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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29435287/secondary-tumours-of-the-ampulla-of-vater-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Francesca Sarocchi, Magdalena M Gilg, Florian Schreiber, Cord Langner
Secondary tumours of the ampulla of Vater are rare. Underlying primary tumours, clinical presentation, macroscopic appearance, treatment strategies and outcome of secondary ampullary lesions have not been systematically analysed. The present case study reported a 57-year old patient with an ampullary metastasis from renal cancer and a literature review was performed in which a further 32 patients were included. The most common responsible primary tumours were malignant melanoma and renal clear cell carcinoma, followed by breast cancer...
February 2018: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29394761/-clinical-outcome-of-hepatectomy-of-liver-metastasis-of-duodenal-ampullary-cancer
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Hiroyoshi Matsukawa, Shigehiro Shiozaki, Daisuke Satoh, Hitoshi Idani, Yasutomo Ojima, Masao Harano, Kanyu Nakano, Yasuhiro Choda, Daisuke Sumitani, Michihiro Ishida, Soichiro Miyake, Tetsushi Kubota, Masazumi Okajima
We evaluated the clinical outcome and assessed the indication of hepatectomy for liver metastasis of duodenal ampullary cancer. We analyzed 42 cases of duodenal ampullary cancer and 4 patients who underwent hepatectomy for liver metastasis. Eleven(50%)of 22 cases with recurrence of duodenal ampullary cancer had liver metastasis. Four cases were solitary and 7 cases were multiple. Four patients underwent hepatectomy didn't had other organ metastasis. Three of 4 cases with solitary liver metastases and one of 7 cases with multiple metastasis underwent hepatectomy...
November 2017: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29335829/pancreaticoduodenectomy-for-periampullary-tumours-a-review-article-based-on-surveillance-end-results-and-epidemiology-seer-database
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REVIEW
S K Kamarajah
INTRODUCTION: This study set to examine relative survival of patients with periampullary cancers undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). METHODS: Using the Surveillance, End Results and Epidemiology (SEER) database, this study identified 9877 patients with non-metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma who underwent PD between 2004 and 2013. RESULTS: Ampullary carcinomas have the best survival among periampullary malignancies. Lymph node ratio is a significant prognostic factor, even when stratified by tumour types...
January 15, 2018: Clinical & Translational Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29307199/pathologic-classification-of-pancreatic-cancers-current-concepts-and-challenges
#4
Mohamed E Mostafa, Ipek Erbarut-Seven, Burcin Pehlivanoglu, Volkan Adsay
As the most common and most important cancer of the pancreas, with rapid mortality and now also as the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) has become synonymous with "pancreas cancer". PDAC is also the prototype of the "pancreatobiliary-type" adenocarcinomas, along the biliary tract, ampullary and gallbladder cancers with the similar morphology and behavior. Recent molecular profiling studies have identified distinct subsets of PDAC, potentially with different behaviors and targetability...
December 2017: Chinese Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29296236/combined-microrna-and-mrna-microfluidic-taqman-array-cards-for-the-diagnosis-of-malignancy-of-multiple-types-of-pancreatico-biliary-tumors-in-fine-needle-aspiration-material
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Thomas M Gress, Ludwig Lausser, Lyn-Rouven Schirra, Lisa Ortmüller, Ramona Diels, Bo Kong, Christoph W Michalski, Thilo Hackert, Oliver Strobel, Nathalia A Giese, Miriam Schenk, Rita T Lawlor, Aldo Scarpa, Hans A Kestler, Malte Buchholz
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) continues to carry the lowest survival rates among all solid tumors. A marked resistance against available therapies, late clinical presentation and insufficient means for early diagnosis contribute to the dismal prognosis. Novel biomarkers are thus required to aid treatment decisions and improve patient outcomes. We describe here a multi-omics molecular platform that allows for the first time to simultaneously analyze miRNA and mRNA expression patterns from minimal amounts of biopsy material on a single microfluidic TaqMan Array card...
