Aggressive Fibromatosis

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Aggressive Fibromatosis

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The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

Dedicated to funding research to find a cure for desmoid tumors

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Aggressive Fibromatosis" for support, advocacy or research.

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The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

Dedicated to funding research to find a cure for desmoid tumors

http://www.dtrf.org

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Aggressive Fibromatosis" returned 42 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Time trends in the incidence and treatment of extra-abdominal and abdominal aggressive fibromatosis: a population-based study.
 

Author(s): Danique L M van Broekhoven, Dirk J Grünhagen, Michael A den Bakker, Thijs van Dalen, Cornelis Verhoef

Journal: Ann. Surg. Oncol.. 2015 Sep;22(9):2817-23.

 

Aggressive fibromatosis (AF) is a locally infiltrating soft-tissue tumor. In a population-based study in the Netherlands, we evaluated time trends for the incidence and treatment of AF.

Last Updated: 11 Aug 2015

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Aggressive fibromatosis of the leg and sacrococcygeal region: a report of two cases.
 

Author(s): Fuwen Pan, Qiang Liu, Guoru Zhang, Qiqi Wang, Bo Yun, Yaoguang Han, Rui Deng, Linqing Wu, Shihua Wang

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Aggressive fibromatosis is a rare soft tissue tumor that composes of myofibroblasts that arise from musculoaponeurotic structures. It usually affects the abdominal wall but may be also found in other less common sites including the head and neck, submucosa of the oral cavity, spinal, ...

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2015

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Five years of local control of subscapularis aggressive fibromatosis managed by surgery and imatinib: a case report.
 

Author(s): Abou Dao, Nadia Benchakroun, Hamza Jabir, Amina Taleb, Zineb Bouchbika, Nezha Tawfiq, Hassan Jouhadi, Souha Sahraoui, Abdellatif Benider

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Imatinib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, is a major therapeutic option for the management of unresectable aggressive fibromatosis. Unfortunately, for most patients of low or very low average income countries, surgery often is the first treatment option. This is related to unavailability ...

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2015

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

Locally Aggressive De Novo Spinal Fibromatosis: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Murat Sakir Eksi, Huseyin Kemal Turkoz, Emel Eksi, Akın Akakin, Zafer Orkun Toktas, Deniz Konya

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2015 ;25(5):818-23.

 

Fibromatosis is a benign lesion, which originates from proliferating fibroblasts. Although fibromatosis is a benign tumor, it is locally aggressive and invasive. Spinal presentation of fibromatosis is very rare, and case reports are the only source of the clinical knowledge. Herein, ...

Last Updated: 7 Oct 2015

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Pediatric aggressive fibromatosis: a retrospective analysis of 13 patients and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Saskia Buitendijk, Cees P van de Ven, Ton G Dumans, Jan C den Hollander, Peter J Nowak, Wim J Tissing, Rob Pieters, Marry M van den Heuvel-Eibrink

Journal: Cancer. 2005 Sep;104(5):1090-9.

 

Aggressive fibromatosis (AF) is a soft tissue tumor and is rare in childhood, with high potential for local invasiveness and recurrence. General recommendations for the clinical management of pediatric patients with AF remain undetermined.

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2005

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The pharmacological treatment of aggressive fibromatosis: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): J Janinis, M Patriki, L Vini, G Aravantinos, J S Whelan

Journal: Ann. Oncol.. 2003 Feb;14(2):181-90.

 

Despite the use of surgery and radiotherapy, 20-35% of patients with aggressive fibromatosis (AF) will have local recurrence. The purpose of this review was to collect and analyze all available information regarding the role of non-cytotoxic and cytotoxic chemotherapy in AF that has ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2003

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18F-FES PET/CT in Imaging Patients With Desmoid Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Deep Fibromatosis/Desmoid Tumor; Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2016

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Last Updated: 9 May 2016

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PAZOPANIB Efficacy and Tolerance in Desmoids Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Progressive Desmoids Tumors

 

Last Updated: 25 May 2016

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