Choriocarcinoma

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Choriocarcinoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Choriocarcinoma" returned 313 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary hepatic choriocarcinoma in a 49-year-old man: report of a case.
 

Author(s): Ryosuke Sekine, Masanobu Hyodo, Masayuki Kojima, Yoshiyuki Meguro, Akifumi Suzuki, Taku Yokoyama, Alan T Lefor, Norio Hirota

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Dec;19(48):9485-9.

 

We report a case of hepatic choriocarcinoma in a man diagnosed at autopsy after a rapid downhill clinical course. The patient was a 49-year-old man who presented with acute right-sided abdominal pain. There were no masses palpable on physical examination. Radiographic findings showed ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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Suppression of choriocarcinoma invasion and metastasis following blockade of BDNF/TrkB signaling.
 

Author(s): Kazuhiro Kawamura, Nanami Kawamura, Naoki Okamoto, Motomu Manabe

Journal: Cancer Med. 2013 Dec;2(6):849-61.

 

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) acts through its cognate receptor tyrosine kinase-B (TrkB) to regulate diverse physiological functions in reproductive and other tissues. In normal and malignant trophoblastic cells, the BDNF/TrkB signaling promotes cell growth. Due to the ...

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2014

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An unusual case of primary choriocarcinoma of the lung.
 

Author(s): Vincenzo Di Crescenzo, Paolo Laperuta, Filomena Napolitano, Chiara Carlomagno, Alfredo Garzi, Mario Vitale

Journal: BMC Surg. 2013 ;13 Suppl 2():S33.

 

Choriocarcinoma is a germ cell tumor containing syncytiotrophoblastic cells and secreting human Beta-HCG. Primary choriocarcinoma of the lung is extremely uncommon. The prognosis of this tumor is extremely poor, despite surgical and chemotherapeutic treatment. We report a surgically ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2013

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The terms "Choriocarcinoma" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Complete response to multidisciplinary therapy in a patient with primary gastric choriocarcinoma.
 

Author(s): Kazuhiro Takahashi, Shigeki Tsukamoto, Ken Saito, Nobuhiro Ohkohchi, Katsu Hirayama

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Aug;19(31):5187-94.

 

Primary gastric choriocarcinoma is a rapidly growing neoplasm with an average survival of several months in untreated patients. Gastrectomy with lymph node dissection followed by chemotherapy is the treatment of choice. Regimens used for gastric adenocarcinoma are usually selected. ...

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2013

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Primary choriocarcinoma of the colon: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Lun Jiang, Jing-Tao Wu, Xin Peng

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Choriocarcinoma usually arises in the uterus and gonads. Primary choriocarcinoma (PCC) in an extragenital organ is rare. When it occurs in the gastrointestinal tract, the stomach is the most common site. Only 12 cases of PCC of the colon have been reported in the world literature. ...

Last Updated: 8 Feb 2013

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Cutaneous metastasis of testicular choriocarcinoma, diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration cytology: a rare case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Bita Geramizadeh, Hanieh Rad

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;55(3):406-8.

 

Skin metastasis of testicular choriocarcinoma is very rare. Until now about nine cases have been reported in the English literature; however, only one of them has been diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology. Herein, we report our experience with FNA cytology diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2012

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Conformation of Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin During Chemotherapy for Choriocarcinoma
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Trophoblastic Neoplasms; Choriocarcinoma

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2006

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DNA Analysis in Samples From Younger Patients With Germ Cell Tumors and Their Parents or Siblings
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Ovarian Mixed Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Teratoma; Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma; Testicular Seminoma; Testicular Teratoma; Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

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Clinical Database and Biobank of Patients With Gynecologic Neoplasms
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cervical Cancer; Ovarian Cancer; Endometrial Cancer; Choriocarcinoma; Uterine Fibroids; Endometriosis

 

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2011

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