December 8, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29259073/phase-ii-study-of-panitumumab-in-ras-wild-type-metastatic-adenocarcinoma-of-small-bowel-or-ampulla-of-vater
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Pat Gulhati, Kanwal Raghav, Rachna Shroff, Gauri Varadhachary, Milind Javle, Wei Qiao, Huamin Wang, Jeffrey Morris, Robert Wolff, Michael J Overman
LESSONS LEARNED: Panitumumab has no clinical activity in metastatic RAS wild-type small bowel adenocarcinoma (SBA) and ampullary adenocarcinoma (AAC), possibly due to the foregut and midgut derivation of small bowel and ampulla.These results, along with findings from genomic characterization of SBA, suggest that SBA represents a unique intestinal malignancy and treatments should not be habitually extrapolated from colorectal cancer.Further studies evaluating the benefit of targeted therapies exclusively in SBA and AAC are warranted...
December 19, 2017: Oncologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29245285/perioperative-transfusion-in-pancreatoduodenectomy-the-double-edged-sword-of-pancreatic-surgeons
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Hyeong Min Park, Sang-Jae Park, Jae Ryong Shim, Eung Chang Lee, Seung Duk Lee, Sung-Sik Han, Seoung Hoon Kim
We designed the study to clarify the prognostic significance of perioperative (preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative) red blood cell (RBC) transfusion following pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for periampullary cancers.This study retrospectively analyzed 244 periampullary cancer patients (pancreatic cancer, 124 patients; bile duct cancer, 63 patients; and ampullary cancer, 57 patients) treated by PD from June 2001 to June 2010 at the National Cancer Center, Korea (NCC2017-0106).A total of 112 (46%) of 244 patients had received transfusion (preoperative, 5%; intraoperative, 17%; and postoperative, 37%)...
December 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29215725/prognostic-impact-of-circulating-tumor-cells-in-patients-with-ampullary-cancer
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Bo Sun, Han Liu, Shengnan Wang, Jianbin Xiang, Xingdang Liu
BACKGROUND: Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are an important topic of investigation for both basic and clinical cancer research. In this prospective study, we evaluated the clinical role of CTCs in ampullary cancer. METHODS: We analyzed blood samples from 62 consecutively diagnosed patients with ampullary adenocarcinoma and 24 healthy controls for their CTC content. Combined data from immunostaining of CD45, 4',6-diamidino-2-phenylindole (DAPI), and fluorescence in situ hybridization with a chromosome 8 centromere (CEP8) probe were used to identify CTCs; cells that were CD45-/DAPI + /CEP8 > 2 were considered CTCs...
December 7, 2017: Journal of Cellular Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29159772/total-pancreatectomy-with-islet-autotransplantation-for-the-ampullary-cancer-a-case-report
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Omid Savari, Karolina Golab, Julia Solomina, Evelyn Konsur, Kamil Cieply, Sabarinathan Ramachandran, Zehra Tekin, Lindsay Schenck, Sharon S Zhang, Martin Tibudan, Mitchell C Posner, Piotr Witkowski
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 21, 2017: Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29146616/therapeutic-potential-of-afatinib-for-cancers-with-erbb2-her2-transmembrane-domain-mutations-g660d-and-v659e
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Hiromasa Yamamoto, Shinichi Toyooka, Takashi Ninomiya, Shigemi Matsumoto, Masashi Kanai, Shuta Tomida, Katsuyuki Kiura, Manabu Muto, Ken Suzawa, Patrice Desmeules, Mark G Kris, Bob T Li, Marc Ladanyi
We previously reported on a family with hereditary lung cancer, in which a germline mutation in the transmembrane domain (G660D) of avian erythroblastic leukemia viral oncogene homolog 2 (erb-b2 receptor tyrosine kinase 2) (ERBB2; human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 [HER2]) seemed to be responsible for the cancer predisposition. Although few data are available on treatment, anti-ERBB2 therapeutic agents may be effective for ERBB2-mutant cancers. The familial lung cancer patient in one of the authors' institutes developed bone metastasis with enlarging lung tumors and was treated with the ERBB2 inhibitor afatinib...
