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F-FDG PET predict the grade of malignancy in thymic epithelial tumors? An evaluation of only resected tumors - Dove Medical Press



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F-FDG PET predict the grade of malignancy in thymic epithelial tumors? An evaluation of only resected tumors 
Dove Medical Press
Patients and methods: A total of 112 patients with TETs consisting of 92 thymomas and 20 thymic carcinomas (TCs), resected at two institutes (Shizuoka Cancer Center [Shizuoka] and National Cancer Center Hospital [Tokyo]) between October 2002 and ...

 


New autoimmune disease triggered by thymomas - Science Daily



Science Daily
 
New autoimmune disease triggered by thymomas 
Science Daily
However, in anti-PIT-1 antibody syndrome, PIT-1 is abnormally expressed in thymoma cells, therefore T cells that react to PIT-1 are produced and an autoimmunity is triggered. "Around 20% of hypopituitarism cases are caused by unknown factors. This ...

 


Global Myasthenia Gravis Market Forecast 2017-2022 - satPRnews (press release)



Global Myasthenia Gravis Market Forecast 2017-2022 
satPRnews (press release)
Surgical procedures are applicable for victims who are assessed with the presence of thymomas and cancerous tissues. Medications will not be helpful in such cases. Patients who had gotten diagnosed with this particular condition are susceptible for ...

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Beaufort Securities Breakfast Alert : Tiziana Life Sciences - Proactive Investors UK



Beaufort Securities Breakfast Alert : Tiziana Life Sciences 
Proactive Investors UK
This small molecule inhibitor of several cyclin dependent kinases, that play crucial roles in progression of the cell cycle from G1 to S phase, was able to confirm that it had met its Primary Endpoint in Two Phase II Clinical Trials for Patients with ...

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Single gene defines difference between aggressive and non-aggressive forms of thymoma - News-Medical.net



Single gene defines difference between aggressive and non-aggressive forms of thymoma 
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For a rare form of cancer called thymoma, researchers have discovered a single gene defining the difference between a fast-growing tumor requiring aggressive treatment and a slow-growing tumor that doesn't require extensive therapy. Thymoma is a cancer ...

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Micronodular thymic neoplasms: case series and literature review with emphasis on the spectrum of differentiation - Nature.com



Micronodular thymic neoplasms: case series and literature review with emphasis on the spectrum of differentiation 
Nature.com
We report nine cases of micronodular thymoma with lymphoid B-cell hyperplasia and one case of micronodular thymic carcinoma with lymphoid hyperplasia from our institution. For a better understanding of these rare tumors, clinical records, and ...

 


Sunitinib Active in Advanced Thymic Carcinoma - Medscape



Medscape
 
Sunitinib Active in Advanced Thymic Carcinoma 
Medscape
Although rare, thymic epithelial tumors are the most common type of tumors to arise in the mediastinum. Thymic epithelial tumors are separated into thymomas and thymic carcinomas, which are more aggressive than thymomas. Standard treatment consists of ...

 


Thymic cyst causes false-positive radioactive iodine scan - Healio



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Thymic cyst causes false-positive radioactive iodine scan 
Healio
The patient was referred because of an abnormal posttherapy scan after radioactive iodine ablation for thyroid cancer. The patient initially presented with a large multinodular goiter. Fine-needle biopsy of a left thyroid nodule was consistent with ...

 


Rare Case: Woman Dies After Yellow-Fever Vaccine - Live Science



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Rare Case: Woman Dies After Yellow-Fever Vaccine 
Live Science
People are at greater risk for the reaction if they are ages 60 or older, or have a disease of the thymus. If the woman's thymus cancer had been caught before her vaccination, she would not have been recommended to receive the yellow fever vaccine, the ...
Report: Woman Dies After Receiving Yellow Fever Vaccine CBS Local

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Thymectomy effective in patients with non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis: The MGTX trial - 2 Minute Medicine



2 Minute Medicine
 
Thymectomy effective in patients with non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis: The MGTX trial 
2 Minute Medicine
Study Rundown: Thymic abnormalities ? hyperplasia or thymomas ? are found in the majority of patients with MG. Given the clear association, thymectomy has been used to treat patients regardless of the type of pathologic change. Yet, no randomized ...
Surgery as treatment for myasthenia gravis Science Daily

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