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Synonyms for endocrine

the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect

of or belonging to endocrine glands or their secretions

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According to the WHO classification, endocrine tumors of the appendix are defined as (1) a well-differentiated endocrine tumor with benign behavior (confined to the appendiceal wall, with a diameter [less than or equal to] 2 cm and without angioinvasion) or uncertain behavior (confined to the subserosa or with a maximal diameter >2 cm or angioinvasion); (2) a well-differentiated endocrine carcinoma (invading the mesoappendix or beyond and/ or with metastases); or (3) goblet cell carcinoma (Table).
Ductuloinsular tumor of the pancreas (82) is an endocrine tumor that may be misdiagnosed as mixed ductal-endocrine neoplasm.
It is possible that these exocrine and endocrine tumor cells arise from ductuloinsular complexes that are normal developmental structures.
Pancreatic endocrine tumors account for only 1% to 2% of all pancreatic neoplasms and affect only 1 in 100,000 persons.
Researchers have also shown that the MEN1 gene contributes to common endocrine tumors outside of the familial setting.
Gastrinoma--Gastrinoma is the second most common endocrine tumor of the pancreas.
Intrapancreatic accessory spleen: mimic of pancreatic endocrine tumor diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy.
Our overall approach to scientific discovery is to combine the following 4 components into a functioning multidirectional program: (1) basic biologic studies using cell lines and transgenic mice as model systems, (2) translational genomic and other molecular studies using the human tissue and data collected via the Endocrine Tumor Bank and Database, (3) preclinical studies using selected promising agents and the model systems, and (4) clinical trials of patients with adrenal cortical carcinoma.
Well-differentiated endocrine tumor of the distal common bile duct: a case study and literature review.
Radiation therapy has also been studied based on the various applications into: External radiation therapy applications: Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer; Internal Radiation therapy applications: Prostate Cancer, Gynecological Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer; and Systemic Radiation therapy applications: Hyperthyroidism, Bone Metastasis, Lymphoma, Endocrine tumor.
Early clinical studies have been conducted with somatostatin octapeptides in a RIGS surgical application for patients with neuroendocrine and endocrine tumors (relating to glands and hormonal secretions) and breast cancer.
Phase I/II results were based on an independent review of a large investigator-sponsored clinical study in over 600 patients affected by different Gastro Entero Pancreatic Neuro Endocrine Tumors (GEP-NETs) subtypes performed at the Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam.
Salti uses advanced surgical techniques to treat melanoma, sarcoma, breast cancer, gastrointestinal and esophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, hepatobiliary cancer and endocrine tumors.