November 16, 2017: Oncologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29131967/prognostic-role-of-the-neutrophil-to-lymphocyte-ratio-nlr-in-patients-with-operable-ampullary-carcinoma
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Nebi Serkan Demirci, Gokmen Umut Erdem
Ampullary carcinoma or cancer of the ampulla of Vater is a rare malignancy with a high recurrence rate. Although cost-effective biomarkers, such as neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), have been investigated in other cancers for predicting postoperative prognosis in patients, studies on the role of NLR in ampullary cancer are scarce. Here we aimed to evaluate the prognostic significance of the preoperative neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in patients with operable ampullary carcinoma. We retrospectively reviewed 87 patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy for the treatment of ampullary carcinoma between December 1999 and April 2014...
November 13, 2017: Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29127604/association-of-adjuvant-therapy-with-improved-survival-in-ampullary-cancer-a-national-cohort-study
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Ibrahim Nassour, Linda S Hynan, Alana Christie, Rebecca M Minter, Adam C Yopp, Michael A Choti, John C Mansour, Matthew R Porembka, Sam C Wang
BACKGROUND: There are limited data on the efficacy of adjuvant therapy in ampullary cancer. The aim of this study was to determine whether adjuvant therapy was associated with improved survival for patients with ampullary cancer. METHODS: From the National Cancer Database, we identified ampullary cancer patients who underwent resection between 2004 and 2013. We performed 1:1 propensity score matching, comparing patients who had postoperative observation to patients who received adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) or adjuvant chemoradiotherapy (ACRT)...
November 10, 2017: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29114851/biweekly-cisplatin-and-gemcitabine-in-patients-with-advanced-biliary-tract-cancer
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Daniel H Ahn, Josh Reardon, Chul W Ahn, Manojkumar Bupathi, Sameh Mikhail, Christina Sing-Ying Wu, Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Treatment with cisplatin and gemcitabine demonstrates a survival benefit in patients with advanced biliary tract cancer (ABTC). However, the weekly administration can add significant toxicities that may prohibit prolonged treatment. Based on previous studies, we implemented a modified biweekly regimen of GC in an attempt to optimize the prescribed regimen with an improved toxicity profile, added convenience to patients while maintaining efficacy. Patients with ABTC were treated with fixed dose rate (FDR) gemcitabine (1,000 mg/m2 /min) and cisplatin 20 mg/m2 on days 1 and 15 of every 28-day cycle...
November 7, 2017: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29038235/rare-tumor-clinic-the-university-of-california-san-diego-moores-cancer-center-experience-with-a-precision-therapy-approach
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Shumei Kato, Kellie Kurasaki, Sadakatsu Ikeda, Razelle Kurzrock
BACKGROUND: Patients with rare tumors may lack approved treatments and clinical trial access. Although each rare tumor is uncommon, cumulatively they account for approximately 25% of cancers. We recently initiated a Rare Tumor Clinic that emphasized a precision medicine strategy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We investigated the first 40 patients presenting at the Rare Tumor Clinic. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) of tissue and plasma-derived, circulating-tumor DNA (ctDNA), and protein markers were assessed...
October 16, 2017: Oncologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28968918/racial-and-ethnic-disparities-in-a-national-cohort-of-ampullary-cancer-patients
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Ibrahim Nassour, Ali A Mokdad, Rebecca M Minter, Patricio M Polanco, Mathew M Augustine, John C Mansour, Matthew R Porembka, Sam C Wang
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Racial and ethnic variations have been described in the different malignancies, but no such data exists for ampullary cancer. The aim of this study was to present an updated report on the epidemiology, treatment patterns, and survival of a national cohort of ampullary cancer patients. METHODS: Patients diagnosed with ampullary cancer between 2004 and 2014 were identified in the National Cancer Database. Overall survival was estimated and compared between racial/ethnic groups using the log-rank test...
