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Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for 2-3% of all malignant tumours. Metastatic RCC (mRCC) is commonly treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI). Effective TKIs administration can be achieved only by accurate prediction of therapeutical response. Therefore, the aim of this study was to analyse papers concerning predictive potential of microRNA (miRNA).
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Name: Klinicka onkologie : casopis Ceske a Slovenske onkologicke spolecnosti
Background: In a phase III study, sunitinib led to a significant increase in progression- free survival (PFS) vs. placebo in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (panNETs). This study was a...
Preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is a standard treatment for locally advanced rectal cancer patients. Despite the benefits of CRT, its use in non-responder patients can be associated with increase...
Sunitinib is approved for the treatment of progressive, well-differentiated pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) in patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic disease. Safety and e...
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a complex disorder with many pathways known to contribute to its pathogenesis, such as apoptotic signaling, with antidepressants having been shown to target these pa...
The CARMENA (Cancer du Rein Metastatique Nephrectomie et Antiangiogéniques) trial was a prospective, multicentre, open-label, phase 3 trial that randomly assigned patients with Memorial Sloan Ketteri...
This is a study using sunitinib for patients ending treatment on a previous sunitinib malate protocol to continue to receive sunitinib. The patient must have been enrolled in one of the f...
The study is conducted: - to investigate the influence of sunitinib (study drug) on the plasma biomarkers VEGF-A, VEGF-C, soluble VEGFR-2, and soluble VEGFR-3 (vessel endothelial ...
This prospective study will investigate the characteristics of mRCC patients at time of CR in comparison with mRCC patients non on CR treated with Sunitinib, in order to provide some answe...
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary liver cancer and is the third leading cause of cancer that related death in the worldwide. Although, current most of doctors and l...
The purpose of this study is to identify predictive molecular markers of response to continuous daily sunitinib at dose of 37.5 mg used in patients with poorly-differentiated Advanced/Inop...
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
An internationally recognized set of published rules used for evaluation of cancer treatment that define when tumors found in cancer patients improve, worsen, or remain stable during treatment. These criteria are based specifically on the response of the tumor(s) to treatment, and not on the overall health status of the patient resulting from treatment.
A factor associated with the well-being of living organisms that is used as a measure of environmental change and or influence. For example, aldehyde dehydrogenase expression in earthworm tissue is used as an indication of heavy metal pollution in soils. Distinguish from BIOMARKERS.
A scale that assesses the response to stimuli in patients with craniocerebral injuries. The parameters are eye opening, motor response, and verbal response.
A treatment method in which patients are under direct observation when they take their medication or receive their treatment. This method is designed to reduce the risk of treatment interruption and to ensure patient compliance.
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