Surgery has edge over surveillance for micropapillary thyroid cancer
BALTIMORE – Hemithyroidectomy for low-risk micropapillary thyroid cancer can have advantages over active surveillance, according to findings from a study that examined outcomes by cost and quality of... (Source: Clinical Endocrinology News)
Source: Clinical Endocrinology News - April 23, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Intratumor morphological heterogeneity of cancer is not related to chromosome aberrations
(National Research Tomsk State University) Intratumor morphological heterogeneity (diversity) of breast cancer is not related to chromosome aberrations. This conclusion was made based on the study of one case with aggressive variant of breast cancer -- invasive micropapillary carcinoma by researchers from Tomsk State University, Tomsk Cancer Research Institute, and Institute of Medical Genetics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 29, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Scientists Propose a Breast Cancer Drug for Bladder Cancer Patients ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Jan. 21, 2014 ― Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found amplification of HER2, a known driver of some breast cancers, in a type of bladder cancer called micropapillary urothelial carcinoma (MPUC) and have shown that the presence of HER2 amplification is associated with particularly aggressive tumors. These findings suggest that administering [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 21, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: news

Pattern in Lung Cancer Pathology May Predict Recurrence Risk
Identification of a significant micropapillary component within lung adenocarcinomas predicts a higher risk of relapse following lung-sparing surgery, according to results of a new study. (Source: Cancer Network)
Source: Cancer Network - August 20, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news