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Gene Implicated in Germ Cell Tumor Development - Specialty Pharmacy Times



Gene Implicated in Germ Cell Tumor Development 
Specialty Pharmacy Times
Germ cells eventually develop into sperm and eggs. If these cells become cancerous, they have the potential to form a group of rare cancers called germ cell tumors. Germ cell tumors account for 3% of all cancer types in children and adolescents. In a ...

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Survey Reveals Impairment in Sexual Function Among Germ-Cell Tumor Survivors - Curetoday.com



Survey Reveals Impairment in Sexual Function Among Germ-Cell Tumor Survivors 
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Germ cell tumors are growths that form from reproductive cells, which can be malignant or benign. In men, these tumors typically form in the testicles. The plus side is these tumors tend to respond well to treatment, even when diagnosed at later stages ...

 


UCLA scientists use stem cells to study genetics of germ cell tumors - UCLA Newsroom



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UCLA scientists use stem cells to study genetics of germ cell tumors 
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For the new work, Clark teamed up with Dr. Joanna Gell, a UCLA pediatric cancer specialist who had become interested in germ cell tumors a few years ago, when she was a clinical fellow helping to care for a teenage girl with a hard-to-treat case. ?The ...

 


ASCO GU 2018: Thromboembolic Complications in Germ Cell Tumor Patients: Should Use of Peripherally Inserted ... - UroToday



ASCO GU 2018: Thromboembolic Complications in Germ Cell Tumor Patients: Should Use of Peripherally Inserted ... 
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The authors summarized that the overall thromboembolic event rate was 17.5% in this cohort of germ cell tumor patients receiving chemotherapy. These results suggest a significant association between PICC-line and the occurrence of thromboembolic events ...

 


ASCO GU 2018: Diagnostic Radiation and Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Risk - UroToday



ASCO GU 2018: Diagnostic Radiation and Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Risk 
UroToday
ASCO GU 2018: Diagnostic Radiation and Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Risk. Published 12 February 2018; San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) Dr. Kevin Nead and colleagues presented their work assessing diagnostic radiation and testicular germ cell tumor risk ...

 


ASCO GU 2018: The Role of Imaging in Post-chemotherapy Masses in Germ Cell Tumors - UroToday



ASCO GU 2018: The Role of Imaging in Post-chemotherapy Masses in Germ Cell Tumors 
UroToday
Published 11 February 2018; San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) Dr. Tann presentation was focuses on the role of imaging in post-chemotherapy masses in germ cell testicular tumors (GCTT). Dr. Tan began with a short overview of seminoma. Approximately 25 ...

 


ASCO GU 2018: Serum miRNA to Predict Post-chemotherapy Viable Disease in Testicular Non-seminomatous Germ ... - UroToday



ASCO GU 2018: Serum miRNA to Predict Post-chemotherapy Viable Disease in Testicular Non-seminomatous Germ ... 
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In the study cohort the classical serum tumor markers (AFP, HCG and LDH) did not distinguish post-chemotherapy residual mass histology, not enabling to provide predictive information. However, miRNAs levels were associated with clinical stage with ...

 


Autoimmune Encephalitis Pathophysiology - News Medical - News-Medical.net



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Autoimmune Encephalitis Pathophysiology - News Medical 
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Autoimmune encephalitis (AIE) refers to a group of diseases with autoantibodies against various components of CNS neurons. These act against various neuronal processes and pathways, in different areas of the brain, and so they present in a diverse ...

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Madison County jury returns defense verdict in medical malpractice suit alleging delayed cancer diagnosis - Madison County Record



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Madison County jury returns defense verdict in medical malpractice suit alleging delayed cancer diagnosis 
Madison County Record
Shortly after admission, the swelling was diagnosed as a slow growing, malignant germ cell tumor. Surgery could not be performed because the tumor had grown so large that it became intertwined with major arteries and nerves. Felt had to undergo ...

 


Immunotherapy Combos on Horizon for Ovarian Cancer - OncLive - OncLive



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Immunotherapy Combos on Horizon for Ovarian Cancer - OncLive 
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Several phase III studies are exploring immunotherapy combinations with the potential to disrupt the systemic treatment paradigm for patients with ovarian cancer.

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