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trademark for preparations of chlorotrianisene, a synthetic estrogen used for palliative treatment of prostate cancer and for replacement therapy.


An ADAMs family protein encoded by ADAM17 on chromosome 2p25, which acts as a tumour necrosis factor-alpha converting enzyme (TACE). It binds mitotic arrest-deficient 2 protein, and plays a key role in activating Notch signalling, resulting in the proteolytic release of cell-surface proteins, including p75 TNF-receptor, IL-1 receptor type II, p55 TNF-receptor, TGF-alpha, L-selectin, growth hormone receptor, MUC1 and amyloid precursor protein (APP).

transcatheter arterial chemoembolization



A technique for destroying tumors in which a tube is guided into the arterial blood supply of the tumor and drugs, fragments of muscle, or synthetic spheres are introduced to obstruct the artery. It is used to treat liver cancers that cannot be removed surgically.
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We can prevent the deleterious contribution of TACE to rheumatoid arthritis patients and preserve its protective function in skin and intestines.
Food and Drug Administration for the use of a drug-loaded embolic, including its HepaSphere Microspheres, for TACE procedures in the United States.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, statements regarding the efficacy of HepaSphere Microspheres and TACE in the treatment of primary liver cancer and the Company's expectations regarding wider adoption of HepaSphere in the European Union with the expanded labeling for drug delivery and the future potential of its interventional oncology business.
PRECISION TACE The use of PRECISION Bead(TM) or DC Bead in the TACE
to a mean 95cm3 after the PRECISION TACE - an increase of 64%.
PRECISION TACE results in a lower systemic drug exposure and
TACE is used in the treatment of hypervascular tumors,
team will make further efforts to establish PRECISION TACE as the standard of
Although TACE typically is used to slow the disease, not cure it, improvements in the beads are making it more effective and promising as a cure in some cases.
Coenegrachts concluded: "In this preliminary study, TACE with doxorubicin
2]] Comparison of Existing Response Criteria in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treated with TACE using a 3D Quantitative Approach, Radiology, 2015.
Umair Rasheed Chaudhary by treating liver cancer through TACE I.