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Antibiotic Doesn't Prevent Lung Complication After Stem Cell Transplant

Findings were so dismal that clinical trial was stopped earlySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lung Cancer, Stem Cells
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This article reviews the advantages and limitations of each technique used over the past few decades in clinical practice. The main limitation seems to be the capacity for tracheal tissue regeneration. The physiopathology behind this has yet to be fully understood. Research on stem cells sparked much interest and was thought to be a revolutionary technique; however, the poor long-term results of this approach highlight that there is a long way to go in this research field. Currently, an autologous tissue composite, with or without a tracheal allograft, is the only long-term working solution for every aetiology, despite its...
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Lung cancer Reviews Source Type: research
In January, 2018, Academic Press published my bookPrecision Medicine and the Reinvention of Human Disease. This book has an excellent " look inside " at itsGoogle book site, which includes the Table of Contents. In addition, I thought it might be helpful to see the topics listed in the Book's index. Note that page numbers followed by f indicate figures, t indicate tables, and ge indicate glossary terms.AAbandonware, 270, 310geAb initio, 34, 48ge, 108geABL (abelson leukemia) gene, 28, 58ge, 95 –97Absidia corymbifera, 218Acanthameoba, 213Acanthosis nigricans, 144geAchondroplasia, 74, 143ge, 354geAcne, 54ge, 1...
Source: Specified Life - Category: Information Technology Tags: index jules berman jules j berman precision medicine Source Type: blogs
Welcome to Medgadget’s overview of this year’s Exponential Medicine (ExMed) conference by Singularity University (SU), which took place, for its fifth year in a row, in San Diego, CA at the Hotel Del Coronado last month. This year Ex...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Exclusive Medicine Source Type: blogs
Abstract Recently immunotherapy has made considerable progress in cancer treatment. Pembrolizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody against immune checkpoint programmed death 1 (PD‐1) receptor that is approved for the treatment of unresectable or metastatic melanoma and lung cancer 1,2.
Source: Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our discoveries raise an intriguing question of the role of β-catenin in EGFR-TKIs-treated cancer stem cell-like population(s) and its potential as a new therapeutic target for NSCLC in the future. PMID: 29154817 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Experimental Cell Research - Category: Cytology Authors: Tags: Exp Cell Res Source Type: research
In this study, to investigate the involvement of BMMSCs in lymphangiogenesis in lung cancer, and evaluate the inhibitory effect of Jinfukang on the lymphangiogenesis, chimeric mice were prepared by transplanting bone marrow from green fluorescent protein (GFP) transgenic mice (C57BL/6-EGFP) into irradiated C57BL/6 mice. Then, the chimeric mice were injected subcutaneously with freshly prepared Lewis lung carcinoma cell suspension to make lung tumor model, and the model mice were further orally administrated with Jinfukang once per day for 3 weeks. Four weeks after the bone marrow transplantation, GFP-positive cells primari...
Source: Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
Conclusions: Organizing pneumonia more commonly presents as discrete lesions with a peripheral location in patients with lung cancer and as a diffuse process in patients who had undergone HSCT.
Source: Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography - Category: Radiology Tags: Thoracic Imaging Source Type: research
Isolation and characterization of lung epithelial stem and progenitor cells and understanding of their specific role in lung physiopathology are critical for preventing and controlling lung diseases including lung cancer. In this review, we summarized recent advances in classification and research methods of lung epithelial stem and progenitor cells. Lung epithelial stem and progenitor cells were region-specific, which primarily included basal cells and duct cells in proximal airway, Clara cells, variant Clara cells, bronchioalveolar stem cells and induced krt5+ cells in bronchioles, type II alveolar cells and type II alve...
Source: Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
by Christian SinclairTheAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology recentlypublished the strongest call for concurrent palliative care in oncology. Released online on Halloween 2016, and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology just last month, this Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) should be in the pocket of every palliative care team as they meet with their oncology colleagues to collaborate on better care for patients.The guideline holds more weight and expands the scope compared to the 2012 Provisional Clinical Opinion which emerged after the Temel article. In 2010,NEJM published a randomized control trial (RCT) of pal...
Source: Pallimed: A Hospice and Palliative Medicine Blog - Category: Palliative Care Tags: ASCO guidelines non-pain symptoms oncology sinclair Source Type: blogs
From a starting point of a few cells, researchers can at present build small amounts of at least partially functional tissue for a range of organs, including lungs. These are known as organoids, limited in size because reliable methods of generating the blood vessel networks needed to support larger tissues have yet to be developed. For some organs, those that largely act as filters or chemical factories, it is possible that organoids alone can have significant therapeutic value: transplant many of them at once and let them integrate into a damaged organ to augment its function, for example. For organs like the lung, howev...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Daily News Source Type: blogs
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