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Ocular Melanoma


What is ocular melanoma? Ocular melanoma is a cancer of the eye. Melanoma usually develops in melanin rich sites like skin. Melanin is a pigmenting agent responsible for skin coloration. In the eye, melanin producing cells are present to provide

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Urothelial Carcinoma


What is urothelial carcinoma? Urothelial carcinoma include carcinomas of the renal pelvis, bladder and ureters. The incidence rate is not very frequent, but the most usual affected part is bladder and renal pelvis affected less frequently. In 10% cases, the

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Malignant Mesothelioma

What is Malignant Mesothelioma? Malignant Mesothelioma is a atypical kind of cancer. The mesothelioma is the lining, which covers the internal organs present in the chest and abdominal cavity. Any malignant cell development in this lining is termed as Malignant

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Leiomyosarcoma image

Leiomyosarcoma is a rare malignancy of the smooth muscles. The National Institutes of HeaIth in the US considered this be a rare condition because there are less than 200,000 cases in America [1, 2]. What is Leiomyosarcoma? Sarcomas are malignancies

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Link Between Low Testosterone and Testosterone Replacement Therapy on Cancer

Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Causes of low testosterone levels Testosterone is the most important male sex hormone. It ensures development of male genitals, secondary sex characteristics and ensures normal functions of many other systems (also see embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma). In adulthood, testosterone is responsible for

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Wilm’s Tumor


Wilm’s tumor is a rare kidney malignancy that primarily affects children. This condition accounts for around 5% of all the diagnosed cancer in children. Although occurrence in the adult population have been reported, this event has been very rare [1,

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Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar cancer is a rare form of malignancy that accounts for 0.6% of all cancer types for women. The prognosis and treatment options for this condition depends on several factors [1, 2]. Anatomy and Pathophysiology The vulva is the exterior

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Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

What is Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis? The medical condition known as Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis is a rare disorder that may cause damage to other organs of the body. The symptoms experienced by patients depend on the organs that are affected [1,

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The term medulloblastoma refers to a malignancy that develops in the cerebellum. This type of tumor accounts for about 7-8% of intracranial malignancies and around 30% of all brain tumors in children [1, 2]. What is Medulloblastoma? A medulloblastoma is

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PNET Tumor

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PNET tumor is highly malignant tumors that affect soft tissues and bones. Majority of the patients that develop this type of malignancy are young children [1, 2]. What is PNET Tumor? PNET stands for Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor and pertains to tumors that

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