Photodynamic Therapy and Vismodegib for Multiple Basal Cell Carcinomas

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A Study of Two Vismodegib Regimens in Patients With Multiple Basal Cell Carcinomas

This randomized, double-blind, regimen-controlled, phase II, multicenter study will assess the efficacy and safety of two different vismodegib regimens in patients with multiple basal cell...

A Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Vismodegib (GDC-0449, Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitor) in Patients With Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma

This was a Phase II, single-arm, two-cohort multicenter clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of vismodegib (GDC-0449) in patients with advanced basal cell carcinoma. All patie...

STEVIE: A Study of Vismodegib in Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma

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To Assess The Efficacy And Safety Of Vismodegib And Radiotherapy In Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma

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Relationship Between Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Vismodegib - OPTIVISMO-1

Vismodegib (ERIVEDGE®) at the standard dose of 150 mg/day orally is indicated for the treatment of advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and is associated with many adverse effects. Cramps,...

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Advanced periocular basal cell carcinoma-a therapeutic challenge.

Basal cell carcinomas are the most common periocular malignant tumor. In advanced periocular basal cell carcinoma, vismodegib is a new treatment option which might potentially avoid surgical eye remo...

Impact of Food and Drug Administration Approval of Vismodegib on Prevalence of Orbital Exenteration as a Necessary Surgical Treatment for Locally Advanced Periocular Basal Cell Carcinoma.

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Vismodegib: A Review in Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma.

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Solitary plantar basal cell carcinoma.

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A carcinoma arising from MERKEL CELLS located in the basal layer of the epidermis and occurring most commonly as a primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin. Merkel cells are tactile cells of neuroectodermal origin and histologically show neurosecretory granules. The skin of the head and neck are a common site of Merkel cell carcinoma, occurring generally in elderly patients. (Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1245)

A patched receptor that may function redundantly with the PATCHED-1 RECEPTOR to modulate hedgehog signaling. It may also play a role in epidermal development and as a TUMOR SUPPRESSOR PROTEIN. Mutations in the patched-2 gene are associated with BASAL CELL NEVUS SYNDROME; CARCINOMA, BASAL CELL; and MEDULLOBLASTOMA.

A skin carcinoma that histologically exhibits both basal and squamous elements. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

A heterogeneous aggregate of at least three distinct histological types of lung cancer, including SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA; ADENOCARCINOMA; and LARGE CELL CARCINOMA. They are dealt with collectively because of their shared treatment strategy.

A heterogeneous group of sporadic or hereditary carcinoma derived from cells of the KIDNEYS. There are several subtypes including the clear cells, the papillary, the chromophobe, the collecting duct, the spindle cells (sarcomatoid), or mixed cell-type carcinoma.

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