Pituitary cancer

Common Name(s)

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

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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Colorectal cancer manifesting with metastasis to prolactinoma: report of a case involving symptoms mimicking pituitary apoplexy.
 

Author(s): Yotsapon Thewjitcharoen, Shanop Shuangshoti, Sukalaya Lerdlum, Rungsak Siwanuwatn, Sarat Sunthornyothin

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2014 ;53(17):1965-9.

 

Pituitary metastasis is an uncommon first presentation of systemic malignancy. The most common presenting symptom of pituitary metastasis is diabetes insipidus reflecting involvement of the stalk and/or posterior pituitary. We herein present a unique case of the coexistence of both ...

Last Updated: 1 Sep 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

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: 15 May 2015

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Pituitary Tumor Surveillance: Pathogenic Correlation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pituitary Tumor

 

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2009

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Ga-68-DOTATOC -PET in the Management of Pituitary Tumours
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pituitary Tumours

 

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2015

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