Genomes and Genes
nerve tissue neoplasms
Summary: Neoplasms composed of nerve tissue. This concept does not refer to neoplasms located in the nervous system or its component nerves.
- Neurogenic tumors in the abdomen: tumor types and imaging characteristicsSung Eun Rha
Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, 505 Banpo Dong, Seocho Ku, Seoul 137 040, South Korea
Radiographics 23:29-43. 2003..However, because most neurogenic tumors in adults are benign, CT and MR imaging can be used to develop a differential diagnosis and help determine the immediate local extent of tumor...
- Cytopathology-histopathology of the mediastinum II. Mesenchymal, neural, and neuroendocrine neoplasmsPaul E Wakely
Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Ann Diagn Pathol 9:24-32. 2005..The purpose of this review is to focus on the shared and dissimilar morphologic features of this subset of neoplasms to improve diagnostic correlation between the two...
- Morbidity and functional status of patients with pelvic neurogenic tumors after wide excisionJoseph Alderete
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2948-53. 2010....
- Utility of fine needle aspiration cytology in mediastinal lesions: a clinicopathologic study of 1617 cases from a single institutionDeepa Goel
Department of Pathology, Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Acta Cytol 52:404-11. 2008..To study the distribution, prevalence and cytomorphologic features of mediastinal lesions and assess the utility of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) in such lesions by correlating with clinical, laboratory and imageologic parameters...
- Neurogenic tumors of the mediastinum originated from the vagus nerveK Sugio
Department of Surgery II, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Eur J Surg Oncol 21:214-6. 1995..Surgical resection is recommended, not only to confirm the nature of the lesion, but also to prevent further growth and compression on adjacent structures. For benign encapsulated neurogenic tumors, resection is curative...
- High-risk melanoma susceptibility genes and pancreatic cancer, neural system tumors, and uveal melanoma across GenoMELAlisa M Goldstein
Genetic Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7236, USA
Cancer Res 66:9818-28. 2006..This GenoMEL study provides the most extensive characterization of mutations in high-risk melanoma susceptibility genes in families with three or more melanoma patients yet available...
- [Mixed neuroglial tumor: description of a case]S Pistolesi
U.O. Anatomia Patologica III, Dipartimento di Chirurgia, , Via Roma 57, I-56100 Pisa
Pathologica 93:57-60. 2001..The neoplasm was composed by two cell types. One type showed features typical of neuronal cells, while the other resembled glial cells. The diagnosis was confirmed by immunohistochemistry results...
- Neurogenic tumors of the neckA L Weber
Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Radiol Clin North Am 38:1077-90. 2000..These tumors typically arise in the chest and abdomen but occasionally present as a primary neck mass. A neck mass with a histologic diagnosis of neuroblastoma is, however, more commonly metastatic from an abdominal neuroblastoma...
- Genetic markers of mediastinal tumorsMatthew D Taylor
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Box 801359, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
Thorac Surg Clin 19:17-27. 2009..Despite the progress made in the understanding of genetic markers of select mediastinal tumors, significantly more investigation is required to elucidate the molecular pathways involved in the pathogenesis of these tumors...
- Atypical ganglion cell tumor of the sciatic nerveDominick J H McCabe
Department of Neurology, St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Arch Neurol 59:1179-81. 2002..Although herniation of a lumbosacral intervertebral disk is a major cause of sciatic distribution pain, relentlessly progressive symptoms or signs should alert one to the possibility of a tumor involving the nerve...
- The p53 gene in soft tissue sarcomas: prognostic value of DNA sequencing versus immunohistochemistryH Taubert
Institute of Pathology, University Halle Wittenberg, Saale, Germany
Anticancer Res 18:183-7. 1998..The aim of this study was to compare sequencing and immunohistochemistry (IHC) for their ability to detect p53 mutations and to assess their prognostic value in soft tissue sarcomas (STS)...
- Subclassification of gastrointestinal stromal tumors based on evaluation by electron microscopy and immunohistochemistryR A Erlandson
Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
Ultrastruct Pathol 20:373-93. 1996..Despite their similar light microscopic appearance, GIST are phenotypically heterogeneous, requiring both ultrastructural and immunohistochemical studies for accurate characterization...
