Heart tumor

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Heart tumor

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Heart tumor" returned 61 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene promoter region polymorphism and the risk of coronary heart disease.
 

Author(s): Gul Zareen Asifa, Afrose Liaquat, Iram Murtaza, Syed Ali Raza Kazmi, Qamar Javed

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Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF- α ) gene polymorphisms have been implicated in the manifestation of atherosclerosis. Controversy exists regarding the link between the cytokine's variant genotype and CHD among different ethnic groups. There have been fewer studies on the TNF- α ...

Last Updated: 1 Jan 2014

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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the heart. Overlap with IgG4-related disease?
 

Author(s): Hidemichi Kouzu, Takayuki Miki, Masashi Mizuno, Yukishige Kimura, Atsuko Muranaka, Satoshi Yuda, Yoshiko Keira, Tadashi Hasegawa, Yasuko Miyaki, Nobuyuki Takagi, Tetsuya Higami, Tetsuji Miura

Journal: Circ. J.. 2014 ;78(4):1006-8.

 

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2014

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Wilms' tumor with right heart extension: report of a post-chemotherapeutic fatality.
 

Author(s): Pradeep Vaideeswar, Jayashri P Chaudhari

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;55(3):381-3.

 

Wilms' tumor (WT) has a strong propensity to invade the vasculature in the form of tumor-thrombus, into the renal veins, and inferior vena cava and even into the right atrium. This cavo-atrial propagation does not alter the prognosis and pre-operative chemotherapy produces shrinkage ...

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2012

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The terms "Heart tumor" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, with metastasis to the heart: a case report.
 

Author(s): Masanori Kitamura, Naoki Wada, Shigenori Nagata, Norishige Iizuka, Yu-Fen Jin, Miki Tomoeda, Michiko Yuki, Norifumi Naka, Nobuhito Araki, Chikao Yutani, Yasuhiko Tomita

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A rare case is presented of a 61-year-old man with a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, with metastasis to the heart. The primary tumor originated in the right thigh in 1982. Since then, the patient has had repeated local recurrences ...

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2010

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Anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha therapy and heart failure: what have we learned and where do we go from here?
 

Author(s): Dinesh Khanna, Maureen McMahon, Daniel E Furst

Journal: Arthritis Rheum.. 2004 Apr;50(4):1040-50.

 

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2004

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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: 3 Apr 2014

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Prevention of Cardiac Dysfunction During Adjuvant Breast Cancer Therapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Breast Cancer; Heart Failure

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2011

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Improving Communication About Serious Illness
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Critical Illness; Chronic Disease; Terminal Care; Palliative Care; Communication; Advance Care Planning; Neoplasm Metastasis; Lung Neoplasms; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Heart Failure; End Stage Liver Disease; Kidney Failure, Chronic

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2014

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