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Tumor Evasion of the Immune System by Converting CD4+CD25− T Cells into CD4+CD25+ T Regulatory Cells: Role of Tumor-Derived TGF-β
CD4+CD25+ T regulatory (Treg) cells were initially described for their ability to suppress autoimmune diseases in animal models. An emerging interest is the potential role of Treg cells in cancerExpand
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An antioxidant response phenotype shared between hereditary and sporadic type 2 papillary renal cell carcinoma.
Fumarate hydratase (FH) mutation causes hereditary type 2 papillary renal cell carcinoma (PRCC2). The main effect of FH mutation is fumarate accumulation. The current paradigm posits that the mainExpand
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Tubulocystic Carcinoma of the Kidney: Clinicopathologic and Molecular Characterization
  • X. Yang, M. Zhou, +10 authors B. Teh
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The American journal of surgical pathology
  • 1 February 2008
The nature of tubulocystic carcinoma, a rare renal tumor composed of tubular and cystic structures, is poorly understood. It has been suggested that it may represent a low-grade collecting ductExpand
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Small Cell Carcinoma of the Prostate: An Immunohistochemical Study
Small cell carcinoma of the prostate (SCPC) is morphologically similar to small cell carcinoma of the lung (SCLC) and maybe misinterpreted as Gleason pattern 5b prostate adenocarcinoma (HGPC).Expand
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Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Renal Angiomyolipoma.
PURPOSE Advances in minimally invasive therapies and novel targeted chemotherapeutics have provided a breadth of options for the management of renal masses. Management of renal angiomyolipoma has notExpand
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Glypican 3: A Novel Marker in Testicular Germ Cell Tumors
Glypican 3 (GPC3), a membrane-bound heparin sulfate proteoglycan, may play a role in promoting embryonic cell growth and differentiation. GPC3 is mutated in Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome,Expand
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Neuroendocrine differentiation of prostate cancer: a review.
Neuroendocrine cells are one of the epithelial populations in the prostate. Neuroendocrine differentiation (NED) has been observed in prostate cancer. In addition to small cell neuroendocrineExpand
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MicroRNA profiling of human kidney cancer subtypes.
Although the functions of most of the identified microRNAs (miRNAs) have yet to be determined, their use as potential biomarkers has been considered in several human diseases and cancers. In order toExpand
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Small cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder
Small cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder is an uncommon tumor that has been described in case reports or small series. Herein, the authors report a series of 64 patients with small cell carcinomaExpand
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Renal Tubulocystic Carcinoma Is Closely Related to Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma: Implications for Pathologic Classification
Tubulocystic carcinoma of the kidney (TC-RCC) is a rare renal tumor with unique gross and microscopic features unlike other types of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Several recent studies recommend thatExpand
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