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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898475/pulmonary-signet-ring-cell-adenocarcinoma-metastatic-to-the-skin
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Alan S Boyd
Internal malignancies occasionally metastasize to the skin, usually imparting a poor prognosis. In men, pulmonary malignancies are the second most common offending tumor. Roughly, half such lesions are adenocarcinomas. A small subset of pulmonary adenocarcinomas exhibits signet-ring morphology. To date, a cutaneous metastasis arising from a pulmonary signet-ring cell adenocarcinoma has not been reported.
November 23, 2016: American Journal of Dermatopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891398/an-unusual-evolution-of-krukenberg-tumour-a-case-report
#2
Claudio Spinelli, Concetta Liloia, Jessica Piscioneri, Clara Ugolini, Silvia Strambi
Krukenberg tumours are rare metastatic tumours of the ovaries characterized by the presence of mucin-producing neoplastic Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma (SRCC). At first glance, this tumour may be confused with a primary ovarian tumour. Surgery and chemotherapy combination have led to improvement in prognosis, but it still remains severe. We report the case of a 60-year-old woman with a Krukenberg tumour rising from a low differentiated gastric adenocarcinoma. The patient was clinically stable for 26 months after surgery until she experienced a prompt decline and died of cerebral haemorrhage within two weeks...
October 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875858/contemporary-rates-of-pathological-features-and-mortality-for-adenocarcinoma-of-the-urinary-bladder-in-the-usa
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Emanuele Zaffuto, Stéphanie Gazdovich, Sami-Ramzi Leyh-Bannurah, Hartwig Huland, Firas Abdollah, Shahrokh F Shariat, Mani Menon, Alberto Briganti, Francesco Montorsi, Pierre I Karakiewicz
OBJECTIVES: To examine contemporary rates of pathological features and mortality for adenocarcinoma of the urinary bladder in the USA using population-based data analysis. METHODS: We relied on 10 024 patients with non-metastatic bladder cancer diagnosed between 2004 and 2013 within the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results registries. Logistic regression analyses focused on grade and stage. Kaplan-Meier analyses assessed cancer-specific mortality rates in adenocarcinoma and urothelial carcinoma of the bladder...
November 22, 2016: International Journal of Urology: Official Journal of the Japanese Urological Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27859268/heterogeneity-of-colorectal-cancer-risk-by-tumour-characteristics-large-prospective-study-of-uk-women
#4
Andrea Burón Pust, Rupert Alison, Roger Blanks, Kirstin Pirie, Kezia Gaitskell, Isobel Barnes, Toral Gathani, Gillian Reeves, Valerie Beral, Jane Green
Associations between behavioural and other personal factors and colorectal cancer risk have been reported to vary by tumour characteristics, but evidence is inconsistent. In a large UK-based prospective study we examined associations of 14 postulated risk factors with colorectal cancer risk overall, and across 3 anatomical sites and 4 morphological subtypes. Among 1.3 million women, 18,518 incident colorectal cancers were identified during 13.8 (SD 3.4) years follow-up via record linkage to national cancer registry data...
November 18, 2016: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849427/generalized-high-bone-mineral-density-on-bone-density-scanning-a-case-of-gastric-carcinoma-with-bone-metastasis
#5
Pianpian Fan, Qin Wang, Chunyan Lu, Deicai Chen
Generalized high bone mineral density (BMD) on Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scanning most commonly reflects metabolic bone disease. However, some malignancies could also stimulate the underlying processes. We reported that a 41-year-old female was referred for lumbago. She did not complain of any symptoms in the digestive system. DXA revealed high BMD in the lumbar vertebras. Marked increase in bone mass was observed in an X-ray of chest compared with one conducted 6 months previously. Additionally, an X-ray of the axial skeleton showed diffuse sclerotic change...
