Recent Papers on Rhabdomyosarcoma – 28 February 2014
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Rhabdomyosarcoma: Flexibility could be important
N McCarthy - Nature Reviews Cancer, 2014
Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is a rare childhood tumour of muscle cells in which alveolar
RMS (aRMS) has a poorer outcome than embryonal RMS. aRMS is characterized by gene
fusion-positive and gene fusion-negative subtypes, of which fusion-positive disease is ...
A Study of Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Copy Number Alterations by Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Analysis
M Lynn, N Shah, J Conroy, S Ennis, T Morris, D Betts… - … & Molecular Morphology, 2014
Abstract: Rhabdomyosarcoma, the most common pediatric soft tissue malignancy arises in 2
major histologic forms: embryonal and alveolar. Classically, the alveolar subtype is
characterized by a chromosomal translocation t (2; 13)(q35; q14) or t (1; 13)(p36; q14) ...
A Large Pelvic Soft Tissue Mass Implied by Subtle Bone Scan Findings
J Huang, S Chan, S Servase, H Zhuang - Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 2014
... FIGURE 1. A 17-year-old male patient with a recent diagnosis of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma
involving the proximal left humerus underwent his first 99mTc-MDP bone scan to assess possible
osseous metastases.1 The images (A) showed abnormally increased activity only in ...
Initial testing (stage 1) of the investigational mTOR kinase inhibitor MLN0128 by the pediatric preclinical testing program
MH Kang, CP Reynolds, JM Maris, R Gorlick, EA Kolb… - Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 2014
... RD, Rhabdomyosarcoma, 24, 0.82, 4.7, −15%. Rh41, Rhabdomyosarcoma, 8, 2.34, 0.4, −98%.
Rh18, Rhabdomyosarcoma, 2, 10.55, 0.5, −99%. Rh30, Rhabdomyosarcoma, 7, 2.74, 2.7, −84%.
BT-12, Rhabdoid, 12, 1.55, 12.1, 4%. CHLA-266, Rhabdoid, 7, 2.89, 19.1, −27%. ...
Primary Carcinosarcoma of Skin
J Zhong, L Lee - Pathology-Journal of the RCPA, 2014
... The epithelial component commonly consists of SCC, BCC, and malignant adenxal tumours.
The most common mesenchymal component is osteosarcoma, followed by chondrosarcoma,
leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, or fibrosarcoma. ...
Suprascapular malignant fibrous histiocytoma - A case report
GB Rathod, P Parmar, S Rathod, A Parikh - 2014
... There were differential diagnoses of Pleomorphic Rhabdomyosarcoma, Fibrosarcoma,
Pleomorphic Leiomyosarcoma and Pleomorphic malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
Microscopic examination of Pleomorphic Rhabdomyosarcoma ...
Infants with Cancer: A Unique Population
SH Chen, YL Liu, WM Hsu, JS Miser - Journal of Experimental & Clinical Medicine, 2014
... 21 Similarly, a British study found a trivial increase in the absolute risk of HB and
rhabdomyosarcoma among 106,013 children born after assisted conception. 22. High birth weight
(>4 kg) has been associated with a 26% overall increased risk of childhood leukemia. ...
Late toxicity following craniospinal radiation for early-stage medulloblastoma
KM Christopherson, RL Rotondo, JA Bradley… - Acta Oncologica, 2014
... Four patients developed secondary (non-skin) malignancies, including three meningiomas, one
rhabdomyosarcoma, and one glioblastoma multiforme. ... One patient developed a
rhabdomyosarcoma in the right nasal cavity 6.4 years after treatment for medulloblastoma. ...