Ovarian small cell carcinoma

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Ovarian small cell carcinoma

Ovarian small cell carcinoma is a rare cancer that typically occurs in young women. It is an aggressive tumor that can metastasize to other parts of the body. Ovarian small cell carcinoma is associated with hypercalcemia and is usually treated with platinum or etoposide-based chemotherapy.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Ovarian small cell carcinoma" returned 6 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Squamous cell carcinoma arising from ovarian mature cystic teratoma and causing small bowel obstruction.
 

Author(s): Hooman Yarmohammadi, Bahar Mansoori, Vince Wong, Vania Tacher, Luke R Wilkins, Peter G Pavlidakey, John R Haaga

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;10(3):770-2.

 

Malignant transformation of mature cystic teratoma (MCT) is a rare phenomenon with incidence of approximately 1-3%. We report a 48-year-old woman who presented to the emergency room with symptoms of bowel obstruction. She underwent computed tomography scan for the evaluation of obstruction, ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2014

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Small cell ovarian carcinoma: genomic stability and responsiveness to therapeutics.
 

Author(s): Lisa F Gamwell, Karen Gambaro, Maria Merziotis, Colleen Crane, Suzanna L Arcand, Valerie Bourada, Christopher Davis, Jeremy A Squire, David G Huntsman, Patricia N Tonin, Barbara C Vanderhyden

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The biology of small cell ovarian carcinoma of the hypercalcemic type (SCCOHT), which is a rare and aggressive form of ovarian cancer, is poorly understood. Tumourigenicity, in vitro growth characteristics, genetic and genomic anomalies, and sensitivity to standard and novel chemotherapeutic ...

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2013

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Complete remission of ovarian small cell carcinoma treated with irinotecan and cisplatin: a case report.
 

Author(s): Maki Saitoh-Sekiguchi, Kenji Nakahara, Takanobu Kojimahara, Tsuyoshi Ohta, Jun Kawagoe, Tsuyosi Ohnuki, Tadashi Hayasaka, Teiichi Motoyama, Hirohisa Kurachi

Journal: Anticancer Res.. ;27(4C):2685-7.

 

Small cell carcinoma of the ovary is a rare type of ovarian carcinoma with a very poor prognosis.

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2007

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International Ovarian & Testicular Stromal Tumor Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ovarian Stromal Tumor; Testicular Stromal Tumors; Ovarian Small Cell Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2015

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Trial of Topotecan With VX-970, an ATR Kinase Inhibitor, in Small Cell Lung Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carcinoma, Non-Small -Cell Lung; Ovarian Neoplasms; Small Cell Lung Carcinoma; Uterine Cervical Neoplasms; Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2015

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Phase I/II Study of IMMU-132 in Patients With Epithelial Cancers
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Colorectal Cancer; Gastric Adenocarcinoma; Esophageal Cancer; Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Non-small Cell Lung Cancer; Small Cell Lung Cancer; Ovarian Epithelial Cancer; Breast Cancer; Hormone-refractory Prostate Cancer; Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma; Head and Neck Cancers- Squamous Cell; Renal Cell Cancer; Bladder Cancer; Cervical Cancer; Endometrial Cancer

 

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2015

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