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Biology of and novel therapeutic approaches for epithelial cancers of the aerodigestive tract

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology (1991 Steamboat Springs, Colo.)

Biology of and novel therapeutic approaches for epithelial cancers of the aerodigestive tract

proceedings of a conference held at Steamboat Springs, Colorado, April 1-7, 1991

by Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology (1991 Steamboat Springs, Colo.)

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Published by National Cancer Institute, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Bethesda, MD, Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epithelial cells -- Cancer -- Congresses,
  • Lungs -- Cancer -- Congresses,
  • Digestive organs -- Cancer -- Congresses,
  • Squamous cell carcinoma -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology
    SeriesJournal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs -- 1992, no. 13, NIH publication -- no. 91-3240, Journal of the National Cancer Institute -- 1992, no. 13, NIH publication -- no. 91-3240
    ContributionsNational Cancer Institute (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14687787M

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    Midterm True of False 😌 Columnar epithelial cells line the digestive tract and parts of the respiratory system. TRUE. Collagen is a white, fibrous protein found in areolar tissue. TRUE. Biology lab final. 42 terms. jguaba Final for biology lecture! 55 terms. jguaba   Unlike normal mucosal squamous epithelial cells, head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs) overexpress TGF-α mRNA and protein which is required to sustain the proliferation of HNSCC cells Cited by:

    * Endoderm - mainly organs of digestive tract. FUNCTIONS OF EPITHELIA. A. Covering and lining surfaces, e.g. skin, epithelial cells (endothelium) lining blood vessels, body cavities = coeloms = peritoneal, pleural and pericardial coeloms). For example, . Investigation of upper aerodigestive tract cancer NICE Pathways bring together everything NICE says on a topic in an interactive flowchart. NICE Pathways are interactive and designed to be used online. They are updated regularly as new NICE guidance is published. To view the latest.


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Biology of and novel therapeutic approaches for epithelial cancers of the aerodigestive tract by Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology (1991 Steamboat Springs, Colo.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Biology of and novel therapeutic approaches for epithelial cancers of the aerodigestive tract: proceedings of a conference held at Steamboat Springs, Colorado, April[National Cancer Institute (U.S.);]. Carcinogenic exposures appear to affect the entiry epithelial lining of the upper aerodigestive tract, a phenomena described as "field cancerization.

" This process contributes to the development of both synchronous and metachronous aerodigestive tract cancers.

It also provides a sound rationale for the chemoprevention of these : Guy The papers contained in this volume were presented ati the Golden Jubilee Cancer Prevention Conference, "The Biology and Prevention of Aerodigestive Tract Cancers," sponsored by The University of Texas M. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, February There is no single universal definition of the upper aerodigestive tract; for the purposes of this guideline, it encompasses the oral cavity, oropharynx, nasopharynx, hypopharynx, larynx, and paranasal sinuses.

The vast majority of cancers at these sites are squamous cell carcinomas (National Head and Neck Cancer Audit, ). Some other cancers with less common histological diagnoses, such as.

REVIEW ARTICLE Barrett’s Esophagus: A Review of Biology and Therapeutic Approaches Panteleimon Kountourakis, 1Jaffer A. Ajani, Marta Davila, 2Jeffrey H. Lee, Manoop S. Bhutani,2 Julie G. Izzo1,3. Malignant neoplasms arising in the upper aerodigestive tract (encompassing the oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, larynx, and lung) are among the most common cancers in the United States and worldwide, accounting for nearly one third of all malignancies.

These. Upper aerodigestive tract cancer Cardiovascular conditions. Acute coronary syndromes. Chest pain Liver cancers Mental health and behavioural conditions. Alcohol-use disorders Dementia, disability and frailty in later life: mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onset End of life care for people with life-limiting conditions Excess.

The histologically diagnosed cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract reported to the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program of the National Cancer Institute in were.

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. These are cancers of the airways of the head and neck, including the mouth, throat, larynx (voicebox) and sinuses. It aims to reduce variation in practice and improve survival.

It is becoming increasingly clear that squamous carcinomas of the upper aerodigestive tract are etiologically heterogeneous cancers, often with unique risk factors (e.g., EBV in nasopharyngeal carcinomas).

Even within an anatomic site, there is etiologic heterogeneity, as is the case for oropharyngeal by: cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract.

The dataset shows that distant disease was present in patients, equating to an overall prevalence of 3% when considering all patients with cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract.

The detail given in the dataset also allows for the prevalence of. Design of aerodigestive tract cancer prevention trials, when contrasted with cancer therapy trials, requires modification of some key aspects related to methods, logistics, and cost.

Many of these modifications have previously been identified by colleagues in their conduct of Cited by: 1.

EGFR. EGFR is the most well studied of the ErbB receptors in cancers of the aerodigestive tract. Overexpression of EGFR in oral dysplasias compared to normal mucosa has been demonstrated [41, 42].However, EGFR upregulation in the normal-appearing epithelium adjacent to malignant tissue in SCCHN has also been reported, supporting the idea of field cancerization in Cited by: The chapter outlines the history of experimental head and neck cancer research.

Commonly used animal models as well as emerging genetic models for head and neck cancer research are discussed in the chapter. An integrative human-based discovery and animal testing and validation approach to head and neck cancer research is presented in the chapter.

She has published over peer-reviewed articles. She has also contributed to more than 50 review articles and book chapters. Research: Dr. Grandis's is dedicated to increasing our understanding of the genetic and epigenetic alterations in the upper aerodigestive tract mucosa, which mediate head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC.

Background: Larynx cancer is a common site for tumors of the upper aerodigestive tract. In cases with a clinically negative neck, the indications for an elective neck treatment are still debated. The objective is to define the prevalence of occult metastasis based on the subsite of the primary tumor, T classification and neck node levels involved.

It is noted that the book combines the effort of both basic scientists and clinicians from different countries with extensive experiences in molecular biology and clinical practice to unveil the most updated picture of the pathogenesis and therapeutic strategies in the treatment of inflammation and Format: Hardcover.

(biology) Pertaining to the airway and digestive tract Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ErbB-targeted therapeutic approaches in human cancer Carlos L. Arteaga Departments of Medicine and Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Breast Cancer Program, Vanderbilt-Ingram Comprehensive Cancer Center, Nashville, TNUSA Abstract The overexpression and aberrant function of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR, erbB1, HER1) and its ligands and Cited by: Alcohol is classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as a human carcinogen and its consumption has been associated to an increased risk of liver, breast, colorectum, and upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) cancers.

Its mechanisms of carcinogenicity remain. Most head and neck cancers are squamous cell carcinomas that develop in the upper aerodigestive epithelium after exposure to carcinogens such as tobacco and alcohol. Human papillomavirus has also been strongly implicated as a causative agent in a subset of these cancers.

The complex anatomy and vital physiological role of the tumour-involved structures dictate that the goals of treatment are Cited by: Childhood midline tract carcinomas (NUT midline carcinomas) arise in midline epithelial structures, typically mediastinum and upper aerodigestive tract, and present as very aggressive undifferentiated carcinomas, with or without squamous differentiation.[,] Although the original description of this neoplasm was made in children and young.Childhood midline tract carcinomas (NUT midline carcinomas) arise in midline epithelial structures, typically mediastinum and upper aerodigestive tract, and present as very aggressive undifferentiated carcinomas, with or without squamous differentiation.[1,2] Although the original description of this neoplasm was made in children and young adults, individuals of all ages can be affected.[].