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Gene Implicated in Germ Cell Tumor Development - Specialty Pharmacy Times



Gene Implicated in Germ Cell Tumor Development 
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Germ cells eventually develop into sperm and eggs. If these cells become cancerous, they have the potential to form a group of rare cancers called germ cell tumors. Germ cell tumors account for 3% of all cancer types in children and adolescents. In a ...

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UCLA scientists use stem cells to study genetics of germ cell tumors - UCLA Newsroom



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UCLA scientists use stem cells to study genetics of germ cell tumors 
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Previous research suggested that a gene called PRDM14 may be involved in germ cell tumors; studies have identified mutations in PRDM14 make men more susceptible to testicular cancer. Scientists know that the gene plays important roles in embryonic ...

 


ASCO GU 2018: Thromboembolic Complications in Germ Cell Tumor Patients: Should Use of Peripherally Inserted ... - UroToday



ASCO GU 2018: Thromboembolic Complications in Germ Cell Tumor Patients: Should Use of Peripherally Inserted ... 
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The authors summarized that the overall thromboembolic event rate was 17.5% in this cohort of germ cell tumor patients receiving chemotherapy. These results suggest a significant association between PICC-line and the occurrence of thromboembolic events ...

 


Survey Reveals Impairment in Sexual Function Among Germ-Cell Tumor Survivors - Curetoday.com



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Survey Reveals Impairment in Sexual Function Among Germ-Cell Tumor Survivors 
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Germ cell tumors are growths that form from reproductive cells, which can be malignant or benign. In men, these tumors typically form in the testicles. The plus side is these tumors tend to respond well to treatment, even when diagnosed at later stages ...

 


ASCO GU 2018: Diagnostic Radiation and Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Risk - UroToday



ASCO GU 2018: Diagnostic Radiation and Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Risk 
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ASCO GU 2018: Diagnostic Radiation and Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Risk. Published 12 February 2018; San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) Dr. Kevin Nead and colleagues presented their work assessing diagnostic radiation and testicular germ cell tumor risk ...

 


Alton MultiSpecialists, pediatrician seek directed verdict on hearing loss claim during medical malpractice trial in ... - Madison County Record



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Alton MultiSpecialists, pediatrician seek directed verdict on hearing loss claim during medical malpractice trial in ... 
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The suit alleges Felt had to undergo aggressive chemotherapy for a malignant germ cell tumor after Zenker alleged failed to timely refer Felt to another physician after months of a persistent fever and concerns about swelling in his left buttock. On ...

 


Risk stratification for febrile neutropenia in patients with testicular germ cell tumors. - UroToday



Risk stratification for febrile neutropenia in patients with testicular germ cell tumors. 
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The aim of this study was to detect risk factors for febrile neutropenia (FN) in patients with testicular germ cell tumors (TGCT). In this retrospective cohort study at the Medical University of Graz, we included 413 consecutive TGCT patients who ...

 


Young Cancer Survivors Forgoing Follow-Up Care - Specialty Pharmacy Times



Young Cancer Survivors Forgoing Follow-Up Care 
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Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors have a higher rate of heart disease, infertility, and cancer recurrence.

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ASCO GU 2018: The Role of Imaging in Post-chemotherapy Masses in Germ Cell Tumors - UroToday



ASCO GU 2018: The Role of Imaging in Post-chemotherapy Masses in Germ Cell Tumors 
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Published 11 February 2018; San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) Dr. Tann presentation was focuses on the role of imaging in post-chemotherapy masses in germ cell testicular tumors (GCTT). Dr. Tan began with a short overview of seminoma. Approximately 25 ...

 


Autoimmune Encephalitis Pathophysiology - News Medical - News-Medical.net



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Autoimmune Encephalitis Pathophysiology - News Medical 
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Autoimmune encephalitis (AIE) refers to a group of diseases with autoantibodies against various components of CNS neurons. These act against various neuronal processes and pathways, in different areas of the brain, and so they present in a diverse ...

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