TITLE

Atypical primary pulmonary meningioma: a report of a case suspected of being a lung metastasis

AUTHOR(S)
Lepanto, Daniela; Maffini, Fausto; Petrella, Francesco; Colandrea, Marzia; Putzu, Carlo; Barberis, Massimo; Paganelli, Giovanni; Viale, Giuseppe
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Ecancermedicalscience;2014, Vol. 8 Issue 413-446, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Primary extracranial and extraspinal meningiomas are very rare tumours, and primary pulmonary ones are even more uncommon. They present as a solitary pulmonary nodule, and most of them are benign, except for three cases. We describe a primitive atypical pulmonary meningioma first suspected of being a metastasis in a patient during follow-up ten years after therapy for breast cancer.
ACCESSION #
97255390

 

Related Articles

  • Intersection of cardiology and oncology clinical practices. Mookadam, Farouk; Sharma, Ashwini; Lee, Howard R.; Northfelt, DonaldW. // Frontiers in Oncology;Sep2014, Vol. 4, p1 

    The article discusses cancer disease, gives statistics about incidence of cancer globally and cancer therapies. Topics include anthracycline cardiotoxicity risk for breast cancer patients, chemotherapeutic agents and toxicity detection. Anti-cancer drugs, radiation therapy and cardiovascular...

  • Bilateral optic disk metastasis from breast carcinoma. Rishi, Pukhraj; Dixit, Abhishek; Verma, Aditya // Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;May2015, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p451 

    The article presents a case study of a 46-year-old lady presented with decreased vision. As per the case, the patient was diagnosed with infiltrative ductal type of breast adenocarcinoma, mastectomy and chemotherapy. The case mentions that the patient was treated with radiotherapy and...

  • OK to skip some treatments. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;12/16/2013, pA02 

    Some standard cancer treatments, which include chemo, radiation and surgery, can be skipped by breast-cancer patients without a big impact on survival odds, researchers said at an int'l conference. They studied ways to cut back on overtreatment, which can be unnecessary or cause other side...

  • Ovarian stimulation in patients with breast cancer. Muñoz, Elkin; González, Naira; Muñoz, Luis; Aguilar, Jesús; García Velasco, Juan A. // Ecancermedicalscience;2015, Vol. 9 Issue 496-518, p1 

    Breast cancer is the most prevalent malignancy among women under 50. Improvements in diagnosis and treatment have yielded an important decrease in mortality in the last 20 years. In many cases, chemotherapy and radiotherapy develop side effects on the reproductive function. Therefore, before the...

  • Repercusión de la ansiedad y depresión en el estado fisico y funcionalidad de enfermos oncológicos durante el tratamiento con quimioterapia. Rodríguez, Concepción Fernández; Sánchez, Celina Padierna; Fernández, Erica Villoria; Vázquez, Isaac Amigo; Martínez, Roberto Fernández; Fernández, Ignacio Peláez // Psicothema;ago2011, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p374 

    The evolution of symptoms, emotional state and daily routines in patients with breast cancer and lung cancer during treatment with intravenous chemotherapy (CT) is described and the influence of anxiety and depression on these variables is analyzed. 66 patients, 29 with breast cancer and 37 with...

  • EVALUATING COMPLETION OF PLANNED CHEMOTHERAPY IN BREAST, LUNG, LYMPHOMA AND COLON CANCER PATIENTS AT DANBURY HOSPITAL. Alvarez, Adriana; Chakerian, Paula; Ghetie, Cristian; Hough, Patrice; Kloss, Robert; Messina, Dino; Ramirez, Sahira; Visintainer, Paul; Walker, Michael // Connecticut Medicine;Jan2009, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p17 

    The article presents the results of a study on the completion and delivery of chemotherapy in breast, lung, lymphoma and colon cancer patients at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut in 2006. About 4% of breast cancer patients have reduced relative dose intensity (RDI). Documented delays occurred in...

  • Concomitant boost thoracic radiation plus chemotherapy benefited NSCLC patients.  // Hem/Onc Today;5/10/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p4 

    The article reports that a combination of concomitant boost thoracic radiation plus systematic chemotherapy seem safe and effective in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

  • Validation of the Shortened COPE for use with Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiation Therapy. Fillion, Lise; Kovacs, Adrienne H.; Gagnon, Pierre; Endler, Norman S. // Current Psychology;Spring2002, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p17 

    To study the relationship between cancer and emotional adjustment, investigation of situation-specific coping behaviors with respect to narrowly defined stressors has recently been promoted. The development and validation of shorter instruments, designed to facilitate completion by clinical...

  • Adjuvant Radiation after Modified Radical Mastectomy for Breast Cancer Fails to Prolong Survival. Geisler, D.P.; Boyle, M.J.; Malnar, K.F.; Melichar, R.M.; McGee, J.M.; Nolen, M.G.; Broughan, T.A. // American Surgeon;May2000, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p452 

    Recent literature has reported improved local disease control and overall survival in premenopausal node-positive (stage II, and III) breast cancer patients undergoing modified radical mastectomy (MRM) using radiation therapy (RT) combined with chemotherapy. To assess the efficacy of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics