liver metastasis


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liver metastasis

Oncology Cancer that has spread from the original–1º–tumor to the liver Primary cancer Colorectal CA, neuroblastoma, pancreatic CA, Hodgkin's lymphoma. See Metastasis.
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Synchronous colorectal liver metastasis in patients without node metastasis: Possibility of localized liver metastasis.
After a definitive diagnosis, the decision of recommending a surgery first or chemotherapy first was dependent on the clinical judgment of the attending physicians and that of our multidisciplinary team; these decisions reflected the general performance of the patients and their unresectable liver metastasis stages.
A liver metastasis is a malignant tumor in the liver that has spread from another organ affected by cancer.
OBJECTIVE: To observe the expression of galectin-3 in the liver metastasis of colon cancer in mice and the inhibitory effect of modified citrus pectin (MCP) on galectin-3 expression.
The remaining patient (patient 5), who had presented with a liver metastasis, received chemotherapy and palliative local radiotherapy.
KEY WORDS: Colorectal, Carcinoma, Liver metastasis, Liver resection, Synchronous.
To obtain optimal cutoff according to clinical variables, we considered tissue origin and liver metastasis and analyzed ROC curves separately.
co-presented several studies that highlight the gene expression technology and its role in identifying predictive markers in several types of cancer, including colorectal, pancreatic, and liver metastasis.
Background: Controversial results about the therapeutic value of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and liver resection (LR) in the treatment of colorectal cancer liver metastasis (CRCLM) have been reported.
The researchers further found the addition of curcumin to FOLFOX-based chemotherapy enhanced efficacy as judged from studies done on patient-derived colorectal liver metastasis, indicating a promise for such treatment in situations wherein colon cancer can spread to the liver.
On the contrary, another finding showed that serum ALP does not increase significantly in cases of liver metastasis (13).