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TapImmune is conducting clinical trials and R&D programs to explore the promising commercial potential of its comprehensive approach to immune-oncology in multiple types of cancer and metastatic disease.
While primary breast cancer is one of the most common malignancies in women, metastatic disease to the breast is relatively rare, accounting for approximately 0.
Dr Richard Clarkson, from the University's European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, said: "Despite great improvements in therapy of early stage breast cancer, the current therapeutic options for patients with late stage metastatic disease are limited.
The routes by which metastatic disease may reach the pituitary include meningeal spread, direct extension, and hematogenous proliferation (1,6).
Our study showed that routine screening not only improves the patient's quality of life by stopping metastatic disease but also decreases the burden of care for this advanced disease that must be provided by the health care system," Ms.
In contrast to the situation with the assessment of primary disease and axillary involvement, a number of studies clearly demonstrate that PET-CT is the most accurate imaging modality now available for the staging of metastatic breast disease, with a number of studies finding substantially better results for the detection of metastatic disease than conventional imaging methods [6].
All patients with metastatic disease are eventually considered for chemotherapy.
Unfortunately, metastatic disease is common in neuroblastoma, often causing symptoms that prompt medical attention.
NASDAQ NM / NASDAQ Europe: VITA), a leading developer of orthopedic biomaterials, has announced clinical data showing that company's CORTOSS(TM) Synthetic Cortical Bone Void Filler provides stability and rapid pain relief in a high percentage of patients with fractured vertebra caused by osteoporosis and metastatic disease.
1] The current rate for developing melanoma in the United States is estimated at 1 in 87, and occult metastatic disease is diagnosed in 15% of patients at the time of primary tumor presentation.
In these studies, it was noted that a small but significant number of patients without bone scan evidence of metastatic disease also had increased concentrations of the resorption markers.
Because most of these cancers also require estrogen for growth, postsurgical treatment to seek out and destroy metastatic disease (minute secondary tumors spawned by the original cancer) usually involves endorcrine therapy--starving these cancers of estrogen or providing a drug that counteracts the effects of estrogen.

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