Items tagged “oncology”

476 results found
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Sellar/suprasellar pituitary macroadenoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Amr Farouk
Published 18 Nov 2015
68% complete
MRI
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Hepatocellular carcinoma and bland portal vein thrombus on diffusion weighted imaging

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Vikas Shah
Published 24 Nov 2015
75% complete
MRIAnnotated image
Article

Small cell carcinoma of the bladder

Small cell carcinomas of the bladder are rare bladder cancers with a poor prognosis. Its appearance overlaps other bladder cancers, in particular, urothelial/transitional cell carcinoma. Epidemiology A very rare tumor, it has been estimated at <0.0001% of bladder cancers. It is thought to have...
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Small cell carcinoma of the bladder

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 10 Dec 2015
77% complete
CT
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Cannonball metastases from endometrial cancer

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 05 Jan 2016
92% complete
CTX-ray
Article

Dural metastases

Dural or pachymeningeal metastases are a relatively common cause of dural masses, although they are less common than brain metastases and meningiomas. They can occur both within the spine and intracranially - this article is focussed on intracranial dural masses.  Clinical presentation Patient...
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Oesophageal adenocarcinoma (T3N1)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 07 Jan 2016
92% complete
BariumPhoto
Article

Carcinoembryonic antigen

Serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is a cell-adhesive glycoprotein that was discovered in colorectal cancer in 1965, and is hence one of the oldest and most used tumour markers. Its name derives from its normal expression in fetoembryonic liver, gut and pancreas tissue. Normal range of CEA is...
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Pleural metastasis from melanoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Eleonora Tricarico
Published 30 Jan 2016
68% complete
CT
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Primary CNS lymphoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 03 Feb 2016
92% complete
CTMRI
Article

Indium-111 OncoScint

Indium-111 OncoScint is a radiopharmaceutical used in SPECT imaging. It is a labelled monoclonal antibody that is directed against TAG-72, which is a tumour-associated antigen associated with ~95% of colorectal carcinomas and 100% of ovarian carcinomas 1,2. Background hepatic uptake limits sensi...
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Pancreatic mesenchymal neoplasms

Pancreatic mesenchymal neoplasms (or pancreatic nonepithelial neoplasms) are a group of rare pancreatic neoplasms that arise from the structural elements of the pancreas (nerves, fat, lymph), rather than from the exocrine or endocrine cells of the pancreas. Neoplasms from exocrine and endocrine ...
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Small bowel carcinoid tumour

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 12 Feb 2016
100% complete
CTNuclear medicine
Article

Prostate specific antigen

Prostate specific antigen (PSA) is currently used as a tumour marker for prostate adenocarcinoma. PSA is a 33 kilodalton glycoprotein produced in prostate epithelial cells. Its normal physiologic role is as a liquifying agent for seminal fluid and the normal amount in human serum is usually ver...
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Sister Mary Joseph nodule in umbilical hernia

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 02 Aug 2016
95% complete
CT
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Chondrosarcoma of the spine

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Sebastian Tschauner
Published 07 Dec 2016
80% complete
X-rayCT

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