- [Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a case with mixed muscular-neuronal origin]L Gioffrè
Cattedra di Chirurgia Generale, Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Tecnologie Mediche Applicate, Universita degli Studi La Sapienza, Roma
G Chir 22:389-93. 2001..Diagnosis, classification and prognosis are very difficult to evaluate; surgery at the moment is the only useful treatment modality...
- Spinal tumors in childrenMandy Binning
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 175 N Medical Drive East, 3B 409 SOM, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2303, USA
Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:631-58. 2007..Rather, the key clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic features of each tumor are discussed...
- Molecular genetics of neurological tumoursR Y Chung
Molecular Neuro oncology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129
J Med Genet 29:361-7. 1992
- Gastrointestinal stromal tumors: diagnostic challenges and practical approach to differential diagnosisRichard Kirsch
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Adv Anat Pathol 14:261-85. 2007....
- Tumors of the spine in childrenAndrea Rossi
Department of Pediatric Neuroradiology, G Gaslini Children s Hospital, Largo G Gaslini 5, I 16147 Genoa, Italy
Neuroimaging Clin N Am 17:17-35. 2007..Magnetic resonance imaging provides crucial information regarding the extent, location, and internal structure of the mass, thus critically narrowing the differential diagnosis and guiding surgery...
- Preliminary assessment of benign maxillofacial and neck lesions with in vivo single-voxel 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopyQiang Yu
Department of Radiology, Ninth People s Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:264-70. 2007..The purpose of this study was to assess the potential roles of in vivo single-voxel hydrogen 1 (1H) magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy in differentiation of benign maxillofacial and neck lesions...
- Endoscopic resection of thoracic paravertebral and dumbbell tumorsIgnacio J Barrenechea
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Center, Department of Neurosurgery, St Luke s Roosevelt, and Beth Israel Medical Centers, New York, New York 10019, USA
Neurosurgery 59:1195-201; discussion 1201-2. 2006..Generally encapsulated, they are located in the posterior mediastinum. In this report, we present our experience in the thoracoscopic resection of these tumors, including surgical technique and potential pitfalls...
- Comparison between neuroimaging classifications and histopathological diagnoses using an international multicenter brain tumor magnetic resonance imaging databaseMargarida Julià-Sapé
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Science Faculty Unit, Universitat Autbnoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Valles, Spain
J Neurosurg 105:6-14. 2006..The aim of this study was to estimate the accuracy of routine magnetic resonance (MR) imaging studies in the classification of brain tumors in terms of both cell type and grade of malignancy...
- Neuropeptide Y in neural crest-derived tumors: effect on growth and vascularizationJoanna Kitlinska
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown Universitty Medical Center, Basic Science Building Rm 234, Washington, DC 20057
Cancer Lett 245:293-302. 2007..Thus, NPY and its receptors may become targets for the treatment of neural tumors, directed against both tumor cell proliferation and angiogenesis...
- Prostanoid receptor EP1 and Cox-2 in injured human nerves and a rat model of nerve injury: a time-course studyPascal F Durrenberger
Peripheral Neuropathy Unit, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0NN, UK
BMC Neurol 6:1. 2006..We have now investigated the time course of EP1 and Cox-2 changes in injured human nerves and dorsal root ganglia (DRG), and the chronic constriction nerve injury (CCI) model in the rat...
- Neurogenic tumors of the mediastinum and chest wall: MR imaging appearanceOsamu Tanaka
Department of Radiology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu City, Japan
J Thorac Imaging 20:316-20. 2005..MR and histologic features of these tumors are illustrated and described in this essay...
- Truncated vesicular stomatitis virus G protein improves baculovirus transduction efficiency in vitro and in vivoM U Kaikkonen
AI Virtanen Institute, Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
Gene Ther 13:304-12. 2006..Moreover, no cytotoxicity was associated with improved gene transfer efficiency. Thus, VSV-GED pseudotyping provides a simple means to enhance baculovirus-mediated gene transfer in vitro and in vivo...
- Cancer gene therapy using a novel secretable trimeric TRAILC Y Kim
Research Laboratories of Dong A Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, Kyunggi Do, Korea
Gene Ther 13:330-8. 2006..Our data reveal that a gene therapy using Ad-stTRAIL has a promising potential to treat human cancers including gliomas...
