Histopathologic Features and Clinical Outcome of Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma with a Minor Anaplastic Component

AbstractAlthough prior studies have reported that patients with anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) with a focal anaplastic component may have a prolonged survival compared to other ATC patients, the outcome data are limited. We evaluated a cohort of ATC resected between 2003 and 2018. Tumor slides were reviewed to confirm the diagnosis and to identify cases with a minor ATC component (defined as comprising
Source: Endocrine Pathology - Category: Pathology Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: 131I-therapy can induce salivary gland toxicity with high inter- but also high intrapatient variation among separate gland locations, which can be assessed with PSMA PET/CT. This new technique offers potential to guide further development and evaluation of protective measures in patients receiving 131I-therapy. PMID: 32619138 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Molecular Imaging - Category: Radiology Tags: Mol Imaging Source Type: research
Telomerase reverse transcriptase promoter mutations were recently found to be associated with poorer prognosis in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma. Correlation between telomerase reverse transcriptase messenger RNA expression and survival of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma has not been determined.
Source: Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Thyroid incidentalomas on FDG PET/CT are common with one ‐third of focal uptakes caused by malignancies. Toxic nodules should be excluded. Ultrasound risk‐adapted systems can classify thyroid nodules and identify those who need biopsy. AbstractThyroid incidentalomas on FDG PET/CT are common with one ‐third of focal uptakes caused by malignancies. Toxic nodules should be excluded. Ultrasound risk‐adapted systems can classify thyroid nodules and identify those who need biopsy.
Source: Clinical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: CLINICAL IMAGE Source Type: research
This study aimed to determine the immune profiles of advanced thyroid cancers using fluorescent multiplex immunohistochemistry (F-MIHC) and multispectral imaging (MSI). METHODS: Twenty-eight tissue samples were collected from 12 patients who had DTC with distant metastasis and from 16 with ATC. The samples were assessed using F-MIHC and MSI with antibodies against the cell surface molecules, cluster of differentiation (CD) 4, CD8, programmed cell death (PD-1), PD ligand 1 (PD-L1), forkhead box protein (Foxp)3, and cytokeratin (CK). The expression of PD-L1 was evaluated using tumor proportion score (TPS) and combined po...
Source: Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Thyroid Source Type: research
ConclusionThe reported experience shows that, in selected cases, it is possible to radically remove lateral hypopharyngeal cancer with acceptable functional results.
Source: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Source: Endocrine - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our results certified the role and function of LINC00511 in PTC, and it could become a novel tumor therapeutic target.
Source: Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
The incidence of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) has been increased rapidly in recent decades. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNA) are a class of non-protein-coding transcripts and play critical roles in regulating gene expression and influence biological behaviors of multiple cancers, including PTC. Here, we discovered that lncRNA SNHG3 was significantly downregulated in PTC tissues and cell lines, the expression of SNHG3 was negatively correlated with the TNM stage and poor prognosis of PTC patients. Functional studies illustrated that the depletion of SNHG3 via CRISPR/Cas9 technology promoted the proliferation, migration and...
Source: Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
Conclusion: Finally, the results of ROC curves, immunohistochemical staining, immune cell infiltration and kinase / miRNA / transcription factor regulation showed that KCNK2, KCNK4, KCNK5 and KCNK15 levels could be used as biomarkers for PTC diagnosis. This study implied that KCNK2, KCNK4, KCNK5 and KCNK15 are potential targets of precision therapy for patients with thyroid cancer and these genes are new biomarkers for the therapeutic target for thyroid cancer.
Source: Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS The cytotoxic effects of the PL-Pt(II) complex in human thyroid carcinoma cells, including activation of apoptosis and an increased sub-G1 cell fraction of the cell cycle, were mediated by down-regulation of the mTOR pathway. PMID: 32594094 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
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