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Surveillance feasible for patients with desmoid tumors - Healio



Surveillance feasible for patients with desmoid tumors 
Healio
WAILEA, Hawaii ? Most patients with desmoid tumors safely underwent surveillance only, although pain or tumor growth necessitated treatment for some patients, according to study results presented at the Connective Tissue Oncology Society Annual ...

 


Needle tract recurrence uncommon after core needle biopsy for retroperitoneal sarcoma - Healio



Needle tract recurrence uncommon after core needle biopsy for retroperitoneal sarcoma 
Healio
Exclusion criteria included follow-up time of less than 1 year; desmoid tumors, gastrointestinal stromal tumors or benign disease; and recurrent or residual disease or metastatic disease at progression. Needle tract recurrence served as the primary ...

 


Movember Man: Steve Beggs - W*USA 9



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Movember Man: Steve Beggs 
W*USA 9
?I was young. I was in college and I was shocked,? he recalls. Beggs was diagnosed with Desmoid tumors, an abnormal growth in his pelvic region. He had surgery to have them removed, but the tumors?which he later found out were cancerous?came back ...

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Barbara Bedell: Dreams do come true with determination - Times Herald-Record



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Barbara Bedell: Dreams do come true with determination 
Times Herald-Record
The 9th annual Lap4Life to raise funds for Desmoid Tumor research was attended by more than 1,500 people. This year Lap4Life Foundation donated $40,000 to the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation, and $22,000 to LiveOnNY formerly known as the ...

 


Halloween celebrations and other events in and around Northwest Austin this weekend, Oct. 20-22 - Community Impact Newspaper



Community Impact Newspaper
 
Halloween celebrations and other events in and around Northwest Austin this weekend, Oct. 20-22 
Community Impact Newspaper
The Project Serve at The Domain hosts the Joe Strong Fundraising Tournament, a Halloween-themed four-person team volleyball tournament benefiting Desmoid tumor research. Participants are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes. 9 a.m. $35.

 


Did You Really Just Ask That? - Women's eNews



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Did You Really Just Ask That? 
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?Yeah?? I ask, figuring maybe, just maybe, it's about the tumble I took in the hallway before sixth hour yesterday. Hey, better yet, maybe it's about something that was in the yearbook! Those came out today, and I know there's a pretty cool picture of ...

 


Sandfly bites cause big trouble for newly married couple - DeathRattleSports.com



Sandfly bites cause big trouble for newly married couple 
DeathRattleSports.com
Indeed, any kind of tumor can press against nerves and cause pain. The pain from nerve damage usually is described as ?burning,? ?pins-and-needles? or ?sharp,? so the quality of pain can give a clue to its underlying source. Some tumors, such as ...

 


Rosie O'Donnell dating younger woman - ExpressNewsline



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Rosie O'Donnell dating younger woman 
ExpressNewsline
In January 2013 they announced they had adopted a baby girl following Rounds' battle with desmoid tumors. Rounds had requested sole custody initially claiming she was a more attentive parent. O'Donnell also shares four children, Parker, 22, Chelsea, 20 ...

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Dr. Kasper on Imatinib in Resistant Progressive Desmoid Tumors - OncLive



OncLive
 
Dr. Kasper on Imatinib in Resistant Progressive Desmoid Tumors 
OncLive
Bernd Kasper, MD, PhD, professor, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim, Mannheim, discusses results of a phase II study exploring the efficacy of imatinib (Gleevac) ...

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Pfizer Creates New Smaller Company to Focus on Rare Diseases - Rare Disease Report



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Pfizer Creates New Smaller Company to Focus on Rare Diseases 
Rare Disease Report
Pfizer announced plans for SpringWorks Therapeutics, which will be focused on just 4 experimental drugs, 3 of which are for rare diseases.
Pfizer spins off new company with four rare disease therapies ... Pharmaceutical Business Review
Pfizer spins out SpringWorks Therapeutics biotech - PMLiVE PMLiVE
SpringWorks spins out of Pfizer on rare disease mission ... pharmaphorum

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