Skin cancer: Pensioner dies after doctors dismissed him with paracetamol for head lump

SKIN CANCER: A pensioner has died after developing a large egg-sized lump on his head after falling over at his wife ’s funeral.
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CONCLUSION: Due to its unclear components, potential toxicities, misuse, and over-application, TCM might contribute to tumorigenesis and progression of head neck carcinoma. We seek effective approaches to ensure the safe use of TCM. PMID: 31424693 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of B.U.ON. - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J BUON Source Type: research
Shellie Clark, of Maidenhead, was diagnosed with melanoma five months ago. She warns that if it can happen to her - someone who rarely sunbathed - it will happen to anyone.
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Researchers compared the swallowing-related quality-of-life scores of patients with  oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma who received radiotherapy and patients who received transoral robotic surgery with neck dissection.
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Source: Clinical Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Clinical Epidemiology Source Type: research
Source: Cancer Management and Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cancer Management and Research Source Type: research
AbstractDespite major improvements in combatting metastatic melanoma since the advent of immunotherapy, the overall survival for patients with advanced disease remains low. Recently, there is a growing number of reports supporting an “obesity paradox,” in which patients who are overweight or mildly obese may exhibit a survival benefit in patients who received immune checkpoint inhibitors. We studied the relationship between body mass index and progression-free survival and overall survival in a cohort of 423 metastatic melan oma patients receiving immunotherapy, enrolled and prospectively followed up in the NYU...
Source: Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsPhysicians should be aware of the possibility of the emergence of primary malignancies in patients with a history of papillary thyroid carcinoma, especially lung cancer as it is a common site of papillary thyroid carcinoma metastases. Using appropriate diagnostic evaluations in order to choose the best therapeutic option is of utmost importance.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
In conclusion, this study elucidated that combination of cisplatin and XAV-939 exerted cytotoxic and genotoxic effect to abrogate CSC mediated chemoresistance in HNSCC in synergistic manner.
Source: Mutation Research Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONWe present a case of SCC in the anal canal with liver metastasis presenting as a hepatic pseudocyst.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionCC shows an indolent clinical behavior, with a low recurrence rate after radical surgery. The diagnosis of this rare tumor is typically made after surgery. An aggressive approach is required with curative intents.
Source: Pathology Research and Practice - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
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