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These tumors were large and extensive, and they were resected via a transotic craniotomy approach following tumor embolization.
He uses Chinese herbal medicines in addition to drugs for biochemical-modulation and apoptosis-inducing and cancer-vessel treatment, as well as sophisticated methods of applying tumor marker combination assay, heat therapy and immunology.
Recent data from both hematologic malignancies and solid tumors have suggested that there are only minor populations of cells in each malignancy that are capable of tumor initiation.
This thwarted white blood cells, which arise from the marrow cells, from manufacturing inflammatory proteins that could assist tumor growth.
The Oncomab technology targets a protein that is preferentially expressed on a broad range of tumor types.
They weren't able to find what they would call tumor,'' said O'Reilly, who discovered endostatin in Folkman's lab three years ago.
Once the tumor grows big enough, bits of it can break off and spread through the bloodstream to other body parts.
Another rare complication is an endocrine tumor inside the chest or in the stomach, known as a carcinoid.
An acoustic neurinoma is a benign tumor which may develop on the hearing and balance nerves near the inner ear.
New data presented indicated HE3235 arrested the growth of established prostate tumors whereas placebo-treated animals continued to experience rapid tumor growth.
Histology confirmed a diagnosis of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor.
A neurosurgeon may carefully cut out every sign of a brain tumor, but new cancer cells quickly arise to take the original tumor's place.
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.