Paragangliomas 2

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Paragangliomas 2

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VHL Alliance

VHLA is dedicated to research, education, and support to improve awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life for those affected by VHL.

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Paragangliomas 2" for support, advocacy or research.

VHL Alliance

VHLA is dedicated to research, education, and support to improve awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life for those affected by VHL.

http://www.vhl.org

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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The terms "Paragangliomas 2" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Phase 2 study of everolimus monotherapy in patients with nonfunctioning neuroendocrine tumors or pheochromocytomas/paragangliomas.
 

Author(s): Do-Youn Oh, Tae-Won Kim, Young Suk Park, Sang Joon Shin, Seong Hoon Shin, Eun-Kee Song, Hyo Jin Lee, Kewn-Wook Lee, Yung-Jue Bang

Journal: Cancer. 2012 Dec;118(24):6162-70.

 

The current study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of everolimus in the treatment of patients with nonfunctioning neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) or pheochromocytomas/paragangliomas.

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2012

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Functional imaging of SDHx-related head and neck paragangliomas: comparison of 18F-fluorodihydroxyphenylalanine, 18F-fluorodopamine, 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose PET, 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy, and 111In-pentetreotide scintigraphy.
 

Author(s): Kathryn S King, Clara C Chen, Dimitrios K Alexopoulos, Millie A Whatley, James C Reynolds, Nicholas Patronas, Alexander Ling, Karen T Adams, Paraskevi Xekouki, Howard Lando, Constantine A Stratakis, Karel Pacak

Journal: J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2011 Sep;96(9):2779-85.

 

Accurate diagnosis of head and neck paragangliomas is often complicated by biochemical silence and lack of catecholamine-associated symptoms, making accurate anatomical and functional imaging techniques essential to the diagnostic process.

Last Updated: 7 Sep 2011

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[Mediastinal paragangliomas: a report of 2 cases].
 

Author(s): C Soteras Roura, A Bustos García de Castro, B Cabeza Martínez, J Ferreirós Domínguez

Journal: Radiologia. ;51(4):420-3.

 

Paragangliomas are neuroendocrine tumors derived from chromaffin cells of the extraadrenal sympathetic system; mediastinal paragangliomas are rare. We illustrate and describe the imaging findings in two cases of mediastinal paraganglioma, one nonfunctional aorticopulmonary paraganglioma ...

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2009

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The terms "Paragangliomas 2" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Head and neck paragangliomas in von Hippel-Lindau disease and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2.
 

Author(s): Carsten C Boedeker, Zoran Erlic, Stéphane Richard, Udo Kontny, Anne-Paule Gimenez-Roqueplo, Alberto Cascon, Mercedes Robledo, José M de Campos, Francien H van Nederveen, Ronald R de Krijger, Nelly Burnichon, José Gaal, Martin A Walter, Kirsten Reschke, Thorsten Wiech, Johannes Weber, Klaus Rückauer, Pierre Francois Plouin, Vincent Darrouzet, Sophie Giraud, Charis Eng, Hartmut P H Neumann

Journal: J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2009 Jun;94(6):1938-44.

 

Head and neck paragangliomas (HNPs) occur as sporadic or familial entities, the latter mostly in association with germline mutations of the SDHB, SDHC, or SDHD (SDHx) genes. Heritable non-SDHx HNP might occur in von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL, VHL gene), multiple endocrine neoplasia ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2009

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The multidisciplinary management of paragangliomas of the head and neck, Part 2.
 

Author(s): Kenneth Hu, Mark S Persky

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2003 Aug;17(8):1143-53; discussion 1154, 1158, 1161.

 

Paragangliomas most commonly occur in the carotid body, jugulotympanic area, and vagus nerve but have also been reported in other areas of the head and neck. These tumors are highly vascular and characteristically have early blood vessel and neural involvement, making their treatment ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2003

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PEN-221 in Somatostatin Receptor 2 Expressing Advanced Cancers Including Neuroendocrine and Small Cell Lung Cancers
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neuroendocrine Tumors; Carcinoma, Small Cell Lung; Carcinoma, Large Cell Lung; Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Pheochromocytoma; Paraganglioma; Thyroid Cancer, Medullary; Neuroendocrine Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2016

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Veliparib, Capecitabine, and Temozolomide in Patients With Advanced, Metastatic, and Recurrent Neuroendocrine Tumor
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Functional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor; Malignant Somatostatinoma; Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Metastatic Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma; Metastatic Carcinoid Tumor; Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A; Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B; Neuroendocrine Neoplasm; Non-Functional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor; Pancreatic Glucagonoma; Pancreatic Insulinoma; Recurrent Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma; Recurrent Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma; Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Somatostatin-Producing Neuroendocrine Tumor; Stage III Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma; Stage III Thyroid Gland Medullary Carcinoma; Stage IIIA Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Stage IIIB Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Stage IV Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma; Stage IV Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVA Thyroid Gland Medullary Carcinoma; Stage IVB Thyroid Gland Medullary Carcinoma; Stage IVC Thyroid Gland Medullary Carcinoma; Thymic Carcinoid Tumor; VIP-Producing Neuroendocrine Tumor; Well Differentiated Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma; Zollinger Ellison Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2016

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