Sebaceous Carcinoma Treatment Outcomes: A Multicenter Study

Sebaceous Carcinoma Treatment Outcomes Sebaceous carcinoma (SC) is a rare tumor found in the sebaceous glands. The sebaceous gland is the gland that lubricates our skin. Although it can develop anywhere on the body, sebaceous carcinomas are often found on eyelids. It’s responsible for 0.7% of all cutaneous malignancies. From 2000

Lung Spindle Cell Carcinoma Responsive to Pembrolizumab: A Rare Case Report

Lung Spindle Cell Carcinoma Responsive to Pembrolizumab: A Rare Case Report Overview  A male patient, 52 years of age, underwent pneumonectomy of the left lung. He was previously diagnosed with primary spindle cell carcinoma (pT4aN1M0, stage III B) with programmed death-ligand 1 expression (tumor proportion score ≥95%) and without epidermal growth factor

Breast Tomosynthesis Simulator for Virtual Clinical Trials

Breast Tomosynthesis Simulator for Virtual Clinical Trials Summary  The use of computer models and simulation in predicting the clinical performance of x-ray imaging devices in silico and generating synthetic patient images for training and testing of machine learning algorithms is widely accepted today.  In this study, the researchers presented a detailed description of

Diagnostic Error Causing Cases of Cytopenia

Diagnostic Error Causing Cases of Cytopenia Summary  Many psychotropic drugs are known to cause cytopenia after increasing dosage or during the beginning of treatment. Cytopenia can also be caused by other conditions such as leukemia. These two case reports report on cases of cytopenia which happened during adjustment of psychotropic mediations in

Brugada Syndrome Treated with Lenalidomide: A Case Study

Can low-dose Rd treatment be safe for patients with multiple myeloma and Brugada syndrome? How can this treatment affect a patient’s survival and quality of life? What is Multiple Myeloma? Multiple myeloma (MM) is a type of cancer that can infect plasma cells, the cells which help you fight infections by creating

Suicidal Ideation and Somatic Treatments

Suicidal Ideation and Somatic Treatments According to the recent World Health Organization data, more than 700,000 people die to suicide every year. It is a serious public health epidemic that should be given a solution. Because in spite of increased awareness, it’s still a major problem not just in the US

Study on Pavlovian Fear Conditioning and Fear Reversal in OCD Patients

Study on Pavlovian Fear Conditioning and Fear Reversal in OCD Patients Background Pavlovian fear conditioning mechanisms are often used to explain different situations in psychopathology. They are specifically used to explain the etiology and maintenance of fear symptoms which makes them important factors in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Patients are taught that

Physician Practice Management and Private Equity

Physician Practice Management and Private Equity Market forces have always influenced the private practice medical community. This is especially true in gastroenterology, which is one of the most fragmented industries in the United States. Due to challenging market consequences, medical practitioners are having problems managing their businesses effectively. In the last decade,

Thymoma Case Report: Entire-Tumor Calcification

Thymoma Case Report: Entire-Tumor Calcification Background Thymoma is a type of anterior mediastinal tumor that is quite common. It represents around 50% of anterior mediastinal masses and around 20-30% of all types of mediastinal tumors. Thymomas are hard to distinguish between invasive or encapsulated types. Thymomas often affects patients in their middle ages.

Sebaceous Carcinoma Treatment Outcomes: A Multicenter Study