Advanced Gastric Cancer: Prognosis With Nivolumab Monotherapy

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Advanced Gastric Cancer: Prognosis With Nivolumab Monotherapy Overview  Later-line treatments for advanced gastric cancer have always been debated. Although chemotherapy is the recommended option. For the last decade, immune checkpoint inhibitors have been used for the treatment of various malignancies. Trials have also been performed for gastric cancer. In this study, a

Diffuse-Type Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumors: Treatments and Progression

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Diffuse-Type Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumors: Treatments and Progression Tenosynovial giant cell tumors (TGCT) - An Introduction Tenosynovial giant cell tumors (TGCT) are rare, locally invasive lesions of synovial origin that involve joints, tendon sheaths, and bursae.  TGCT may be intra- or extra-articular and is classified by growth pattern and clinical presentation as

Lung Spindle Cell Carcinoma Responsive to Pembrolizumab: A Rare Case Report

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Lung Spindle Cell Carcinoma Responsive to Pembrolizumab: A Rare Case Report Overview  A male patient, 52 years of age, underwent pneumonectomy of the left lung. He was previously diagnosed with primary spindle cell carcinoma (pT4aN1M0, stage III B) with programmed death-ligand 1 expression (tumor proportion score ≥95%) and without epidermal growth factor

DNA Methylation Profiling in Sarcoma Classification

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DNA Methylation Profiling in Sarcoma Classification Sarcomas are tissue and bone tumors that can be found in any part of the body and can affect people of all ages. They often grow in connective tissues or those cells whose primary role is to support other tissues in one’s body. Currently, there

Breast Tomosynthesis Simulator for Virtual Clinical Trials

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Breast Tomosynthesis Simulator for Virtual Clinical Trials Summary  The use of computer models and simulation in predicting the clinical performance of x-ray imaging devices in silico and generating synthetic patient images for training and testing of machine learning algorithms is widely accepted today.  In this study, the researchers presented a detailed description of

Renal Cell Carcinoma- Prognosis via Albumin Levels

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Renal Cell Carcinoma- Prognosis via Albumin Levels Metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) - An Introduction Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) constitutes approximately 90% of all urologic malignancies. Approximately 30% of patients with RCC present with metastatic disease, and amongst those with localized disease, a substantial proportion will recur. Before 2005, immunotherapy with interleukin-2

Diagnostic Error Causing Cases of Cytopenia

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Diagnostic Error Causing Cases of Cytopenia Summary  Many psychotropic drugs are known to cause cytopenia after increasing dosage or during the beginning of treatment. Cytopenia can also be caused by other conditions such as leukemia. These two case reports report on cases of cytopenia which happened during adjustment of psychotropic mediations in

Inoperable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Survival rates of Endostar, CCRT

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Inoperable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Survival rates of Endostar, CCRT Inoperable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): An Introduction Accounting for approximately 80% of lung cancers, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common subtype. Most NSCLC patients are diagnosed at an advanced stage with a mere 15-20%

Esophageal Cancer: Pembrolizumab VS Chemotherapy treatment?

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Esophageal Cancer: Pembrolizumab VS Chemotherapy treatment? Esophageal cancer is cancer that occurs in the esophagus. The esophagus plays an important role in digesting food it helps in moving the food you swallow down to your stomach. Esophageal cancer is the seventh most common cancer and the sixth most common cause of cancer-related

Using Ultrasound to Analyze Malignant and Benign Orbital Space-Occupying Lesions

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Using Ultrasound to Analyze Malignant and Benign Orbital Space-Occupying Lesions Most orbital space-occupying lesions come from tissues in the orbital space or metastasize from other system tumors. The bulk of clinical manifestations of these lesions such as diplopia, protrusion, and loss of vision are often nonspecific, so imaging technology is crucial

Advanced Gastric Cancer: Prognosis With Nivolumab Monotherapy