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The effect of [beta]-carotene on the serum sialic acid level of metastatic tumor bearing animals is shown in Table 3.
Metastatic tumor involving the gasserian ganglion was reported by Power in 1886 and then by Parves-Stuart in 1927.
Histopathology usually provides more detailed information than gross pathology for estimating the likely source of a metastatic tumor.
In terms of metastatic tumors, it is evident from our study that those patients with a history of colonic adenocarcinoma had a much higher confidence of diagnosis at FSH&E (mean, 84% [range, 55%-99%]) with a smaller increase (mean, 95% [range, 60%-100%]) after FSIHC when compared to those with histories of carcinoma from other sites where a lower level of confidence in diagnosis at FSH&E (mean, 73% [range, 50%-99%]) also increased (mean, 96% [range, 85%-100%]) after FSIHC.
Both immunofluorescence and H&E staining were performed on each section of primary tumor, metastatic tumor, and normal mucosa.
Therefore, we suggest that breast carcinomas in patients with prostatic adenocarcinoma should be carefully evaluated using immunostains to clearly distinguish primary from metastatic tumor when the distinction is not clearly evident on the basis of routine hematoxylin-eosin-stained sections and clinical data.
This protein activates expression of a second protein called thrombospondin-1, a potent anti-angiogenic factor, in tissues where metastatic tumor cells could potentially take root.
In turn, these continuously recruited monocytes and the resultant macrophages promote the growth of the emerging metastatic tumor.
As a result, immunohistochemical staining of metastatic tumor of the lymph node may help in determining the origin of the primary tumor.
The cytoskeletal organization of detached and circulating tumor cells (CTCs) is currently not well defined and may provide potential targets for new therapies to limit metastatic tumor spread.
To our knowledge, only one other case similar to ours has been previously reported; in that instance, the metastatic tumor was not resectable.
A separate clinical study, utilizing radiolabeled TM601, demonstrated highly specific tumor uptake of intravenously delivered 131I-TM601 in several different primary and metastatic tumor types, including glioma, metastatic melanoma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer and non-small cell lung cancer.