solid malignancy

solid malignancy

A generic term for a non-haematological (blood-borne) malignancy—i.e., not a lymphoma, leukaemia or myeloma—which includes carcinoma (adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, neuroendocrine carcinoma, etc.), melanoma, sarcoma, glioma, teratoma, mesothelioma, etc. In the UK, solid malignancies are the therapeutic specialty of medical oncologists who treat them with chemotherapy, biological response modifiers and other poisons.
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The patients in the hematological malignancies had significantly higher serum levels of LDH (mean[+ or -]SD, U/L) than those in the solid malignancy group (716.8[+ or -]169.6 vs.
(41) The drug showed greater potency in hematological leukemia, (42) lymphoma cancer, (43) and solid malignancy. (44)
Up to 40% of patients presented a medical history of either hematologic or solid malignancy. No differences were observed between C.
Malignancy type was reported into five categories including: colorectal, gastrointestinal other than colorectal, solid malignancy other than gastrointestinal, hematologic, and other (which refers to either multiple primary cancers or unknown primary).
This raised our concern for rarer causes such as occult solid malignancy. Esophagoduodenoscopy was performed for the evaluation of dysphagia.
Evaluation of haemostatic abnormalities among Sudanese patients with haematologic and solid malignancy. Am J Med Med Sci 2014;4(5):150-3.
Primary testicular cancer is the most common solid malignancy in men between the ages of 20 and 45; it is rare in patients under 15 and over 60.
Concurrent medical conditions among case-patients with any of the 3 mycoses mentioned above included COPD (34.8%, 95% confidence interval [CI] 28.4%-39.8%), diabetes mellitus (22%, 95% CI 19.9%-27.0%) solid malignancy (16.5%, 95% CI 11.9%-27.0%), and rheumatoid arthritis (5.2%, 95% CI 0-6.1%.) The frequency of underlying solid malignancy was higher among patients with blastomycosis (27%) than among patients with histoplasmosis (18.8%) or coccidioidomycosis (11.9%).
"Measuring expressions of microRNA in bodily fluid represents a very promising tool with widespread implications for screening," said Liana Adam, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in urology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.Adam presented her findings at the Fourth AACR International Conference on Molecular Diagnostics in Cancer Therapeutic Development.Bladder cancer is the fourth most common solid malignancy in men and the fifth most common overall, with an estimated 70,000 new cases and more than 14,000 deaths expected this year alone in the United States.
Testicular cancer (also referred to as testicular germ cell tumors or GCTs) is the most common solid malignancy in men between the ages of 15 and 34 years in the general population.
(%) Central venous catheter 64 (81) Urinary catheter 33 (42) Gastrointestinal surgery (b) 22 (27) Hematologic malignancy 20 (25) Other surgery (b) 17 (21) Solid malignancy 16 (20) Diabetes 14 (18) Newborn status 9 (11) Organ transplantation 8 (10) Severe trauma 2 (3) (a) One patient may have several predisposing factors.