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Anti-AchR Antibodies an Indicator of Thymic Surgery's Effectiveness, Study Suggests - Myasthenia Gravis News



Myasthenia Gravis News
 
Anti-AchR Antibodies an Indicator of Thymic Surgery's Effectiveness, Study Suggests 
Myasthenia Gravis News
The study included 37 patients with diagnosed myasthenia gravis who were referred to surgery due to the presence of thymoma (25 patients) or an increased thymus (12 patients). After surgery, the patients were followed for an average of 23 months ...

 


Thymus Cancer Market Size Projected to Rise Lucratively during 2017 ? 2025 - satPRnews (press release)



Thymus Cancer Market Size Projected to Rise Lucratively during 2017 ? 2025 
satPRnews (press release)
People suffering from thymomas show symptoms of shortness of breath, cough, chest pain, weight loss and others. The cancer is benign and people aged between 40 years and 60 years are usually diagnosed with thymomas. As thymus gland is involved in ...

 


New autoimmune disease triggered by thymomas - Science Daily



Science Daily
 
New autoimmune disease triggered by thymomas 
Science Daily
However, in anti-PIT-1 antibody syndrome, PIT-1 is abnormally expressed in thymoma cells, therefore T cells that react to PIT-1 are produced and an autoimmunity is triggered. "Around 20% of hypopituitarism cases are caused by unknown factors. This ...

 


F-FDG PET predict the grade of malignancy in thymic epithelial tumors? An evaluation of only resected tumors - Dove Medical Press



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F-FDG PET predict the grade of malignancy in thymic epithelial tumors? An evaluation of only resected tumors 
Dove Medical Press
Patients and methods: A total of 112 patients with TETs consisting of 92 thymomas and 20 thymic carcinomas (TCs), resected at two institutes (Shizuoka Cancer Center [Shizuoka] and National Cancer Center Hospital [Tokyo]) between October 2002 and ...

 


Single gene defines difference between aggressive and non-aggressive forms of thymoma - News-Medical.net



Single gene defines difference between aggressive and non-aggressive forms of thymoma 
News-Medical.net
For a rare form of cancer called thymoma, researchers have discovered a single gene defining the difference between a fast-growing tumor requiring aggressive treatment and a slow-growing tumor that doesn't require extensive therapy. Thymoma is a cancer ...

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Micronodular thymic neoplasms: case series and literature review with emphasis on the spectrum of differentiation - Nature.com



Micronodular thymic neoplasms: case series and literature review with emphasis on the spectrum of differentiation 
Nature.com
We report nine cases of micronodular thymoma with lymphoid B-cell hyperplasia and one case of micronodular thymic carcinoma with lymphoid hyperplasia from our institution. For a better understanding of these rare tumors, clinical records, and ...

 


Sunitinib Active in Advanced Thymic Carcinoma - Medscape



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Sunitinib Active in Advanced Thymic Carcinoma 
Medscape
Although rare, thymic epithelial tumors are the most common type of tumors to arise in the mediastinum. Thymic epithelial tumors are separated into thymomas and thymic carcinomas, which are more aggressive than thymomas. Standard treatment consists of ...

 


HIV-1 regulation via protective human leukocyte antigen (HLA) haplotypes - Medical Xpress



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HIV-1 regulation via protective human leukocyte antigen (HLA) haplotypes 
Medical Xpress
The HLA-B*52:01 and -C*12:02-restricted CTLs strongly suppress HIV-1 replication resulting in slower disease progression. In contrast, the HLA-B*52:01-C*12:02 haplotypes are susceptible to autoimmune diseases. Credit: Professor Masafumi Takiguchi ...

 


Recurrence of thymic tumors caused by heat-shock proteins - Medical Xpress



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Recurrence of thymic tumors caused by heat-shock proteins 
Medical Xpress
Cancer cells make use of these proteins to form metastases and to develop resistance against chemotherapy treatments, amongst other things. The study found the concentrations of protein measured in patients' blood decline significantly after complete ...

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Thymic cyst causes false-positive radioactive iodine scan - Healio



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Thymic cyst causes false-positive radioactive iodine scan 
Healio
Differential diagnosis includes congenital benign cysts (ie, bronchogenic, esophageal duplication, neurenteric, pericardial and thymic cysts), meningocele, mature cystic teratoma and lymphangioma. Many mediastinal tumors may undergo cystic degeneration ...