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Chemotherapy for chondrosarcoma by Mark Levin Posted Wed 17 Aug 2011 7:20pm Chondrosarcomas are a heterogeneous group of malignant bone tumors that share in common the production of chondroid (cartilaginous) matrix. Doxorubicin, cisplatin, high-dose methotrexate and ifosfamide have antitumor activity in osteosarcoma, a similar type of cancer. Doxorubicin and cisplatin are frequently used as the basis of treatment, a ... Read on »
EAR PROBLEMS IN DOGS--CLASSIC AND OTHERWISE by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 Jun 2012 12:00am In last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats, a preview of common pet considerations offered a window into ear problems.  In all of my years of practicing veterinary medicine, I don't believe I saw anything that was as aggravating (without being life-threatening) to the dog/cat or the owner as a chronically inflamed/infected ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Maffucci Syndrome by Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 4:41pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed November 2010 What is Maffucci syndrome? Maffucci syndrome is a disorder that primarily affects the bones an ... Read on »
When is treatment with Gamma Knife® radiosurgery appropriate? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 26 Sep 2011 2:35pm The Gamma Knife® (GK) is a machine designed to deliver radiationEnergy in the form of waves or particles, including radio waves, X-rays and gamma rays. in a very precise manner, to treat a patient with a single dose over the course of a day rather than in a number of doses over weeks. Th ... Read on »
News digest – Budget, bowel screening, Bluetooth, kids smoking and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Mar 2013 12:00am The big news this week was the Budget – Chancellor George Osborne set out the government’s spending priorities for the forthcoming year. Here’s our reaction , plus a nice post from the Institute of Cancer Research looking at the implications for science funding. Shocking new figures reveal that nearly 570 children start smoking for t ... Read on »
Support grows for use of brachyury immunohistochemistry in chordoma by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 4:41am Nirmala A. Jambhekar, MD and colleagues from Mumbai, India recently revisited the immunohistochemical marker brachyury in chordoma in the pages of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (August 2010;134:1181-1187). In a validation study of 51 cases, the authors refer to brachyury as a "new age" marker, perhaps because it was discovered b ... Read on »
There are protons in Europe, too by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 06 Sep 2013 11:04am Speaking of proton beams , while they populate like rabbits in the US based on a financial model that includes overpayment for prostate irradiation, there are real debates going on in Europe about their efficacy.  Here are excerpts from an article from the British Medical Journal Critics say the NHS should not be spending so much money on a t ... Read on »
Temodar for sarcoma by Mark Levin Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 7:01pm Temodar has some activity in sarcomas as a singel agent. However, while not particularly effective, it is thought to have a place in palliation of resistant disease. Several phase II trials have been performed. Temozolomide is a radiosensitizer that is well tolerated and has modest side effects. It has been studies with radiation in the end ... Read on »
Celeste, Breast Cancer and New Primary Site by thepinkribbonshop Posted Mon 24 Aug 2009 12:22pm Celeste had the misfortune of being diagnosed with bone cancer (chondrosarcoma) shortly after her breast cancer treatment. Once upon a time...When I was 45 years old I had a mammogram and they found a lump, so I had a biopsy. It was cancer, 1.5 cm no nodes involved. I did 6 rounds of chemo,(CMF). When I had pre-op to my surgery they ... Read on »
“Melanoma, carcinoma, some kind of -noma…” by pathologystudent Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:04pm If you haven’t seen the movie Fletch, you must stop reading this right now and go rent it. Chevy Chase plays a newspaper reporter who “changes his identity more often than he changes his underwear.” One of his characters is Dr. Rosenpenis (all the doctors in the hospital are named Rosen-something: Rosenbaum, Rosenkrantz, etc.). Looking for he ... Read on »