- Intra-operative diagnosis in surgical neuropathology: a study of 120 cases with reference to squash cytologyShanop Shuangshoti
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
J Med Assoc Thai 87:S244-8. 2004..To present results of intra-operative consultation in surgical neuropathology and discuss the diagnostic guideline for squash cytology...
- Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumor secreting catecholaminesAli Harb
Virchows Arch 447:892-3. 2005
- Up-to-date monitoring of childhood cancer long-term survival in Europe: tumours of the sympathetic nervous system, retinoblastoma, renal and bone tumours, and soft tissue sarcomasV Arndt
Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Ann Oncol 18:1722-33. 2007..Prognosis for most types of childhood tumours has improved during the last few decades. In this article we estimate up-to-date period survival for less common, but important childhood malignancies in Europe...
- Magnetic resonance perfusion imaging in neuro-oncologyAlan Jackson
Division of Imaging Science, University of Manchester, Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre, 27 Palatine Road, Manchester M203LJ, UK
Cancer Imaging 8:186-99. 2008..This review details technical approaches and application of quantitative MRI, focusing particularly on perfusion imaging and its role in neuro-oncology...
- Survival analysis after gastrostomy: a single-centre, observational study comparing radiological and endoscopic insertionJohn S Leeds
Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:591-6. 2010..As there are no large studies comparing PEG against PIG, we wished to analyse mortality after endoscopic or radiological gastrostomy insertion...
- Neurooncology of familial cancer syndromesAndreas F Hottinger
Hôpitaux Universitaire Genevois and Department of Oncology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
J Child Neurol 24:1526-35. 2009....
- Intradural spinal tumors: current classification and MRI featuresKasim Abul-Kasim
Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
Neuroradiology 50:301-14. 2008..This comprehensive review focuses on the current classification, clinical symptoms, and MRI features of the more common intradural extramedullary and intramedullary neoplastic lesions. This review does not include extradural lesions...
- The diagnostic value of vestibular-evoked myogenic potential in patients with vestibular schwannomaMunetaka Ushio
Department of Otolaryngology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
Clin Neurophysiol 120:1149-53. 2009..This study examined the diagnostic value of the vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) in comparison with the caloric test in patients with vestibular schwannoma (VS)...
- Cytogenetic findings in a rare pediatric mixed glioneuronal tumor and review of the literatureMariela C Coccé
Cytogenetics Laboratory, Genetics Department, Garrahan Pediatrics Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Childs Nerv Syst 25:1485-90. 2009..The aim of the present study was to report the chromosomal abnormalities findings in rare pediatric mixed glioneuronal tumor (GNT), which could not be classified according to the WHO classification...
- Intraindividual comparison between gadopentetate dimeglumine and gadobutrol for magnetic resonance perfusion in normal brain and intracranial tumors at 3 TeslaFrederik L Giesel
Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
Acta Radiol 50:521-30. 2009..Such differences may indicate that high-molar (1.0 M) agents offer advantages for perfusion-weighted imaging (PWI) at 3T, as has been previously reported at 1.5 T...
- Neurogenic tumors of the pelvis: clinicopathologic features and surgical outcomes using a multidisciplinary teamEric J Dozois
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 16:1010-6. 2009..Few data exist regarding the outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for pelvic tumors of neurogenic origin. Our aim was to characterize the clinical and pathologic features of pelvic neurogenic tumors and assess surgical outcomes...
- The changing epidemiology of paediatric brain tumours: a review from the Hospital for Sick ChildrenZul Kaderali
Division of Neurosurgery, The Department of Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, The University of Toronto, Suite 1503, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Childs Nerv Syst 25:787-93. 2009..This study examines the changing epidemiology of paediatric brain tumours over the past three decades (1980-2008) in a single institution, SickKids, Toronto, Canada...
- Spinal glioneuronal tumor with neuropil-like islands and meningeal dissemination: histopathological and radiological study of a pediatric casePietro Luigi Poliani
Department of Pathology I, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Neuropathology 29:574-8. 2009....
- Surgical treatment of benign neurogenic tumours of the mediastinum: a single institution reportGiuseppe Cardillo
Unit of Thoracic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1210-4. 2008..We sought to evaluate and compare the outcome following surgical resection of such tumours by VATS, open thoracotomy, and by either combined with hemilaminectomy...
