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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Following organizations serve the condition "Pituitary cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

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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 38 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Isolated metastasis of breast cancer to the pituitary gland.
 

Author(s): Murat Sakir Eksi, Teyyub Hasanov, Baran Yilmaz, Akin Akakin, Yasar Bayri, Suheyla Uyar Bozkurt, Türker Kilic

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(1):70-1.

 

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2014

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Differential signaling of the GnRH receptor in pituitary gonadotrope cell lines and prostate cancer cell lines.
 

Author(s): Ludmila Sviridonov, Masha Dobkin-Bekman, Boris Shterntal, Fiorenza Przedecki, Linor Formishell, Shani Kravchook, Liat Rahamim-Ben Navi, Tali Hana Bar-Lev, Marcelo G Kazanietz, Zhong Yao, Rony Seger, Zvi Naor

Journal: Mol. Cell. Endocrinol.. 2013 Apr;369(1-2):107-18.

 

The GnRH receptor (GnRHR) mediates the pituitary functions of GnRH, as well as its anti-proliferative effects in sex hormone-dependent cancer cells. Here we compare the signaling of GnRHR in pituitary gonadotrope cell lines vs. prostate cancer cell lines. We first noticed that the ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2013

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Expression of pituitary tumor transforming gene 1 is an independent factor of poor prognosis in localized or locally advanced prostate cancer cases receiving hormone therapy.
 

Author(s): Xi-Liang Cao, Jiang-Ping Gao, Wei Wang, Yong Xu, Huai-Yin Shi, Xu Zhang

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2012 ;13(7):3083-8.

 

We investigated the prognostic value of pituitary tumor transforming gene 1 (PTTG1) expression according to clinicopathological features among localized or locally advanced prostate cancer cases receiving hormone therapy. A retrospective study involved 64 patients receiving combined ...

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2012

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The terms "Pituitary cancer" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Pituitary Tumor Surveillance: Pathogenic Correlation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pituitary Tumor

 

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2009

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An Investigation of Pituitary Tumors and Related Hypothalmic Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Abnormalities; Craniopharyngioma; Cushing's Syndrome; Endocrine Disease; Pituitary Neoplasm

 

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2014

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Study to Allow Access to Pasireotide for Patients Benefiting From Pasireotide Treatment in a Novartis-sponsored Study.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cushing's Disease,; Acromegaly,; Neuroendocrine Tumors,; Pituitary Tumors; Ectopic ACTH Secreting (EAS) Tumors,; Dumping Syndrome,; Prostate Cancer,; Melanoma Negative for bRAF,; Melanoma Negative for nRAS

 

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2014

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