Pituitary cancer

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Pituitary cancer

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Pituitary Network Association

To support, pursue, encourage, promote, and, where possible, fund research on pituitary disorders in a sustained and full-time effort to find a cure for these illnesses. The PNA will disseminate information helpful to the medical community, the public, and to pituitary patients and their families on matters regarding early detection, symptoms, treatments and resources available to patients with pituitary disease.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Pituitary Network Association

To support, pursue, encourage, promote, and, where possible, fund research on pituitary disorders in a sustained and full-time effort to find a cure for these illnesses. The PNA will disseminate information helpful to the medical community, the public, and to pituitary patients and their families on matters regarding early detection, symptoms, treatments and resources available to patients with pituitary disease.

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Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pituitary cancer" returned 68 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Expression of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis-related hormone receptors in low-grade serous ovarian cancer (LGSC).
 

Author(s): Zheng Feng, Hao Wen, Xingzhu Ju, Rui Bi, Xiaojun Chen, Wentao Yang, Xiaohua Wu

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The aim of our study was to investigate the clinical features and expression levels of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis-related hormone receptors in low-grade serous ovarian cancer (LGSC).

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2017

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Suppression of the Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal Axis by Maximum Androgen Blockade in a Patient with Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Takeshi Kondo, Itsuro Endo, Yukari Ooguro, Kana Morimoto, Kiyoe Kurahashi, Sumiko Yoshida, Akio Kuroda, Ken-Ichi Aihara, Munehide Matsuhisa, Masahiro Abe, Seiji Fukumoto

Journal: Intern. Med.. ;55(24):3623-3626.

 

A 78-year-old Japanese man showed suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis during maximum androgen blockade (MAB) therapy including chlormadinone acetate (CMA) for prostate cancer. After stopping the MAB therapy, both the basal ACTH level and the response to CRH recovered. ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2016

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Pituitary sex hormones enhance the pro‑metastatic potential of human lung cancer cells by downregulating the intracellular expression of heme oxygenase‑1.
 

Author(s): Ahmed Abdelbaset-Ismail, Daniel Pedziwiatr, Gabriela Schneider, Jacek Niklinski, Radoslaw Charkiewicz, Marcin Moniuszko, Magda Kucia, Mariusz Z Ratajczak

Journal: Int. J. Oncol.. 2017 Jan;50(1):317-328.

 

We report that human lung cancer cell lines express functional receptors for pituitary sex hormones (SexHs) and respond to stimulation by follicle‑stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), and prolactin (PRL). Expression of these receptors has also been confirmed ...

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2016

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

Vasoactive intestinal peptide/pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide, and their receptors and cancer.
 

Author(s): Terry W Moody, Bernardo Nuche-Berenguer, Robert T Jensen

Journal: Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2016 Feb;23(1):38-47.

 

To summarize the roles of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP)/pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide (PACAP) and their receptors (VPAC1, VPAC2, PAC1) in human tumors as well as their role in potential novel treatments.

Last Updated: 25 Dec 2015

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Endocrine side-effects of anti-cancer drugs: mAbs and pituitary dysfunction: clinical evidence and pathogenic hypotheses.
 

Author(s): Francesco Torino, Agnese Barnabei, Rosa Maria Paragliola, Paolo Marchetti, Roberto Salvatori, Salvatore Maria Corsello

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mAbs are established targeted therapies for several diseases, including hematological and solid malignancies. These agents have shown a favorable toxicity profile, but, despite their high selectivity, new typical side-effects have emerged. In cancer patients, pituitary dysfunction ...

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2013

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Diabetes insipidus caused by pituitary gland metastasis accompanied by iris metastasis of small cell lung cancer: case presentation and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Ahmet Alacacioğlu, Ilhan Oztop, Fatma Fidan, Atila Akkoçlu, Aydanur Kargi, Emine Osma, Emel Ada, Uğur Yilmaz

Journal: Tumori. ;94(5):765-8.

 

Metastasis to the pituitary gland and iris is rarely seen in cancer patients. Breast cancer and lung cancer are the most common tumors that metastasize to these sites. Most lung cancer patients have non-small cell lung cancer and metastasis of small cell lung cancer to the pituitary ...

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2008

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

PITUItary Carcinoma or Aggressive Tumors REgistry -Lyon
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pituitary Tumor

 

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2016

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Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Rare Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acinar Cell Carcinoma; Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma; Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma; Anal Canal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Anal Canal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Appendix Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Bartholin Gland Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Bladder Adenocarcinoma; Cervical Adenocarcinoma; Cholangiocarcinoma; Chordoma; Colorectal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Dermoid Cyst; Endometrial Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma; Esophageal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Esophageal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Extrahepatic Bile Duct Carcinoma; Fallopian Tube Adenocarcinoma; Fallopian Tube Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Fibromyxoid Tumor; Gastric Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Gastric Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Giant Cell Carcinoma; Intestinal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma; Lung Carcinoid Tumor; Lung Sarcomatoid Carcinoma; Major Salivary Gland Carcinoma; Malignant Odontogenic Neoplasm; Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor; Malignant Testicular Sex Cord-Stromal Tumor; Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm of Unknown Primary Origin; Minimally Invasive Lung Adenocarcinoma; Mixed Mesodermal (Mullerian) Tumor; Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma; Nasal Cavity Adenocarcinoma; Nasal Cavity Carcinoma; Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma; Nasopharyngeal Papillary Adenocarcinoma; Nasopharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Oral Cavity Carcinoma; Oropharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Ovarian Adenocarcinoma; Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Ovarian Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Ovarian Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Pancreatic Acinar Cell Carcinoma; Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Paraganglioma; Paranasal Sinus Adenocarcinoma; Paranasal Sinus Carcinoma; Parathyroid Gland Carcinoma; Pituitary Gland Carcinoma; Placental Choriocarcinoma; Placental-Site Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor; Primary Peritoneal High Grade Serous Adenocarcinoma; Pseudomyxoma Peritonei; Scrotal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Seminal Vesicle Adenocarcinoma; Seminoma; Serous Cystadenocarcinoma; Small Intestinal Adenocarcinoma; Small Intestinal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Spindle Cell Neoplasm; Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Penis; Teratoma With Malignant Transformation; Testicular Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Thyroid Gland Carcinoma; Tracheal Carcinoma; Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Undifferentiated Gastric Carcinoma; Ureter Adenocarcinoma; Ureter Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Urethral Adenocarcinoma; Urethral Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Vaginal Adenocarcinoma; Vaginal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Not Otherwise Specified; Vulvar Adenocarcinoma; Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 22 Sep 2017

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Pasireotide LAR Therapy of Silent Corticotroph Pituitary Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pituitary Tumor; ACTH-producing Pituitary Tumour

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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