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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The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Fallopian Tube Cancer and enlists all their major and minor projects
High rates of occult fallopian tube cancer diagnosed at prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
Noting that mutations of BRCA1 or BRCA2 account for 5%-10% of cases of ovarian cancer, she added that "potentially, fallopian tube cancer has an even higher rate of association.
An Overview of Pipeline Products for Fallopian Tube Cancer
Additionally, the report provides an overview of key players involved in therapeutic development for Fallopian Tube Cancer and features dormant and discontinued projects.
The Canadian researchers also found that 5 of 18 women, or 28%, whose fallopian tube cancer was diagnosed by age 55 were BRCAI or BRCA2 mutation positive.
Of note, among these 13 BRCA-positive women, the mean age of women with and without fallopian tube cancer was 58 and 45 years, respectively--suggesting that, among BRCA-positive women, the risk of developing pelvic cancer increases as the women age.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Fallopian Tube Cancer.
The patient with fallopian tube cancer had undergone LAVH and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy to evaluate an adnexal mass, which ruptured during surgery.
The clinical trial report, Fallopian Tube Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, Q4, 2010" provides data on the Fallopian Tube Cancer clinical trial scenario.
DISCUSSION: Fallopian tube cancer is the least common of gynaecological malignancies.
Results of a Phase II evaluation of nanoparticle albumin bound paclitaxel (nab-paclitaxel) in platinum-sensitive patients with recurrent ovarian, peritoneal, or fallopian tube cancer (Abstract 5525)