November 16, 2016: Postgraduate Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27843583/nanostring-expression-profiling-identifies-candidate-biomarkers-of-rad001-response-in-metastatic-gastric-cancer
#6
Kakoli Das, Xiu Bin Chan, David Epstein, Bin Tean Teh, Kyoung-Mee Kim, Seung Tae Kim, Se Hoon Park, Won Ki Kang, Steve Rozen, Jeeyun Lee, Patrick Tan
BACKGROUND: Gene expression profiling has contributed greatly to cancer research. However, expression-driven biomarker discovery in metastatic gastric cancer (mGC) remains unclear. A gene expression profile predicting RAD001 response in refractory GC was explored in this study. METHODS: Total RNA isolated from 54 tumour specimens from patients with mGC, prior to RAD001 treatment, was analysed via the NanoString nCounter gene expression assay. This assay targeted 477 genes representing 10 different GC-related oncogenic signalling and molecular subtype-specific expression signatures...
2016: ESMO Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27824770/microangiopathic-hemolytic-anemia-due-to-malignancy-in-pregnancy
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Sarah K Happe, Amanda C Zofkie, David B Nelson
BACKGROUND: Microangiopathic disorders during pregnancy remain a diagnostic challenge because these conditions often imitate more common obstetric diseases. CASE: A 31-year-old multigravid woman delivered at term with a postpartum course complicated by laboratory indices consistent with hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count syndrome. After clinical recovery, she was readmitted 2 weeks after delivery with presumptive pyelonephritis. Persistent hemolysis and worsening thrombocytopenia suggested a diagnosis of thrombotic microangiopathy, which did not respond to plasma exchange...
December 2016: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27798928/signet-ring-cells-and-efficacy-of-first-line-chemotherapy-in-advanced-gastric-or-oesogastric-junction-adenocarcinoma
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Nathalie Lemoine, Antoine Adenis, Olivier Bouche, Alain Duhamel, Alexandra Heurgue, Emmanuelle Leteurtre, Eric Amela, Julia Salleron, Mohamed Hebbar
AIM: To evaluate the efficacy of first-line palliative chemotherapy, regarding the presence of signet ring cells (SRC). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective analysis of consecutive patients with locally advanced or metastatic gastric or oesogastric junction adenocarcinoma who received first-line chemotherapy. Response to chemotherapy, progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) were compared between SRC and non-SRC (NSRC) groups. RESULTS: Two hundred and three patients were treated, with 57 (28%) having SRC adenocarcinoma...
October 2016: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27783218/helicobacter-pylori-negative-gastric-cancer-advanced-stage-undifferentiated-adenocarcinoma-located-in-the-pyloric-gland-area
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Akihiro Okano, Shigeru Kato, Masaya Ohana
The incidence of Helicobacter pylori-negative gastric cancer (HpNGC) is extremely low. A 78-year old female without H. pylori infection was diagnosed with type 4 advanced-stage gastric prepylorus cancer. Distal gastrectomy was performed as for HpNGC (cT3N0M0). Histological findings of the resected specimen showed poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma and signet ring cell carcinoma, which were located in the pyloric gland area, diffusely invaded beyond the serosa without lymph node metastasis (pT4aN0M0). Most cases of undifferentiated-type HpNGC are diagnosed in the early stage and are located in the fundic gland area...
October 25, 2016: Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27708233/advanced-lung-adenocarcinomas-with-ros1-rearrangement-frequently-show-hepatoid-cell
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Jing Zhao, Jing Zheng, Mei Kong, Jianya Zhou, Wei Ding, Jianying Zhou
Defining distinctive histologic characteristics of ROS1-rearranged non-small-cell lung carcinomas (NSCLCs) may help identify cases that merit molecular testing. However, the majority of previous reports have focused on surgical specimens but only limited studies assessed histomorphology of advanced NSCLCs. In order to identify the clinical and histological characteristics of ROS1-rearranged advanced NSCLCs, we examined five hundred sixteen Chinese patients with advanced NSCLCs using ROS1 fluorescence in situ hybridization and real-time polymerase chain reaction and then analyzed for clinical and pathological features...
