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New autoimmune disease triggered by thymomas - Science Daily



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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 ...

 


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 
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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 ...

 


Thymus Cancer Market to Observe Strong Development by 2025 - Digital Journal



Thymus Cancer Market to Observe Strong Development by 2025 
Digital Journal
People suffering from thymomas show symptoms of shortness of breath, cough, chest pain, weight loss and others. The cancer is benign and people aged between 40 years and 60 years are usually diagnosed with thymomas. As thymus gland is involved in ...

 


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



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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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Sunitinib Active in Advanced Thymic Carcinoma - Medscape



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Sunitinib Active in Advanced Thymic Carcinoma 
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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 ...

 


HIV-1 regulation via protective human leukocyte antigen (HLA) haplotypes - Medical Xpress



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HIV-1 regulation via protective human leukocyte antigen (HLA) haplotypes 
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The HLA-B*52:01 and -C*12:02-restricted CTLs strongly suppress HIV-1 replication resulting in slower disease progression. In contrast, the HLA-B*52:01-C*12:02 haplotypes are susceptible to autoimmune diseases. Credit: Professor Masafumi Takiguchi ...

 


Recurrence of thymic tumors caused by heat-shock proteins - Medical Xpress



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Recurrence of thymic tumors caused by heat-shock proteins 
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Cancer cells make use of these proteins to form metastases and to develop resistance against chemotherapy treatments, amongst other things. The study found the concentrations of protein measured in patients' blood decline significantly after complete ...

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



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Rare Case: Woman Dies After Yellow-Fever Vaccine 
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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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Thymic cyst causes false-positive radioactive iodine scan - Healio



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Thymic cyst causes false-positive radioactive iodine scan 
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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 ...

 


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



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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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