Metastasis to a spinal meningioma.

CONCLUSION: Tumor to tumor metastasis rarely occurs, and meningioma, owing to its biological character and increased vascularity, is one of the most common recipients of a metastases from other lesions. PMID: 28695049 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research

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ConclusionResults of this study demonstrated the potential of MWL oil in the development of natural anticancer therapeutic agents.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
We present the case of a 65-year-old man who complained of painless swelling of the left scrotum for 9 months. Scrotal ultrasonography revealed a mass in the left testis. Serum CA199 and CA242 were significantly elevated. 18F-FDG PET/CT was recommended for identifying potential malignancy and showed several hypermetabolic masses in the pancreas, left testis, and right lung. Resection of left testicular and pancreatic masses and fine-needle biopsy of right pulmonary mass were performed, and subsequent pathology confirmed pancreatic adenocarcinoma metastasizing to the testis and lung.
Source: Clinical Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Tags: Interesting Images Source Type: research
A 72-year-old man with a history of T1cN0M0 prostate adenocarcinoma and rising prostate-specific antigen underwent a fluciclovine PET/CT scan that showed high uptake in several para-aortic nodes, suspicious for prostate cancer. A right upper lobe single pulmonary nodule (SPN), demonstrated only mild uptake, which raised the suspicion for a lung primary. Subsequent FDG PET/CT showed high uptake in the SPN, revealing poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma at biopsy, but with no abnormal uptake in the para-aortic nodes. This case highlights the complementary potential of fluciclovine and FDG PET in patients with a history of pr...
Source: Clinical Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Tags: Interesting Images Source Type: research
The evaluation of Programmed cell Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression in the tumor cells with immunohistochemistry is a mandatory diagnostic step in the treatment of lung cancer. It is important to utilize validated antibodies that can reliably detect PD-L1 positive cells. Different antibodies have already been studied. In this present study, we compared a new clone (QR1, Quartett) with reference clones to determine if it can be used in place of previously identified reference clones. We built a tissue micro array (TMA) from 110 lung adenocarcinomas and compared it using immunohistodetection of four different clones: QR1, 22...
Source: Applied Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology - Category: Chemistry Tags: Research Articles Source Type: research
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer. This review gives an overview of the current knowledge of molecular mechanisms of colorectal carcinogenesis and the role of molecular testing in the management of CRC. The majority of CRCs arise from precursor lesions such as adenoma, transforming to adenocarcinoma. Three molecular carcinogenesis pathways have been identified; (1) chromosomal instability, (2) microsatellite instability (MSI), and (3) CpG island methylator phenotype, each account for ~85%, 15%, and 17%, respectively. Evaluation of MSI status, extended RAS mutation analysis, and BRAF mutati...
Source: Advances in Anatomic Pathology - Category: Pathology Tags: Review Articles Source Type: research
Epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors therapy, such as gefitinib, have proven to be effective for lung adenocarcinoma with epidermal growth factor receptor-sensitive mutations. However, drug resistance remains inevitable and the underlying mechanisms are still elusive and poorly understood. In order to explore the mechanisms underlying tyrosine kinase inhibitors resistance, we used long non-coding RNA microarray analysis and found that long non-coding RNA H19 was highly expressed in gefitinib-resistant cell lines. In addition, knockdown of long non-coding RNA H19 was found to be able to decrease cell ...
Source: Anti-Cancer Drugs - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Preclinical Reports Source Type: research
We present the case of a patient with tubulovillous adenocarcinoma of the anal canal which relapsed after chemoradiation. The patient refused salvage surgery and was treated with definitive electrochemotherapy under general anesthesia. Tumor electroporation performed with the insertion of three needles in the recurred site was preceded by an intravenous bolus of bleomycin. After the administered treatment, the patient showed a complete clinical response. A year after electrochemotherapy, the patient is free from local disease with excellent preservation of the sphincter function. Electrochemotherapy may be considered as an...
Source: Anti-Cancer Drugs - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Case Reports Source Type: research
ConclusionRecurrent pyoderma gangrenosum lesions may be the expression of colonic adenocarcinoma in paraneoplastic syndrome and require colonoscopy, especially in at-risk patients.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Primary Signet ring cell carcinoma of the prostate is a rare and aggressive histological variant of adenocarcinomas of the prostate. Treatment is the same as classical adenocarcinoma with an emphasis on aggressive multimodal treatment. PMID: 31797810 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research
Conclusions: These studies suggest that in addition to its role as a palliative therapeutic modality, RFA may have clinical potential as an immune-adjuvant therapy by augmenting the efficacy of adoptive T cell therapy. PMID: 31795828 [PubMed - in process]
Source: International Journal of Hyperthermia - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Int J Hyperthermia Source Type: research
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