Uterine Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor Showing an Atypical ALK Signal Pattern by FISH and DES-ALK Fusion by RNA Sequencing: A Case Report
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors (IMTs) are spindle cell neoplasms of intermediate (borderline) biologic potential with tendency for local recurrence but low risk of metastasis. They affect children more than adults. The most common sites of involvement are the lung, soft tissue, peritoneum, bladder, and less commonly the gynecologic tract. IMTs are characterized by spindle to epithelioid cells with myofibroblastic differentiation, some degree of smooth muscle differentiation, myxoid stroma and usually associated with brisk lymphoplasmacytic infiltrates. In about half of the cases, IMTs are associated with rearrangements of the anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene located at chromosome 2p23. The ALK rearrangement can be detected by immunohistochemistry for ALK protein expression (mostly cytoplasmic with or without perinuclear accentuation) or by fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) using dual-color break-apart probes for which the typical pattern is seen as split 3′ end (red) and 5′ end (green) probe signals in addition to single normal, unsplit red-green signal pair (yellow). Herein we describe a case of uterine IMT initially misdiagnosed intraoperatively as leiomyoma which showed sparse lymphocytic infiltrates, positive ALK expression by immunohistochemistry, a predominantly atypical FISH signal pattern (1 yellow and 1 red signal only) and few typical signal patterns (1 yellow, 1 red, and 1 green signal) in a smaller population of tumor cells. The RNA se...
CONCLUSION: Extensive research have been carried out on various process for preparing Bortezomib and composition thereof. This type of dynamic research will clear the path for many generic players in the United States which lead in reduction of price of the composition and thereby enhancing global health care at cheaper prices. PMID: 32234004 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
17‑AAG synergizes with Belinostat to exhibit a negative effect on the proliferation and invasion of MDA‑MB‑231 breast cancer cells. Oncol Rep. 2020 Mar 26;: Authors: Zuo Y, Xu H, Chen Z, Xiong F, Zhang B, Chen K, Jiang H, Luo C, Zhang H Abstract Breast cancer is one of the most common malignancies that threaten the health of women. Although there are a few chemotherapies for the clinical treatment of breast cancer, these therapies are faced with the problems of drug‑resistance and metastasis. Drug combination can help to reduce the adverse side effects of chemotherapies using single drugs, and ...
Authors: Allegra A, Innao V, Allegra AG, Pulvirenti N, Pugliese M, Musolino C Abstract Protease inhibitors (PIs) inhibit HIV‑1 and HIV‑2 proteases, impeding virus replication and liberation of viral elements from infected cells. In human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) subjects receiving PI‑based treatment, an impressive decrease in the amount of HIV‑associated cancers, unconnected to viral burden or CD4 amount was observed. Research has reported that PIs have influence on cancer proliferation, spread, and survival as an effect on endoplasmic reticulum stress, proteasome, NF‑κB and Akt signalling....
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Fish &Shellfish ImmunologyAuthor(s): Xingzun Zhu, Ming Li, Bao Liu
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Fish &Shellfish ImmunologyAuthor(s): Jialin Zhang, Zhengyi Cui, Guangyao Hu, Xinyu Jiang, Jia Wang, Guo Qiao, Qiang Li
Condition: Marginal Zone Lymphoma Intervention: Sponsor: International Extranodal Lymphoma Study Group (IELSG) Not yet recruiting
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Conclusion: EATL with brain metastasis is a very rare occurrence with dismal prognosis. PMID: 32233276 [PubMed - in process]
We report the case of a 58 year old man with occult obscure gastro-intestinal bleeding (OGIB) without other significant symptoms, in which systemic localisation of follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma was discovered trough capsule endoscopy. This case reflects the clinical significance of performing capsule endoscopy in patients with OGIB. PMID: 32233275 [PubMed - in process]