fallopian tube cancer


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fallopian tube cancer

A malignancy that begins to grow in the cells that form the inner surfaces of the fallopian tubes, usually an adenocarcinoma. It is the least common form of gynecological cancer.
See also: cancer
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TRINOVA-2 is evaluating whether trebananib plus pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) is superior to placebo plus PLD as measured by PFS in recurrent epithelial ovarian, primary peritoneal or fallopian tube cancer.
In this Phase II, placebo-controlled, double-blinded, multi-center study, 130 women with advanced ovarian, primary peritoneal, or fallopian tube cancer were enrolled and received treatment with pertuzumab plus gemcitabine, or gemcitabine alone.
Because fallopian tube cancer and primary peritoneal cancer are generally considered to be identical to ovarian cancer with respect to the cell of origin, prognosis, and response to chemotherapy, patients with these two malignancies were considered suitable for enrollment in the trial.
Each year ovarian or fallopian tube cancer causes 140,000 deaths globally - including 14,270 women in the United States, and 220 Oregonians.
She was later diagnosed with Fallopian tube cancer after being booked into Heartlands Hospital for a hysterotomy.
755) would authorize $100 million over 4 years for research into biomarkers that detect or indicate a woman's risk of ovarian cancer, fallopian tube cancer, and primary peritoneal cancer.
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Global Markets Direct's, 'Fallopian Tube Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2012', provides an overview of the Fallopian Tube Cancer therapeutic pipeline.
About Fallopian Tube Cancer The incidence rate of fallopian tube cancers is estimated to be 0.
SAN DIEGO -- Laparoscopic surgical staging is safe and adequate for patients with apparent stage I ovarian and fallopian tube cancer, results from a preliminary analysis suggest.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, Fallopian Tube Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2011" provides data on the Fallopian Tube Cancer clinical trial scenario.