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

Oculomotor Paralysis, Postorbital Pain, and Hypopituitarism as First Presentations of Metastatic Gastric Cancer in the Pituitary Flourished by Internal Carotid Aneurysm: A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Chuanwei Yang, Hongqiang Zhang, Shiqiang Zhang, Ling Liu, Binbin Ma, Jiacheng Lou, Xiaorui Sun, Bo Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Dec;94(50):e2317.

 

Metastatic gastric cancer in the pituitary (MGCP) is rare. Few are known on the clinical and radiological characteristics of MGCP. To date, the coexistence of metastatic pituitary tumors and intracranial aneurysms has not been reported in literatures. We present a case of MGCP with ...

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2015

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Pituitary transcriptome profile of liver cancer mice with different syndromes reveals the relevance of pituitary to the cancer and syndromes.
 

Author(s): Xiaomei Liu, Zhaoqin Fang, Zhiqiang Pan, Wenli Lu, Zhonghua Wu, Chao Liang, Yuanyuan Zhang

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2014 Dec;34(6):691-8.

 

To investigate the relevance of the pituitary to liver syndromes and cancer by studying the pituitary transcriptome profile in liver cancer mice with different syndromes.

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2015

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Breast cancer metastasis to the pituitary gland.
 

Author(s): Julia Fragoso Magalhães, Renata Prota Bacchin, Priscila Scatena Costa, Gisele Malavazi Alves, Fadlo Fraige Filho, Lenira Cristina Stella

Journal: Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2014 Nov;58(8):869-72.

 

Metastatic tumors to the pituitary gland are an unusual complication typically seen in elderly patients with diffuse malignant disease. Breast and lung are the commonest sites of the primary tumor. Prognosis of patients with breast cancer metastasis is poor and depends on the primary ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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The terms "Pituitary cancer" returned 2 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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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Acinar Cell Carcinoma; Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma; Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma; Anal Canal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Anal Canal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Appendix Mucinous Adenocarcinoma; Bladder Adenocarcinoma; Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma; Cervical Adenocarcinoma; Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Not Otherwise Specified; Cholangiocarcinoma; Chordoma; Colorectal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Endometrial Adenocarcinoma; Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma; Esophageal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Esophageal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Extrahepatic Bile Duct Carcinoma; Fallopian Tube Adenocarcinoma; 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 Skin Neoplasm; Malignant Testicular Sex Cord-Stromal Tumor; Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm of Unknown Primary Origin; 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; 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: 24 Aug 2016

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Pasireotide LAR Therapy of Silent Corticotroph Pituitary Tumors
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pituitary Tumor; ACTH-producing Pituitary Tumour

 

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2016

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