- Centrosome dysfunction in Drosophila neural stem cells causes tumors that are not due to genome instabilityElisabeth Castellanos
Cell Division Group, IRB Barcelona, PCB, c Baldiri Reixac 10 12, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Curr Biol 18:1209-14. 2008..We propose that such tumors might be caused by impaired asymmetric division of neural stem cells . These results show that centrosome loss, far from being innocuous, is a potentially dangerous condition in flies...
- Lumbar intradural varix masquerading as a nerve tumorGabriel C Tender
Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 8:600. 2008
- Mesenchymal hamartoma of the chest wall in an infantA Ayadi-Kaddour
Department of Pathology, Abderrahmen Mami Hospital, Ariana, Tunisia
Pathologica 99:440-2. 2007..Two years after surgery, the patient is alive and well, with no evidence of recurrence...
- Perineural spread of melanoma demonstrated by F-18 FDG PET With MRI and pathologic correlationTheodore J Lee
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Clin Nucl Med 33:106-8. 2008
- [Neural jaw tumors]R H Khonsari
Service de chirurgie maxillofaciale et stomatologie, CHU Hotel Dieu, 1, Place Alexis Ricordeau, 44000 Nantes, France
Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 111:27-31. 2010..Surgery is the only treatment for facial neural tumors. Functional and esthetic issues are common. Recurrence and malignant transformation are severe complications of neurofibroma...
- Sonography of the neck: current potentials and limitationsN Gritzmann
Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Bruder, Salzburg, Austria
Ultraschall Med 26:185-96. 2005..The relationship of tumours or lymph nodes to the great cervical vessels can be evaluated. Colour Doppler can visualise the vascularisation of cervical soft tissue lesions, often narrowing down the differential diagnosis...
- Evaluation of genetic heterogeneity in neuroblastomaTatsuro Tajiri
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Surgery 131:S283-7. 2002....
- Effect of overexpression of BCL-2 on cellular oxidative damage, nitric oxide production, antioxidant defenses, and the proteasomeM Lee
Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' School of Biomedical Sciences, King's College London, London, UK
Free Radic Biol Med 31:1550-9. 2001....
- Expression of microtubule-associated protein tau by gastrointestinal stromal tumorsM L Chambonnière
Service d Anatomie Pathologique, Hopital de Bellevue, Saint Etienne, France
Hum Pathol 32:1166-73. 2001..Although the loss of tau expression is observed only in borderline and malignant tumors, its prognostic value is not clear cut...
- New cytotoxic sesterterpenes from the sponge Sarcotragus speciesY Liu
College of Pharmacy, Pusan National University, Pusan 609-735, Korea
J Nat Prod 64:1301-4. 2001..The gross structures were established on the basis of NMR and MS analyses. The compounds showed interesting variations of geometry and absolute configuration...
- The immunohistochemical expression of stress-response protein (srp) 60 in human brain tumours: relationship of srp 60 to the other five srps, proliferating cell nuclear antigen and p53 proteinS Kato
Division of Neuropathology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
Histol Histopathol 16:809-20. 2001..In addition, srp 60 expression might depend, in part, on proliferating potential...
- Differential toxicity of aluminum salts in human cell lines of neural origin: implications for neurodegenerationA Campbell
Department of Community and Environmental Medicine, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of California, Irvine 92697-1820, USA
Neurotoxicology 22:63-71. 2001..It is possible that the principal neurotoxic target of the metal is glial and when these cells are in a compromised state, this may secondarily impact the neuronal population and thus eventually lead to neurodegeneration...
- The inhibition of the transplacental blastomogenic effect of nitrosomethylurea by postnatal administration of buformin to ratsV A Alexandrov
Laboratory of Experimental Tumours, N N Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, Leningrad, USSR
Carcinogenesis 1:975-8. 1980..Postnatal administration of the antidiabetic drug buformin decreased the malignant neurogenic tumor incidence 3.5 times (to rats transplacentally treated with NMU)...
