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Ivf Vascular Tumors
Degree of vascularit: Most tumor grow by anerobic metabolism, Warburg Citric Acid Cycle. They do not need oxygen to survive and can best be controlled by use of Hyperbaric Oxygenation. Blood supply serves to allow the tumor cells to metastasize. Drugs that inhibit blood supply like Avastin (bevacizumab) actually work by opening microcirculation to let drugs into tumor.more effectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more
Source of invasion: All tumors tend to spread, mostly by metastasizing through surrounding blood supply. The tumors do not need the oxygen supplied by the vessels to survive since they grow by anaerobic metabolism. When Folkman developed angiostatin to diminish blood supply to tumors there was no change in growth and lesions progressed. This confirmed the role of vascularization to the tumor as sources for invasion ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arterial phase within 20seconds. Does that mean that the tumor has a vascular invasion, what to do?
Ask your doctor what: The doctor who ordered the test can guide you after discussing with the radiologist. It may not mean anything unless there is a growth/tumor. ...Read more
Yes: Vascular endothelial growth factor (vegf) is a substance that cells produce which helps them recruit the growth of new blood vessels. Blood vessels are essential in bring normal cells and cancer cells the oxygen and nutrients they need to keep growing. The growth of some types of cancer can be slowed or controlled by blocking vegf. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are many types of vascular malformations that present during infancy. Some spontaneously regress, other require intervention. For certain vascular tumors, vincristine could be indicated. It depends on the type of tumor and the size and location of it. Other treatments include embolization, or other drugs such as steroids or propranolol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a 3mm nodule 6 months ago.It now measures 1.5, is hypoechotic, very vascular & solid.Is this fast growing?A follicular tumor was removed 6 mo.Ago.
Further eval: Where is this nodule located by the way?But whatever is - I am concern with the quite rapid growth of the nodule. More evaluation is needed- to find out what it is- and that will likely include a biopsy or resection and plus minus other imaging like a pet/ct scan if indicated. Discuss with your doctor further. ...Read more
After neoadj Taxol, (paclitaxel)A/C,herceptin,tumor shrunk by 1/3 but pathology shows lympho vascular invasion.How is this treated? Does it mean it's in my blood?
Lymph sac: it means that on the pathology slide they saw it in the blood/ lymph vessels ...Read more
Multiple foci of extramural vascular invasion . What does this mean exactly in colon cancer pathological report after colon tumor was removed ?
I don't have a left ovary but CT said dermoid tumor or vascular calcification w/possibility of aggressive lesion. Please explain.
Need information : If it is dermoid cysts of ovary , you are born with it , is there all your life .It contain embryonal elements skin , bone , teeth hair, etc the reason for confusion and majority are benign , if you have children , sonogram might have detected . Speak to your gyn doctor , get it removed , will make your mind at ease. ...Read more