Metastatic cancer

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Metastatic cancer

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Metastatic cancer" returned 3450 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Enzalutamide in metastatic prostate cancer before chemotherapy.
 

Author(s): Tomasz M Beer, Bertrand Tombal

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Oct;371(18):1755-6.

 

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2014

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Evaluating the risk of ovarian cancer before surgery using the ADNEX model to differentiate between benign, borderline, early and advanced stage invasive, and secondary metastatic tumours: prospective multicentre diagnostic study.
 

Author(s): Ben Van Calster, Kirsten Van Hoorde, Lil Valentin, Antonia C Testa, Daniela Fischerova, Caroline Van Holsbeke, Luca Savelli, Dorella Franchi, Elisabeth Epstein, Jeroen Kaijser, Vanya Van Belle, Artur Czekierdowski, Stefano Guerriero, Robert Fruscio, Chiara Lanzani, Felice Scala, Tom Bourne, Dirk Timmerman,

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To develop a risk prediction model to preoperatively discriminate between benign, borderline, stage I invasive, stage II-IV invasive, and secondary metastatic ovarian tumours.

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014

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Non-metastatic 2 (NME2)-mediated suppression of lung cancer metastasis involves transcriptional regulation of key cell adhesion factor vinculin.
 

Author(s): Ram Krishna Thakur, Vinod Kumar Yadav, Akinchan Kumar, Ankita Singh, Krishnendu Pal, Luke Hoeppner, Dhurjhoti Saha, Gunjan Purohit, Richa Basundra, Anirban Kar, Rashi Halder, Pankaj Kumar, Aradhita Baral, M J Mahesh Kumar, Alfonso Baldi, Bruno Vincenzi, Laura Lorenzon, Rajkumar Banerjee, Praveen Kumar, Viji Shridhar, Debabrata Mukhopadhyay, Shantanu Chowdhury

Journal: Nucleic Acids Res.. 2014 Oct;42(18):11589-600.

 

Tumor metastasis refers to spread of a tumor from site of its origin to distant organs and causes majority of cancer deaths. Although >30 metastasis suppressor genes (MSGs) that negatively regulate metastasis have been identified so far, two issues are poorly understood: first, which ...

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2014

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The terms "Metastatic cancer" returned 344 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Clinical efficacy and safety of enzalutamide in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis].
 

Author(s): Valentin Brodszky, Márta Péntek, Petra Baji, Fanni Rencz, Lajos Géczi, Miklós Szûcs, Csaba Berczi, László Gulácsi

Journal: Magy Onkol. 2014 Sep;58(3):189-97.

 

Enzalutamide, abiraterone-acetate, and cabazitaxel are licensed post-docetaxel treatments of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) in Hungary. The objectives of the study were to assess the efficacy and safety of post-docetaxel enzalutamide treatment and to compare ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2014

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The AURORA initiative for metastatic breast cancer.
 

Author(s): D Zardavas, M Maetens, A Irrthum, T Goulioti, K Engelen, D Fumagalli, R Salgado, P Aftimos, K S Saini, C Sotiriou, P Campbell, P Dinh, G von Minckwitz, R D Gelber, M Dowsett, A Di Leo, D Cameron, J Baselga, M Gnant, A Goldhirsch, L Norton, M Piccart

Journal: Br. J. Cancer. 2014 Nov;111(10):1881-7.

 

Metastatic breast cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related mortality among women in the Western world. To date most research efforts have focused on the molecular analysis of the primary tumour to dissect the genotypes of the disease. However, accumulating evidence supports ...

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2014

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Using nuclear medicine imaging in clinical practice: update on PET to guide treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer.
 

Author(s): Amy S Clark, Elizabeth McDonald, M Camilla Lynch, David Mankoff

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 May;28(5):424-30.

 

As we enter the era of personalized medicine, tests that can inform on molecular mechanisms of cancer, and on breast cancer in particular, are in high demand. We currently use DNA- or RNA-based tests of gene expression and/or immunohistochemistry to better characterize a given breast ...

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2014

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Last Updated: 26 Sep 2014

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CAR T Cell Receptor Immunotherapy Targeting VEGFR2 for Patients With Metastatic Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metastatic Cancer; Metastatic Melanoma; Renal Cancer; Colorectal Cancer; Ovarian Cancer; Lung Cancer

 

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2015

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Phase I Intratumoral Pbi-shRNA STMN1 LP in Advanced and/or Metastatic Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Advanced Cancer; Metastatic Cancer; Solid Tumors

 

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2013

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