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Time to go home [Down syndrome, tonsillectomy, adenoid, surgery] by RK Patient Expert Posted Thu 05 Aug 2010 3:58pm A little while ago, they said I could go home.  But I had to wait for things to get all done.  So I rested on the couch a little. Then I waited some more.  I’m tired, you know.   Very tired. Then my super great nurse, Miss Amy, came to get me all unhooked from my cords and stuff.  She took my cover off my arm and ... Read on »
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma in the news by Total Health Breakthroughs Patient Expert Posted Sat 21 Nov 2009 12:00am A fellow Nebraskan with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma is now in Tijuana, Mexico undergoing treatment at the Oasis of Hope . Here is the story about Adam Spady's current fight with ACC, as told in the Imperial Republican newspaper: http://www.imperialrepublican.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1394:bake-sale-to-benefit-adam-spadys-canc ... Read on »
GBM with adenoid features by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 27 May 2010 11:51am I came across a glioblastoma today (see below) which focally exhibited epithelioid and even gland-like features -- or what the WHO Tumor book calls "adenoid" characteristics. Had there not been other areas showing more classic GBM histomorphology, I'd have been obliged to order an immunohistochemical panel including melanoma and carcinoma markers ... Read on »
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma in the news by Total Health Breakthroughs Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Nov 2009 12:00am I saw this in the news over the weekend$6.5 million gift to UCSF from Irwin and Joan Jacobs for head and neck cancer research http://news.ucsf.edu/releases/6.5-million-gift-to-ucsf-from-irwin-and-joan-jacobs-for-head-and-neck-cance/ Mr. Jacobs was diagnosed with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma in 2007, and went through treatment. He and his wife ... Read on »
Who Need Tonsils and Adenoids Anyway? by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 8:54pm Liam finally got his tonsils and adenoids out last week as well as getting new tubes in his ears. He ended up having to stay for two nights because he kept struggling to keep his oxygen levels up, and that kind of thing totally freaks doctors and nurses out. They come running and shove oxygen up your nose right away if you drop below 88% oxygen ... Read on »
Inflamed Adenoids in Kids May Not Be Caused by Stomach Bacteria by HealthFinder Posted Fri 21 Oct 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Small study found no evidence of Helicobacter pylori in tissue samples. FRIDAY, Oct. 21 (Hea ... Read on »
New website for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 08 Sep 2012 6:15am "Small" diseases, those occurring to a very small percentage of the population, are often ignored by the research funding agencies.  But sometimes people overcome this problem by creating their own advocacy organizations to raise funds and sponsor research outside of the normal grant-making process--and also create a community of interest a ... Read on »
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma in the news by Total Health Breakthroughs Patient Expert Posted Thu 31 Dec 2009 12:00am 1. "Tricia's Tree" raises money for cancer research http://www.southtownstar.com/news/1958278,122509triciastree.article The SouthtownStar reports about a fundraiser conducted at the First Midwest Bank in Crestwood (Il) by the husband of Patricia Mason. Mrs. Mason passed away earlier this year from ACC. Folks that donated money to the America ... Read on »
Gleevec for adenoid cystic carcinoma by Mark Levin Posted Tue 28 Jun 2011 11:30pm   Gleevec is approved for CML and GIST tumors. It is tempting to use it for other c-kit positive tumors and several case reports seemed to promise activity, but a phase II study published in 2007 found no responses in adenoid cystic carcinoma. A study reported in 2005 was stopped becasuu of the lack of activity.   Pfeffer MR , T ... Read on »
Wait to Remove Kids' Infected Adenoids by Medline Plus Posted Thu 17 Jan 2013 4:11pm Removing the adenoids of kids who frequently get colds, sinus infections and laryngitis is more expensive and doesn't lead to better health or fewer symptoms than a "watchful waiting" approach, according to new research. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health , Tonsils and Adenoids Read on »