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Study reveals why testicular cancer responds to chemo - Cornell Chronicle



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Study reveals why testicular cancer responds to chemo 
Cornell Chronicle
A low magnification image of a germ cell tumor, called a teratocarcinoma, from a new mouse model developed to study testicular cancer. A cluster of cancer stem cells, termed embryonal carcinoma, is shown at higher magnification at the bottom. Cornell ...
Here's Why Testicular Cancer Responds Better to Chemo than Other Cancers American Council on Science and Health

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Before field goals and PATs, Fresno State's Jimmy Camacho kicked cancer - Fresno Bee



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Before field goals and PATs, Fresno State's Jimmy Camacho kicked cancer 
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?I had a Stage 2 seminoma, which is a germ cell tumor. I had three germ cell tumors along my main artery and by the time I got the test results back, the ultrasound and the CT scan, it was mid-June. I got a call from my doctor and he says, 'We have bad ...

 


Fennec Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Shares - Nasdaq



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Fennec Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Shares 
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:FENC) (TSX:FRX), a biotechnology company focused on the development of PEDMARK? (a unique formulation of sodium thiosulfate (STS)) for the prevention ...

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Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection as a Safe Procedure for Postchemotherapy Residual Mass in ... - UroToday



Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection as a Safe Procedure for Postchemotherapy Residual Mass in ... 
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To evaluate the feasibility, clinical and perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (L-RPLND) in the management of patients with germ cell tumors (GCT) and residual post-chemotherapy mass. We report our experience of ...

 


Fennec Announces Pricing of Public Offering - GuruFocus.com



Fennec Announces Pricing of Public Offering 
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:FENC) (TSX:FRX), a biotechnology company focused on the development of PEDMARKTM (a unique formulation of sodium thiosulfate (STS)) for the prevention ...

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Lurbinectedin Effective in Early Trial of Advanced Ewing Sarcoma - Cancer Network



Lurbinectedin Effective in Early Trial of Advanced Ewing Sarcoma 
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The agent could interfere with key processes involved with oncogenesis of Ewing sarcoma and similar tumors. Patients with advanced or relapsed Ewing sarcoma generally have very poor outcomes. Subbiah presented results of one portion of a phase II ...

 


CaringBridge starts national conversation on 'How We Heal' - Minneapolis Star Tribune



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CaringBridge starts national conversation on 'How We Heal' 
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He was diagnosed with a germ cell tumor in the center of his brain that had probably been there since birth. Doctors ordered chemotherapy to kill the cancer cells, but what was left of the tumor started to grow rapidly; at its peak, it was the size of ...

 


SUO 2017: Testicular Cancer And Surveillance: Impact On Patient Anxiety Over Time, The Princess Margaret Cancer ... - UroToday



SUO 2017: Testicular Cancer And Surveillance: Impact On Patient Anxiety Over Time, The Princess Margaret Cancer ... 
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Of these, 101 had non-seminomatous germ cell tumors (NSGCT) and 245 had seminoma. Patients completed between 1-18 surveys during follow-up (median 2, mean 3.4). On the first survey, there was a 100% response rate for ESAS, and 25.1% were prompted and ...

 


Is Heavy Cannabis Use Associated with Testicular Cancer? - Cancer Network



Is Heavy Cannabis Use Associated with Testicular Cancer? 
Cancer Network
... with testicular cancer in multivariate analysis (adjusted hazard ratio [aHR], 2.57; 95% CI: 1.02-6.50). Cryptorchidism was more strongly associated with testicular cancer (aHR, 6.24; 95% CI: 2.30-16.97) but tobacco and alcohol use were not related ...

 


Testicular Cancer Stem Cells Highly Sensitive To Chemotherapy, Resulting In High Cure Rates - MedicalResearch.com (blog)



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Testicular Cancer Stem Cells Highly Sensitive To Chemotherapy, Resulting In High Cure Rates 
MedicalResearch.com (blog)
We thought that this could be due to the unique properties of the cells from which the cancers are derived; testicular cancers arise from germ cells (which later go on to make sperm), whereas most cancers arise from somatic cells (body cells). We ...