September 30, 2016: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27696013/ultrasound-findings-of-diffuse-metastasis-of-gastric-signet-ring-cell-carcinoma-to-the-thyroid-gland
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Koji Morita, Takahiko Sakamoto, Shuji Ota, Hideo Masugi, Ikumi Chikuta, Yamato Mashimo, Naoki Edo, Takuo Tokairin, Nobuhiko Seki, Toshio Ishikawa
It has been shown that metastases to the thyroid from extrathyroidal malignancies occur as solitary or multiple nodules, or may involve the whole thyroid gland diffusely. However, diffuse metastasis of gastric cancer to the thyroid is extremely rare. Here, we report a case of a 74-year-old woman with diffuse infiltration of gastric adenocarcinoma (signet-ring-cell carcinoma/poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma) cells in the thyroid. The pathological diagnosis was made based on upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with biopsy and fine-needle aspiration cytology of the thyroid...
October 1, 2016: Journal of Medical Ultrasonics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27668229/a-rare-case-of-metastatic-germ-cell-tumor-to-stomach-and-duodenum-masquerading-as-signet-ring-cell-adenocarcinoma
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Srijan Mazumdar, Sridhar Sundaram, Prachi Patil, Shaesta Mehta, Mukta Ramadwar
Adenocarcinomas are the most common cancers affecting stomach. However gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), lymphomas and neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) can also affect the stomach. But stomach is relatively rare site of involvement by metastasis. In this case report a rare metastasis of germ cell tumor (GCT) into stomach is described which clinically and endoscopically masquerade as primary gastric cancers. But detailed clinical examination and vigilant histopathological reporting proves the origin of tumor distant from stomach and thereby change the whole approach of management...
August 2016: Annals of Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27647399/-patterns-and-influencing-factors-of-lymph-node-metastasis-of-adenocarcinoma-of-the-esophagogastric-junction-in-393-patients
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Y J Zhang, J Wang, X L Zhang, Q Liu, S W Jing, Y Wang, F Cao, W P Jiao
Objective: To explore the patterns and influencing factors of lymph node metastasis of adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG). Methods: Clinicopathological data of 393 AEG patients who underwent radical resection and lymphadenectomy in the thoracic or abdominal cavity were collected. We analyzed the metastatic patterns of 5 119 excised lymph nodes with an average of 13 nodes per patient according to Siewert classification, and the associations between lymphatic metastasis and clinicopathological factors, such as tumor invasion, differentiation, maximum diameter, or pathological type were analyzed...
September 23, 2016: Zhonghua Zhong Liu za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Oncology]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27603347/the-role-of-endoscopic-ultrasound-on-the-preoperative-t-staging-of-gastric-cancer-a-retrospective-study
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Chaoqun Han, Rong Lin, Huiying Shi, Jun Liu, Wei Qian, Zhen Ding, Xiaohua Hou
Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) is used for preoperative assessment of gastric cancer. However, recent studies suggested that EUS staging accuracy is lower than previously thought. We aimed to assess EUS efficacy and image characteristics in preoperative gastric cancer T staging.A retrospective review of clinical and imaging features of 232 gastric carcinoma patients who underwent preoperative EUS assessment of T stage was performed. Only cases with tumor-free resection margin status and no metastases were enrolled...
September 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27595490/effect-of-world-health-organization-who-histological-classification-on-predicting-lymph-node-metastasis-and-recurrence-in-early-gastric-cancer
#15
Ji Fu Lai, Wen Na Xu, Sung Hoon Noh, Wei Qin Lu
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) histological classification for gastric cancer is widely accepted and used. However, its impact on predicting lymph node metastasis and recurrence in early gastric cancer (EGC) is not well studied. MATERIAL AND METHODS From 1987 to 2005, 2873 EGC patients with known WHO histological type who had undergone curative resection were enrolled in this study. In all, 637 well-differentiated adenocarcinomas (WD), 802 moderately-differentiated adenocarcinomas (MD), 689 poorly-differentiated adenocarcinomas (PD), and 745 signet-ring cell adenocarcinomas (SRC) were identified...
