Circulating tumor cells in hepatocellular carcinoma: a pilot study of ...
Background Circulating biomarkers are urgently needed in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aims of this study were to determine the feasibility of detecting and isolating circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in HCC patients using enrichment for epithelial ...
BMC Blogs Network - Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:41

State of the Art: Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary liver cancer, mainly occurring in cirrhotic livers (in 80–90% of cases) after years of chronic inflammation. The pathogenesis of HCC is a multistep process associated with changes in the host ...
Medscape - Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:07

ATA updates treatment guidelines for medullary thyroid carcinoma
“Despite significant advances in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with [medullary thyroid carcinoma], much remains to be done,” the researchers wrote. “In patients with advanced [medullary thyroid carcinoma], there is a critical need for more ...
Healio - Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:29



Newly updated treatment guidelines for medullary thyroid carcinoma
A Task Force convened by the American Thyroid Association (ATA) released updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). The current document is the first revision of the original guidelines published in 2009.
Medical Xpress - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:11



Older Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients At Increased Risk of ...
Head And Neck Cancer Findings from a recent study published in the journal CANCER show that for some older patients with locally or regionally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, the potential benefit of adding chemotherapy to radiation ...
Radiation Therapy News - Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:22



Sunitinib May Be Acceptable First Line Treatment for Metastatic Renal Cell ...
Sunitinib represents an acceptable option in first line treatment for metastatic papillary renal cell carcinoma (mPRCC), a recent study published early online in the journal Annals of Oncology has shown. Because there is currently no standard first ...
Cancer Therapy Advisor - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:05



An Interesting Pathological Diagnosis: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma in an ...
Adenoid cystic carcinomas (ACCs) constitute 0.1–1 % of all malignant breast tumors. They have better prognosis than other breast malignancies. To date, there have been about 933 cases reported as per English literature. To the best of our knowledge ...
Cancer Therapy Advisor - Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:47

New Urine Biomarkers Identified for Renal Cell Carcinoma
MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Urine aquaporin-1 (AQP1) and perilipin-2 (PLIN2) seem to have utility as biomarkers for diagnosing malignant clear cell or papillary renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in a screening paradigm, according to a study ...
Doctors Lounge - Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:12


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