- [Clinical applications of single photon emission tomography in neuromedicine. 1. Neuro-oncology, epilepsy, movement disorders, cerebrovascular disease]P Bartenstein
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Neuronuklearmedizin, Deutschen Gesellschaft für Nuklearmedizin
Nuklearmedizin 39:180-95. 2000..This article gives in his first part a critical review of the clinical applications of SPECT in neuro-oncology, epilepsy, basal ganglia disorders and cerebrovascular disease...
- [Imaging of cervical masses]R Sigal
Service de Radiodiagnostic, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif
J Radiol 80:1807-15. 1999..MR imaging and/or CT can show the exact location and extent of a lesion, and can help to anticipate its nature...
- Constitutive and cytokine-regulated expression of presenilin-1 and presenilin-2 genes in human neural cell linesJ Satoh
Division of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, Saga Medical School, Saga, Japan
Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 25:492-503. 1999....
- Tendon and nerve sonographyC Martinoli
Department of Radiology R, University of Genova, Italy
Radiol Clin North Am 37:691-711, viii. 1999..Nerve tears and tumors also can be diagnosed. Overall, US is an effective technique for imaging tendons and nerves...
- Tumor spectrum in ARF-deficient miceT Kamijo
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Department of Tumor Cell Biology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
Cancer Res 59:2217-22. 1999..The longer latency of tumor formation in ARF-null versus p53-null mice, therefore, appears to enable a broader spectrum of tumors to emerge...
- Chromogranins--new sensitive markers for neuroendocrine tumorsB Eriksson
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Biomedical Center, Uppsala, Sweden
Acta Oncol 28:325-9. 1989..Also in immunocytochemical stainings, our polyclonal antiserum detecting both chromogranin A and B showed a greater sensitivity than other available antisera against chromogranin A, B and C...
- Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor arising in a "de novo" ganglioneuroma. A case reportS Damiani
Institute of Anatomic Pathology, University of Bologna, Italy
Tumori 77:90-3. 1991..The patient is free of disease 4 years after surgery. The clinicopathologic features of this rare case are discussed...
- Gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumorC B MacLeod
Ultrastructural Pathology Section, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Ultrastruct Pathol 15:49-55. 1991..Moreover, it occurred in a much younger patient (20 years of age) compared to previously reported cases (45 to 66 years of age), with the exception of one other case (16 years of age)...
- DeltaN-p73alpha accumulates in human neuroblastic tumorsSetha Douc-Rasy
Departement de Biologie Clinique, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 1598, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39, rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
Am J Pathol 160:631-9. 2002..Our data suggest that, in undifferentiated NTs, a link may exist between the accumulation of DeltaN-p73alpha variants and the "nuclear exclusion" of p53...
- Id proteins at the cross-road of development and cancerA Lasorella
Department of Neurology, Developmental and Molecular Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Oncogene 20:8326-33. 2001..We propose that the participation of Id in multiple fundamental traits of cancer may be the basis for unprecedented therapeutic opportunities...
- Prevention and treatment of amputation neuroma by an atelocollagen tube in rat sciatic nervesYasuo Sakai
Department of Orthopaedics, Shimane University School of Medicine, Izumo shi, Shimane ken, Japan
J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 73:355-60. 2005..The atelocollagen tube may be a promising biomaterial for the prevention or treatment of a painful amputation neuroma...
- Role for the epidermal growth factor receptor in neurofibromatosis-related peripheral nerve tumorigenesisBenjamin C Ling
Departments of Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
Cancer Cell 7:65-75. 2005..Genetic reduction of EGFR in Nf1(+/-);p53(+/-) mice that develop sarcomas significantly improved survival. Thus, gain- and loss-of-function experiments support the relevance of EGFR to peripheral nerve tumor formation...
- Intrathoracic neurogenic tumors--50 years' experience in a Japanese institutionShin Ichi Takeda
Department of Surgery Course of Interventional Medicine E1, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Yamada oka 2 2, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:807-12. 2004..Intrathoracic neurogenic tumors are relatively uncommon, and there have been few reports regarding their entire clinical characteristics in the Asian population...
- Neuro-oncology in a nutshellJoachim M Baehring
Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
J Neurooncol 68:99-100. 2004
- Ectopic neural and neuroendocrine neoplasmsMark R Wick
Division of Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology, Department of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0214, USA
Semin Diagn Pathol 20:305-23. 2003..Practical approaches to differential diagnosis are emphasized...
