neuroendocrine


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neuroendocrine

[¦nu̇r·ō′en·də·krən]
(biology)
Pertaining to both the nervous and endocrine systems, structurally and functionally.
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16 ( ANI ): Finally breaking his silence, Irrfan Khan revelaed that he is diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour.
Learning that I have been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour as of now has been admittedly difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to a place of hope.
Retrospective review of 8 patients presenting with Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of nose and paranasal sinuses, from January, 2005 to December, 2014 treated at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore was performed to determine the clinical characteristics and outcome of this disease.
The approval is for adult patients with somatostatin receptor-positive GEP-NETs and it includes conditions such as foregut, midgut, and hindgut neuroendocrine tumours.
The first, more controversial theory, is that these tumors evolve from neoplastic transformation of native neuroendocrine cells.
The diagnosis of solid pseudopapillary tumors on trucut biopsies and excision biopsies poses a great difficulty for the pathologist, as due to their similarity with other endocrine and exocrine pancreatic tumors including pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, Pancreatoblastoma and acinar cell carcinomas.
Harout Semerjian, Executive Vice-President & President, Specialty Care International & Global Franchises said: We are pleased that Somatuline is now also available for Japanese patients suffering from gastrointestinal and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Prostatic NETs include the following: 1) usual prostatic adenocarcinoma (PA) with neuroendocrine differentiation, 2) adenocarcinoma Paneth cell-like neuroendocrine differentiation, 3) carcinoid tumor, 4) small cell carcinoma, and 5) mixed neuroendocrine differentiation-acinar adenocarcinoma (2).
Primary neuroendocrine cancer (NEC) of the breast is very rare with a limited number of cases reported in the literature.
Neuroendocrine prostate cancer: subtypes, biology, and clinical outcomes.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Neuroendocrine Tumors, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the larynx encompass five separate tumors: paraganglioma, typical carcinoid, atypical carcinoid, small cell carcinoma, and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma.