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The tumor mass involved the jugular foramen inferiorly and extended into the cavernous sinus surrounding the carotid artery.
So while doing his internship, he began research into Chinese herbal medicine treatments for cancer patients and a new technique of biochemical biopsy for tumor markers.
Currently, tumor stem cells have been isolated and characterized in several hematologic malignancies and some solid tumors.
White blood cells missing IKK-beta don't rush to a tumor, which therefore gets fewer nutrients and grows more slowly.
The collaboration aims to generate fully human antibodies to the tumor antigen and expects to analyze those antibodies during 2003.
O'Reilly's presentation of the prostate tumor remissions, the most significant endostatin results achieved thus far in mice, was followed by a report from scientists at EntreMed Inc.
Folkman and his colleagues decided to test whether choking off the blood supply to a cancerous tumor could destroy it.
As it grows, the tumor can press against and damage the normal part of the pituitary gland or the nerves that carry vision from the eyes.
Unfortunately, early detection of the tumor is sometimes difficult because the symptoms may be subtle and may not appear in the beginning stages of growth.
The data presented this week extend preclinical findings the Company presented at an earlier meeting indicating HE3235 reduced prostate tumor incidence in a dose dependent fashion.
In this article, we describe a case of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the paranasal sinuses, and we review the clinical presentation, histologic findings, differential diagnosis, and treatment of this tumor.
In one scenario, all the cells of a tumor are pretty much the same.
Because treatment by tumor promoters [12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA), epidermal growth factor (EGF), or tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF[alpha])] transforms clone 41 cells to anchorage-independent and tumorigenic phenotypes, they are considered to be undergoing late-stage tumor promotion.
The new protein-based drugs hunt down cancer cells, attach themselves to the skin of the tumor and deliver a tiny radioactive payload that can signal the location of hidden cancer.
An example of a benign tumor that may become quite large in people with FMEN1 is the pituitary tumor called prolactinoma.