Tag Archives: lymph nodes

Mucinous appendiceal neoplasms – is right colon resection necessary?

Appendiceal neoplasms are rare and often show low-grade histologic features. Symptoms and signs related to peritoneal metastases most commonly results in a diagnosis. Historically, epithelial appendiceal neoplasms have routinely been treated by a right colectomy. However, three

Towards organs on demand: a new platform for successful kidney organogenesis

The ultimate treatment for end-stage renal disease is orthotopic transplantation. However, the demand for kidney transplantation far exceeds the number of available donor organs. While more than 100,000 Americans need a kidney, only 17,000 people receive a

Palpable melanoma groin lymph node metastases

Melanoma is the most lethal type of skin cancer. In 2012 232,130 persons were diagnosed worldwide, and 55,488 estimated deaths occurred due to melanoma. Patients who present with a palpable lymph node metastasis in the groin area

Rare breast tumor cells in lymph nodes are enough to impact on cancer cure

Early detection of breast cancer leads to essential cure of the vast majority of patients, through surgery and associated therapies. However, severe outcomes can be observed even among disease cases currently categorized as low-risk. Approximately 15% of