Ovarian adenocarcinoma with glaucoma: A case report

Ovarian adenocarcinoma with glaucoma: A case report Introduction Metastatic tumor accounts for the most common ocular malignancy in adults. In rare cases, ocular metastasis can represent the initial manifestation of an undiagnosed primary cancer such as breast and lung cancers. Patients usually present with visual field defects, ocular pain, floaters, photophobia, or

thyroid malignancy and serum calcitonin

thyroid malignancy and serum calcitonin Overview  Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a rare type of thyroid cancer. It’s known to have poorer outcomes than differentiated thyroid cancer. In this article, the researchers aimed to identify areas for improvement in the preoperative evaluation of patients with possible MTC in a high-volume endocrine surgery

Rare Schwannoma in Lateral Nasal Wall

Rare Schwannoma in Lateral Nasal Wall Overview  Schwannomas are a mass of tumors in the peripheral nervous system (PNS). They are abnormal and usually have a benign proliferation of Schwann cells. Because of this, any type of neoplasms can usually occur anywhere in the body. However, reports have shown that the most

Pyrotinib therapy in HER2+ breast cancer

Pyrotinib therapy in HER2+ breast cancer Breast cancer with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) occurs in almost 15-20% of all breast cancers. This type of cancer also shows aggressive clinical behavior and has a poor prognosis. The development and use of anti-HER2 drugs have improved outcomes for patients with

Osteopenia predicts outcomes in pancreatic cancer

Osteopenia predicts outcomes in pancreatic cancer Study Background Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States and is projected to become the second by 2030. The unfavorable prognosis of PDAC can be attributed to late diagnosis, poor metabolic status, and the resistance of cancer

penile squamous cell carcinoma and human papillomavirus

penile squamous cell carcinoma and human papillomavirus Introduction The objective of this study was to to investigate the survival outcomes and prognostic factors of  human papillomavirus (HPV) induced penile squamous cell carcinoma (pSCC).  Penile squamous cell carcinoma (pSCC) is a rare malignancy with limited pathogenesis and carcinogenesis, and poor survival after standard treatment. They

Radiation therapy And VTE Risk

Radiation therapy And VTE Risk Thromboembolic events are often the primary cause of complications in malignancies. They also have a major effect on the morbidity and mortality of cancer patients. Compared to chemotherapy and other kinds of systemic therapies, there’s not enough data about the impact of ionizing radiation on the

Pseudouveitis with pancreatic carcinoma: a case study

Pseudouveitis with pancreatic carcinoma: a case study Overview of the Study  This study is a report of a case of a 61- year- old man who presented with progressive deterioration of general condition with unilateral recurrent episodes of pseudouveitis presenting as non- granulomatous panuveitis of the left eye related to a choroidal

cancer prevention in rural communities

cancer prevention in rural communities This article examines cancer prevention outcomes using a developed community-based cancer registry. It also describes the methodology used to build and recruit to the registry. This comprehensive registry includes community participant profiles sorted by race/ethnicity and geography and presents preliminary insights about the distribution of known

Ovarian adenocarcinoma with glaucoma: A case report