- [Combined anterior and posterior approach in surgical treatment of tumors at the cervicothoracic junction: our experience]Péter Banczerowski
Országos Idegsebészeti Tudományos Intézet, H 1145 Budapest, Amerikai ut 57
Ideggyogy Sz 56:174-8. 2003....
- Bioactive constituents from three Vismia speciesAhmed A Hussein
Centro de Investigaciones Farmacognósticas de la Flora Panameña CIFLORPAN, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Panama, Apartado 10767, Estafeta Universitaria, Panama, Republica de Panama
J Nat Prod 66:858-60. 2003..The structure of ferruginin C was elucidated by spectroscopic means. Compounds 6-8 were the most active, and the cytotoxic activity of compounds 2-5 and 7 is reported for the first time...
- Role of cerebrospinal fluid diversion in posterior fossa tumor surgeryEhtesham Ghani
Department of Neurosurgery, Pakistan Institute of Medical Science, Islamabad
J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 13:333-6. 2003..To assess the role of cerebrospinal fluid diversion in posterior fossa tumor surgery...
- BRAF as a melanoma susceptibility candidate gene?Karine Laud
Service de Genetique, Institut Gustave Roussy, 94800 Villejuif, Cedex, France
Cancer Res 63:3061-5. 2003..Moreover, there was no significant difference in the frequency of heterozygotes for BRAF variants between melanoma cases and controls when they were compared. Our data suggest that BRAF is unlikely to be a melanoma susceptibility gene...
- Oral spindle cell neoplasms: a review of 307 casesRichard C K Jordan
University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0424, USA
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:717-24. 2003..The relatively high prevalence of some tumors, such as myofibroma, likely reflects the use of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of spindle cell tumors...
- Mutations in exon 11 of the c-kit gene in a myogenic tumor and a neurogenic tumor as well as in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Utility of c-kit mutation as a prognostic biomarker for gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumorRie Yasuoka
Department of Digestive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Dig Surg 20:183-91. 2003..By chance, the c-kit mutation in exon 11 was found in myogenic and neurogenic tumors as well as in GISTs. Furthermore, we studied the clinical prognostic utility of these mutations...
- Differential diagnosis in patients with ring-like thallium-201 uptake in brain SPECTKeiko Kinuya
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tonami General Hospital, Toyama, Japan
Ann Nucl Med 16:417-21. 2002..This study was performed to investigate lesions with ring-like thallium-201 (201Tl) uptake and to determine whether SPECT provides any information in differential diagnosis...
- Gastrointestinal stromal tumours: evaluation of biological and clinical current opinionsGian Luigi Adani
Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Anestesiologiche e Radiologiche Sezione di Clinica Chirurgica Università degli Studi di Ferrara
Chir Ital 54:127-31. 2002..Tumours with a high mitotic index (> 5 mitoses/10 HPF) and measuring more than 5 cm in diameter are to be considered malignant...
- The survivin:Fas ratio is predictive of recurrent disease in neuroblastomaAnthony Sandler
Department of Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
J Pediatr Surg 37:507-11. 2002..The authors determined whether the ratio of survivin to Fas (S:F ratio) is predictive of recurrent disease in patients with NB. The authors previously have shown the S:F ratio is predictive of recurrent disease in pediatric renal tumors...
- Histopathology of laryngeal tumoursH Roels
N. Goormaghtigh Institute of Pathology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 46:127-39. 1992..The description is based on the light microscopical and histochemical characteristics of these tumours. The relation to the clinical presentation is briefly mentioned. The correlation between the subtypes and prognosis is discussed...
- Best cases from the AFIP: paraganglioma of the organs of ZuckerkandlDaniel P Saurborn
Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 1 Deaconess Rd, West 203B, Boston MA 02215, USA
Radiographics 23:1279-86. 2003
- Aging, Angiogenesis, and the Neuropeptide Y (NPY) SystemJoanna Kitlinska; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Neuropeptide Y in neuroblastoma: growth, angiogenesis and future therapeutics.Joanna B Kitlinska; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed research will be the first to establish the role and mechanisms of NPY's actions in NBs, and determine prognostic and therapeutic values of the peptide and its Rs. ..