Heart tumor

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Heart tumor

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Heart tumor" returned 80 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Limb-bud and Heart (LBH) functions as a tumor suppressor of nasopharyngeal carcinoma by inducing G1/S cell cycle arrest.
 

Author(s): Qicai Liu, Xiaoying Guan, Jingli Lv, Xiaoyan Li, Yingfeng Wang, Li Li

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Epstein-Barr virus-encoded latent membrane protein-1 (LMP1) plays a fundamental role in the malignant transformation of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), although the mechanism is not well understood. Here, we showed that Limb-bud and Heart (LBH) is considerably downregulated in patient ...

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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Resolution of right-sided heart failure symptoms after resection of a primary ovarian carcinoid tumor.
 

Author(s): Todd Goldman, Kathi Adamson, Eugene Yang

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Carcinoid tumors are rare neuroendocrine malignancies that typically originate from the gastrointestinal tract. Patients who are diagnosed with carcinoid heart disease generally have poor prognoses because of advanced metastases during staging and few therapeutic options. We present ...

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2014

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Sleep-mediated heart rate variability after bilateral carotid body tumor resection.
 

Author(s): Nicolasine D Niemeijer, Eleonora P M Corssmit, Robert H A M Reijntjes, Gert Jan Lammers, J Gert van Dijk, Roland D Thijs

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The carotid bodies are thought to play an important role in sleep-dependent autonomic changes. Patients who underwent resection of bilateral carotid body tumors have chronically attenuated baroreflex sensitivity. These subjects provide a unique opportunity to investigate the role ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2015

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The terms "Heart tumor" returned 13 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mixed endometrial stromal and smooth muscle tumor with heart metastasis: report of a case and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Chenghui Huang, Haihua Zhu, Cong Xu, Sophia Jennie Ferrance, Peiguo Cao, Qi Wang, Jingjing Li, Zhen Zhang, Fang Xia, Xiaowei Peng, Ke Cao

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We presented a case of mixed endometrial stromal sarcoma and smooth muscle cell tumor of the uterus with intravenous metastasis into the right heart. 50 hot mutated key genes of solid tumors were detected by next generation sequencing. The literature about the diagnostic and therapeutic ...

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2015

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Calcified amorphous tumor of the heart: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Eunice K Choi, Jae Y Ro, Alberto G Ayala

Journal: Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. ;10(1):38-40.

 

Calcified amorphous tumor of the heart (cardiac CAT) is a rare non-neoplastic cardiac mass that mimics malignancy on imaging and can cause symptoms due to flow obstruction or embolization of calcific fragments. We report a 57-year-old female with multiple medical problems affected ...

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2014

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The beating heart of melanomas: a minor subset of cancer cells sustains tumor growth.
 

Author(s): Patrick Schmidt, Hinrich Abken

Journal: Oncotarget. 2011 Apr;2(4):313-20.

 

The recent observation that targeted elimination of a minor subpopulation of melanoma cells can lastingly eradicate the tumor lesion provides strong evidence that an established melanoma lesion is hierarchically organized and maintained by definite subset of cells but not by every ...

Last Updated: 18 May 2011

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Defining the Genetic Basis for the Development of Primary Pigmented Nodular Adrenocortical Disease (PPNAD) and the Carney Complex
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cushing's Syndrome; Hereditary Neoplastic Syndrome; Lentigo; Neoplasm; Testicular Neoplasm

 

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2015

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Cardiac Toxicity in Medical Treatment of Breast Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Failure; Breast Cancer

 

Last Updated: 7 May 2015

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STOP Heart Disease in Breast Cancer Survivors Trial
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Breast Cancer; Heart Disease; Cardiotoxicity; Myocardial Dysfunction

 

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2016

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