September 5, 2016: Medical Science Monitor: International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27573386/prognosis-of-mucinous-and-signet-ring-cell-colorectal-cancer-in-a-population-based-cohort
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Ulrich Nitsche, Helmut Friess, Ayman Agha, Martin Angele, Renate Eckel, Wolf Heitland, Karl-Walter Jauch, Detlef Krenz, Natascha C Nüssler, Horst-Günter Rau, Reinhard Ruppert, Gabriele Schubert-Fritschle, Dirk Wilhelm, Jens Werner, Jutta Engel
PURPOSE: Besides classical colorectal adenocarcinomas (AC), mucinous adenocarcinomas (MAC) and signet-ring cell carcinomas (SC) occur. Controversy remains regarding their prognostic role. Aim of this study was to define prognostic and histopathological specifications of mucinous and signet-ring cell colorectal cancer. METHODS: A total of 28,056 patients with AC, MAC, and SC between 1998 and 2012 in the catchment area of the Munich Cancer Registry were analyzed. Time to locoregional recurrence and distant recurrence was calculated by cumulative incidence...
November 2016: Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27570777/metastatic-signet-ring-cell-carcinoma-of-unknown-primary-origin-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#17
Ahmad Al-Taee, Rawaa Almukhtar, Jinping Lai, Bassel Jallad
In spite of the increasingly sophisticated diagnostic workup, detailed investigations fail to reveal a primary site of origin for about 3-5% of metastatic tumors. The most commonly reported subtype in cancer of unknown primary origin is adenocarcinoma. Signet ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) is a rare poorly differentiated aggressive subtype of adenocarcinoma that most commonly arise from the gastrointestinal tract. It usually presents late and is associated with poor prognosis. Treatment options remain limited to anecdotal reports...
August 2016: Annals of Translational Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27543724/odd-localisation-for-a-gastric-cancer-histology
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Paulina Kuczma, Jordi Vidal Fortuny, Saiji Essia, Ariane de Lassus, Philippe Morel, Frédéric Ris
INTRODUCTION: More than 96% of signet-ring cell carcinomas occur in the stomach and the rest in other organs, including the gallbladder, pancreas, urinary bladder and breast. Primary signet-ring cell carcinoma of the colon and rectum is very rare, accounting for 0.1%-2.4% of all colorectal cancers. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We report a case of a 55-year old man who is operated for a caecal mass evocative of an appendicitis abscess. Intraoperatively, we discover a large, ulcerated ilio-caecal mass with several lymphadenopathies...
2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27504206/testicular-signet-ring-cell-metastasis-from-a-carcinoma-of-unknown-primary-site-a-case-report-and-literature-review
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Aristomenes Kollas, George Zarkavelis, Anna Goussia, Aikaterini Kafantari, Anna Batistatou, Zoi Evangelou, Eva Sintou, Nicholas Pavlidis
Signet-ring cell carcinoma is a highly malignant adenocarcinoma consisting of cells characterized as cytoplasmic vacuoles filled with mucin. The most common primary location of this type of cancer is the stomach, but it may also be found in other organs such as prostate, testis, bladder, ovaries, or colon. To date, metastatic signet-ring cell carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP) site to the testis is an extremely rare entity in daily practice. Reviewing the literature, we have been able to detect only three cases of testicular metastases from CUP, two with histological diagnosis of a signet-ring cell carcinoma and one with an adenocarcinoma...
2016: Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27500967/alk-gene-rearranged-lung-adenocarcinomas-molecular-genetics-and-morphology-in-cohort-of-patients-from-north-india
#20
Amanjit Bal, Navneet Singh, Parimal Agarwal, Ashim Das, Digambar Behera
ALK gene rearrangement in the lung adenocarcinomas is the second most common (1.6-11.7% of NSCLC) targetable genomic change after EGFR mutations. However, the prevalence and clinicopathological features of ALK-rearranged lung adenocarcinomas from North India are lacking. A total of 240 cases of lung adenocarcinoma were screened for EGFR mutations and for ALK expression. Smoking status, TNM stage, and treatment response were recorded in all cases. Out of 240 cases screened, 37 cases were positive for EGFR mutations and 17 cases (7...
October 2016: APMIS: Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica, et Immunologica Scandinavica
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