October 2, 2017: Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28927143/an-early-superficial-non-ampullary-duodenal-tumor-cured-with-endoscopic-submucosal-dissection-a-case-report
#16
Yi Wei Fu, Mao Song Lin, Bing Yang, Hong Yu, Xia Jiao, Jun Xing Huang
Early superficial non-ampullary duodenal tumors are particularly rare, the clinical manifestations, including typical endoscopic or imaging features, and treatment methods are not well-characterized. The present case report describes a case of an asymptomatic 74-year-old male who presented to the Taizhou People's Hospital (Taizhou, China) for a regular health screening, where a primary superficial non-ampullary duodenal tumor was identified. Upper endoscopy revealed ~1.2 cm lesion in the second portion of the duodenum...
September 2017: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28925490/multi-detector-spiral-ct-diagnosis-of-common-bile-duct-ampullary-carcinoma
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D-Z Zhao, Y Guo, Y-P Sun, H-M Liu, Z Zhang, Q-L Ma, Y-S Wang, C-L Chen
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this project was to study the imaging characteristics of multi-detector CT (MDCT) in different types of malignant tumor in the common bile duct ampulla. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We examined 30 cases of pancreatic head cancer, 35 of terminal cholangiocarcinoma, 26 of ampullary carcinoma, and 40 of benign lesions, all confirmed by pathology. We used 64-slice spiral CT plain scan and multi-phase enhanced scan with multi-planar reconstruction (MPR) and curved planar reconstruction (CPR) post-processing to obtain three-dimensional images...
August 2017: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28910868/-comments-on-the-tnm-classification-for-the-vater-ampullary-cancer-in-the-cancer-staging-manual-eighth-edition-of-american-joint-committee-on-cancer
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Y Q Cheng, J Chen, Q Huang
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 8, 2017: Zhonghua Bing Li Xue za Zhi Chinese Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902764/development-of-a-prognostic-model-that-predicts-survival-after-pancreaticoduodenectomy-for-ampullary-cancer
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Michael Feretis, Tengyao Wang, Satheesh Iype, Adam Duckworth, Rebecca Brais, Bristi Basu, Neville V Jamieson, Emmanuel Huguet, Anita Balakrishnan, Asif Jah, Raaj K Praseedom, Simon J Harper, Siong-Seng Liau
OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to (i) identify independent predictors of survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy for ampullary cancer and (ii) develop a prognostic model of survival. METHODS: Data were analyzed retrospectively on 110 consecutive patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy between 2002 and 2013. Subjects were categorized into 3 nodal subgroups as per the recently proposed nodal subclassification: N0 (node negative), N1 (1-2 metastatic nodes), or N2 (≥3 metastatic nodes)...
November 2017: Pancreas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875420/prognostic-value-of-preoperative-serum-carcinoembryonic-antigen-and-carbohydrate-antigen-19-9-after-resection-of-ampullary-cancer
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Tobias S Schiergens, Bernhard W Renz, Simone Reu, Jens Neumann, Rami Al-Sayegh, Hanno Nieß, Matthias Ilmer, Stephan Kruger, Stefan Boeck, Volker Heinemann, Jens Werner, Axel Kleespies
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to investigate the prognostic value of pre-resection serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and carbohydrate antigen (CA) 19-9 after resection of ampullary cancer (AC) in consideration of intestinal (IT) and pancreatobiliary (PT) subtypes. METHODS: Overall survival (OS) analysis of patients undergoing curative resection of ampullary cancer. RESULTS: Elevated preoperative CEA (P = 0.013) and CA 19-9 levels (P = 0...
November 2017: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
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