Craig The diagnosis of pulmonary malignant neoplasia generally portends a poor prognosis. The facts are stark.
By Franks, Teri J Galvin, Jeffrey R * Context.-Tumors with neuroendocrine morphology are a distinct subset of lung neoplasms sharing characteristic histologic, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and molecular features.
By Ricketts, Reva Tamboli, Pheroze; Czerniak, Bogdan; Guo, Charles C * Tumor-to-tumor metastasis is a rare phenomenon. Renal cell carcinoma is the most common recipient of tumor-totumor metastasis in malignant tumors. However, renal angiomyolipoma has not been reported to be a recipient.
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