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Advances in pituitary tumor therapy

Advances in pituitary tumor therapy

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMark E. Molitch, guest editor.
SeriesEndocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America -- 28/1
ContributionsMolitch, Mark E.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18087595M

Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill abnormal pituitary tumor cells. Radiation is extremely effective in stopping tumor growth and, with time, will lead to tumor shrinkage. Radiation therapy may be an option if the tumor . A pituitary tumor is an abnormal growth of cells in the pituitary gland, which is the main hormone-producing gland in the body. About the size of a pea, the pituitary gland is located in the center of the .

A pituitary tumor is an abnormal mass of cells growing on the pituitary gland, which is the master gland that controls hormone production throughout the endocrine system. Learn about the symptoms, signs, . Recent Progress in the Medical Therapy of Pituitary Tumors. Endocrinol Metab (Seoul). ;32(2) Yang C, Wu H, Wang J, et al. Successful management of octreotide-insensitive thyrotropin-secreting pituitary .

Because the pituitary gland impacts so many of the body’s functions, a multi-disciplinary approach to tumor treatment is needed to ensure the best possible outcome. Treatment of pituitary adenoma or carcinoma usually includes surgery to remove it. In some cases, however drug therapy may be used to reduce the size of the tumor . Pituitary adenomas are tumors that occur in the pituitary ary adenomas are generally divided into three categories dependent upon their biological functioning: benign adenoma, invasive adenoma, and adenomas are benign, approximately 35% are invasive and just % to % are carcinomas. Pituitary Specialty: Oncology, endocrinology.


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About half the book is devoted to individual discussions of the various forms of radiation, pharmacologic, and surgical therapy advocated for the treatment of pituitary tumors. Of use to. The second edition published in and there have been incredible changes in both the research and clinical aspects of the pituitary over the past 8 years – from new advances in growth hormones to pituitary tumor therapy /5(2).

The second edition published in and there have been incredible changes in both the research and clinical aspects of the pituitary over the past 8 years – from new advances in growth hormones to pituitary tumor therapy.

"This is a monumental book, written by eminent specialists and which describes in detail with many excellent illustrations all types of pituitary tumors.

It is a multidisciplinary compilation of the latest data covering the epidemiology, genetics, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and therapy of each kind of known types of pituitary : Kamal Thapar.

The Pituitary, Fourth Edition, continues the tradition of a cogent blend of basic science and clinical medicine which has been the successful hallmark of prior editions.

This comprehensive text is devoted to the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of pituitary disorders. The new edition has been extensively revised to reflect new knowledge derived from advances. Advances in the understanding of the epidemiology of pituitary tumors, their nomenclature, and etiology will also be discussed.

New and emerging therapies will be reviewed and innovations that are expected to enhance diagnosis and management of pituitary patients.

Advances in Recombinant Human Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy in Adults - NEPTCC Bulletin Newsletter Article - The Neuroendocrine & Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center offers detailed outpatient evaluation of all disorders affecting the endocrine function of the hypothalamus and pituitary.

Since the publication of the second edition of The Pituitary, inthere have been major advances in the molecular biology research of pituitary hormone production and action and there is now a better understanding of the pathogenesis of pituitary tumors and clinical syndromes resulting in perturbation of pituitary function.

Abstract. The pituitary gland has a relatively simple organization despite its central role as chef d’orchestre of the endocrine system. Indeed, the glandular portion of the pituitary, comprised of the.

The second edition published in and there have been incredible changes in both the research and clinical aspects of the pituitary over the past 8 years - from new advances in growth hormones.

Although major advances have been made in the therapy of pituitary tumors, for some of the most difficult tumors, only partial success has been possible. Also, in some cases, patients do not tolerate medical treatment and/or the tumors do not respond to current therapy Cited by: 9.

Genre/Form: Review literature: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors. New York: Raven press, © Their multidisciplinary pituitary team provides personalized surgical and medical treatment for people with pituitary and skull base tumors, including prolactinomas, growth-hormone secreting adenomas (acromegaly), and Cushing’s disease.

Their overall goal is to improve and advance. Pituitary adenomas are among the most common intracranial tumors. The vast majority of these lesions are benign; however, many will require treatment due to local mass effect or hormone oversecretion.

This chapter discusses the natural history, presentation, workup, and management of pituitary adenomas. Advances in surgical, medical, and radiation therapy. There have been many recent advances related to the surgical treatment of pituitary tumors and the purpose of this article is to review some of the more significant ones.

Behavior of Pituitary Tumors Although benign in nature, pituitary tumors continue to offer many opportunities for improvement in therapy. pituitary tumor is pituitary adenoma — adeno means gland, oma means tumor. Most pituitary adenomas develop in the front two-thirds of the pituitary gland.

That area is called the adenohypophysis, or the anterior pituitary. Pituitary tumors rarely develop in the rear one-third of the pituitary File Size: 1MB. Developing novel targeted medical therapy for ACTHproducing pituitary adenomas is an important current challenge.

Most ACTH-secreting adenomas express the EGFR. Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) gene. Recent advances in understanding the mechanisms underlying pituitary tumorigenesis will allow identification of novel targets for therapy for these common but often incurable tumors.

Pituitary tumor Cited by: 1. Pituitary hormones can affect whole-body metabolism directly or indirectly. The most common hormone-secreting pituitary tumors are prolactinomas (40%),28 and 63% of prolactinoma Cited by: 1.

For pituitary gland tumors, 1 targeted therapy that researchers are exploring as a treatment is lapatinib (Tykerb). Palliative care/supportive care. Clinical trials are underway to find better ways of reducing symptoms and side effects of current pituitary gland tumor .Pituitary tumors are abnormal growths in the tissue of the pituitary gland, a pea-sized organ located in the center of the brain, between and behind the eyes.

The pituitary gland produces and regulates the. The Psychological Behavior Changes of Pituitary Tumors Although many advances have been made in the treatment of Pituitary Tumors physically, there have not been many studies on the emotional, psychological effects these tumors .