13-year-old's Disney World wish fulfilled
She is 13 and has Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome, which according to the website patient.info is an inherited disorder that causes multiple tumors, both benign and malignant, in the central nervous system and main cavities of the body. Jewel's life is an ...
Victorville Daily Press - Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:33



Blind runner taking on New York marathon
Born with a rare hereditary disease, Von Hippel Lindau, Johnson was diagnosed at the age of 18. He had sight in one eye until he was 33 but has been blind since 2007. He's also had a recent surgery to remove spinal cord tumours which have left him with ...
The Southland Times - Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:43

Exelixis Announces Positive Top-Line Results from METEOR, the Phase 3 Pivotal ...
Cabozantinib reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 42 percent compared to the everolimus arm (hazard ratio [HR]=0.58, 95 percent CI 0.45-0.75, p<0.0001). .... The majority of clear cell RCC tumors exhibit down-regulation of von Hippel ...
Business Wire (press release) - Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:52



Paediatrics: Towards evidence-based management of paediatric RCC
In a previous literature review, >90% of children remained disease-free after a median 4.4 years when involved nodes were completely resected, in the absence of distant metastases. Thus, long-term follow-up data from the COG ... Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL ...
Nature.com - Tue, 07 Jul 2015 04:15

Postsurgical adjuvant or metastatic renal cell carcinoma therapy models reveal ...
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC), normally considered an intrinsically chemotherapy-resistant cancer, is currently treated with targeted biologic therapies, including antiangiogenic tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), such as pazopanib. The efficacy of these ...
UroToday - Mon, 13 Jul 2015 09:07

Von Hippel-Lindau Disease - A Case Report and Review of Literature
The familial form of the common clear-cell variant of RCC is von Hippel-Lindau disease. Major manifestations include the development of RCC, pheochromocytoma, retinal angiomas, and hemangioblastomas of the brain stem, cerebellum, or spinal cord [1].
UroToday - Thu, 14 Feb 2013 03:48

Grey's Anatomy features patient with von Hippel-Lindau disease
The second episode in a three-part series on Grey's Anatomy features a patient with von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL). The next new episode in the show is expected to air on January 6. The first episode, "Adrift and at Peace," aired Dec.
News-Medical.net - Tue, 14 Dec 2010 20:53



Top 10 căn bệnh hiếm gặp, đáng sợ nhất hành tinh
Bệnh von Hippel - Lindau (VHL) hay còn được gọi là hội chứng von Hippel - Lindau (von Hippel - Lindau syndrome) là một loại bệnh có tính chất di truyền theo nhiễm sắc thể trội. Bệnh ảnh hưởng đến nhiều cơ quan của cơ thể như não, tụy, gan, thận, mắt...
Soha - Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:37


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