Metastatic cancer

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Metastatic cancer

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Metastatic cancer" returned 4834 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Inherited DNA-Repair Gene Mutations in Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Colin C Pritchard, Joaquin Mateo, Michael F Walsh, Navonil De Sarkar, Wassim Abida, Himisha Beltran, Andrea Garofalo, Roman Gulati, Suzanne Carreira, Rosalind Eeles, Olivier Elemento, Mark A Rubin, Dan Robinson, Robert Lonigro, Maha Hussain, Arul Chinnaiyan, Jake Vinson, Julie Filipenko, Levi Garraway, Mary-Ellen Taplin, Saud AlDubayan, G Celine Han, Mallory Beightol, Colm Morrissey, Belinda Nghiem, Heather H Cheng, Bruce Montgomery, Tom Walsh, Silvia Casadei, Michael Berger, Liying Zhang, Ahmet Zehir, Joseph Vijai, Howard I Scher, Charles Sawyers, Nikolaus Schultz, Philip W Kantoff, David Solit, Mark Robson, Eliezer M Van Allen, Kenneth Offit, Johann de Bono, Peter S Nelson

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Aug;375(5):443-53.

 

Inherited mutations in DNA-repair genes such as BRCA2 are associated with increased risks of lethal prostate cancer. Although the prevalence of germline mutations in DNA-repair genes among men with localized prostate cancer who are unselected for family predisposition is insufficient ...

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2016

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Highly variable cancer subpopulations that exhibit enhanced transcriptome variability and metastatic fitness.
 

Author(s): Alexander Nguyen, Mitsukuni Yoshida, Hani Goodarzi, Sohail F Tavazoie

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Individual cells within a tumour can exhibit distinct genetic and molecular features. The impact of such diversification on metastatic potential is unknown. Here we identify clonal human breast cancer subpopulations that display different levels of morphological and molecular diversity. ...

Last Updated: 4 May 2016

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The Differentiation of Giant Right Atrial Myxoma from Metastatic Cancer with the Use of Multiple Imaging Modalities.
 

Author(s): Keisuke Nakabayashi, Satoru Murata, Hiroko Kato, Toshiaki Oka

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2016 ;55(8):925-8.

 

Whether a cardiac tumor is primary or metastatic strongly influences the therapeutic strategy. We herein present a case of a cardiac tumor that occupied most of the right atrium which required immediate treatment in a patient with breast cancer. Multiple imaging modalities, especially ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2016

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The terms "Metastatic cancer" returned 506 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Aspirin in the Treatment of Cancer: Reductions in Metastatic Spread and in Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses of Published Studies.
 

Author(s): Peter C Elwood, Gareth Morgan, Janet E Pickering, Julieta Galante, Alison L Weightman, Delyth Morris, Mark Kelson, Sunil Dolwani

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Low-dose aspirin has been shown to reduce the incidence of cancer, but its role in the treatment of cancer is uncertain.

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2016

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Management of Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer: Where Are We and Where Do We Go From Here?
 

Author(s): Cesar Augusto Santa-Maria, Lauren Nye, Martin B Mutonga, Sarika Jain, William J Gradishar

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Feb;30(2):148-55.

 

Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)/neu-positive breast cancer has changed from being an aggressive disease with a poor prognosis to a disease that is highly treatable, with prolonged survival possible even in patients with metastatic disease. A better understanding of ...

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2016

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Cytotoxic chemotherapy: Still the mainstay of clinical practice for all subtypes metastatic breast cancer.
 

Author(s): Chris Twelves, Maria Jove, Andrea Gombos, Ahmad Awada

Journal: Crit. Rev. Oncol. Hematol.. 2016 Apr;100():74-87.

 

Cytotoxic chemotherapy remains central to the treatment of all subtypes of metastatic breast cancer (MBC). We review evidence-based chemotherapy options for women with MBC after an anthracycline and a taxane including re-challenge with anthracycline or taxane, capecitabine, eribulin ...

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2015

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Last Updated: 26 Oct 2016

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Clinical Sequencing Project for Metastatic Cancer Patients for Personalized Cancer Clinic.
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Metastatic Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Dec 2015

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