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

Interleukin-6/signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 promotes prostate cancer resistance to androgen deprivation therapy via regulating pituitary tumor transforming gene 1 expression.
 

Author(s): Shengquan Huang, Qian Liu, Qianjin Liao, Qingjian Wu, Bishao Sun, Zhenxing Yang, Xiaoyan Hu, Mingjia Tan, Longkun Li

Journal: Cancer Sci.. 2018 Mar;109(3):678-687.

 

Prostate cancer can progress from androgen dependence to androgen deprivation resistance with some unknown mechanisms. The current study aims to explore the possible role of pituitary tumor transforming gene1 (PTTG1) in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Initially, we found ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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All that glitters on PET is not cancer! 18F-deoxy-glucose avidity versus tumor biology: pituitary incidentaloma in a survivor of two previous unrelated malignancies.
 

Author(s): Dragana Miljić, Emilija Manojlović-Gačić, Milica Skender-Gazibara, Toplica Milojević, Vojislav Bogosavljević, Nebojša Kozarević, Nebojša Petrović, Marko Stojanović, Sandra Pekić, Mirjana Doknić, Milan Petakov, Vera Popović

Journal: Endokrynol Pol. 2017 ;68(3):352-359.

 

18F-deoxy-glucose positron emission tomography combined with computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) is routinely used in the detection of malignant disease based on the property of malignant cells to fuel their growth and replication by increased glucose uptake. Malignant lesions are ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Atypical presentation of a breast cancer pituitary metastasis].
 

Author(s): J Langrand-Escure, A Vallard, J-Ph Suchaud, P Diao, N Magné

Journal: Rev Med Liege. 2016 Jul;71(7-8):332-335.

 

Pituitary metastasis occur in 1-5 % of patients with cancer. We report the discovery of a unique pituitary metastasis of breast cancer. A 67 years old woman was treated in 2003 for local adenocarcinoma. After bone metastatic relapse in 2008, the patient developed diplopia and diabetes ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Pituitary cancer" returned 2 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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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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International PPB Registry for PPB, DICER1 and Associated Conditions
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pleuropulmonary Blastoma; Sertoli-Leydig Cell Tumor; DICER1 Syndrome; Cystic Nephroma; Wilms Tumor; Pineoblastoma; Renal Sarcoma; Nodular Hyperplasia of Thyroid; Nasal Chondromesenchymal Hamartoma; Ciliary Body Medulloepithelioma; Neuroblastoma; Pituitary Cancer; Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2017

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Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in Treating Patients With Rare Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acinar Cell Carcinoma; Adenoid Cystic 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; Desmoid-Type Fibromatosis; 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; Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor; 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; Metaplastic Breast Carcinoma; 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; Rare Disorder; 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 Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 18 May 2018

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