nodal disease

nodal disease

A cancer that has extended into lymph nodes and is thus not localised.
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11,12) Consequently, the management of nodal disease is critical.
Theoretically, donepezil and other acetylcholinesterase inhibitors can aggravate preexisting nodal disease and lead to AVB (2).
Study PCYC-1112-CA (RESONATE) is an international, randomized, open-label Phase 3 clinical study including 391 patients with relapsed or refractory CLL/SLL with measurable nodal disease and who were not eligible for treatment with purine analog-based therapy, who had received at least one prior therapy.
3,4,8,9) Treatment of cervical nodal disease, which is found in 10 to 20% of cases, should consist of neck dissection; no research data are available for node-negative patients.
A decrease in the size of nodal disease was seen in two patients with ovarian cancer.
Traditionally abdominoperineal resection (APR) with bilateral inguinal lymphadenectomy was performed, however the latter lacks evidence and is questionable given that nodal disease in ARM is thought not to carry the same significance as for CM (2,7).
In contrast, tumors with mixed BAC and invasive components measuring greater than 5 mm and frankly invasive adenocarcinomas without a BAC component demonstrated nodal disease in 23% and 41% of patients, respectively.
6 years, neither disease-free survival (DFS) nor overall survival (OS) was related to surgery with respect to menstrual cycle, even in data analyses that accounted for nodal disease, hormone receptor status and adjuvant radiotherapy or chemotherapy.
BACKGROUND: In patients with prostate cancer who are deemed to be at intermediate or high risk of having nodal metastases, invasive diagnostic pelvic lymph-node dissection (PLND) is the gold standard for the detection of nodal disease.
GOTEBORG, SWEDEN -- Eliminating nodal disease in cervical cancer patients with positive pelvic and paraaortic positive lymph nodes failed to improve survival in a prospective 24-patient phase II study.
In a patient with cervical cancer (Figure 12), PET/CT detected nodal disease occult on the diagnostic CT and, therefore, the treatment fields were modified to include this disease, which otherwise would have been at the border of the field.
We report the following case of biopsy proven Classical Nodular Sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma presenting in a young male with simultaneous intracranial and spinal involvement, along with nodal disease.