lung metastases

lung metastases

Oncology Cancer that has spread from the original–primary tumor to the lung; primary lung cancer spreads to the brain, bone, BM, liver. See Metastasis.
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5,6) Lung metastases secondary to ACC may be asymptomatic longer than metastases from other primary carcinomas.
Their response to targeted therapy is less satisfactory compared to other sites, such as lung metastases.
When 70-year-old Ken Wayne Broskey of Livonia, Michigan, learned that he had stage 4 oropharyngeal cancer with lung metastases, he took on a job as an Uber cab driver to try to pay off the house he shares with his daughter, a waitress, and his grandchildren, against the advice of his doctors, who urged him to consider hospice.
Occasionally patients present with aggressive disease, manifested by parenchymal liver or lung metastases, or develop metastases to distant sites such as the brain and bone during disease progression.
Her2-targeted therapies may be of particular interest in treating lung metastases based on Her2 overexpression
RESULTS: Compared with 15 or 16 control rats that had lung metastases on day 30, seven of 14 rats in the 0.
Following a period of several months, the mice developed lung metastases, which were harvested and used to create the more aggressive 113/6-4L subline.
3]-PPD showed significant inhibition of lung metastases compared with vehicle control.
As lung metastases to the colon and rectum usually benefit from chemotherapy, we hypothesized that some metastases diagnosed only on biopsy in those centers were probably missed because of archival problems.
In a previous study Bachmeier and her colleagues had demonstrated that the substance reduces statistically significantly the formation of lung metastases in an animal model of advanced breast cancer.
Tumour weights and number of spontaneous lung metastases were assessed according to a standard protocol.