Ewing Sarcoma

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Ewing Sarcoma

Ewing's sarcoma is a malignant (cancerous) bone tumor that affects children. It can occur any time during childhood and young adulthood, but usually develops during puberty, when bones are growing rapidly. The tumor may arise anywhere in the body, usually in the long bones of the arms and legs, the pelvis, or the chest. It may also develop in the skull or the flat bones of the trunk. There are few symptoms. The most common is pain and occasionally swelling at the site of the tumor. Fever may also be present. The tumor often spreads (metastasis) to the lungs and other bones. The cause of Ewing's sarcoma is unknown.
 

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Sarcoma Alliance

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Ewing Sarcoma" for support, advocacy or research.

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

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Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Sarcoma Alliance

The Sarcoma Alliance strives to improve the lives of people affected by sarcoma through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, guidance, education and support.

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Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Ewing Sarcoma" returned 374 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia arising after treatment of Ewing sarcoma was misdiagnosed as bone marrow metastasis of Ewing sarcoma: A case report.
 

Author(s): Xiaohong Li, Wenchao Li, Wuning Mo, Zheng Yang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jan;97(3):e9644.

 

Both acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and Ewing sarcoma (ES) are small round cell tumors, and it is difficult to differential diagnose them because of overlapping clinical, radiographic, histologic, and immunophenotypic features.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Combined analysis of gene expression and genome binding profiles identified potential therapeutic targets of ciclopirox in Ewing sarcoma.
 

Author(s): Baisheng Yuan, Wei Ji, Haipeng Xia, Jianmin Li

Journal: Mol Med Rep. 2018 Mar;17(3):4291-4298.

 

Ciclopirox (CPX) is a synthetic antifungal drug that is mainly used to treat dermatomycoses. The aim of the present study was to determine whether CPX could influence Ewing sarcoma progression. The present study suggested that CPX treatment may inhibit Ewing sarcoma (ES) progression ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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MicroRNA-638 inhibits cell growth and tubule formation by suppressing VEGFA expression in human Ewing sarcoma cells.
 

Author(s): Xin Zhou, Jiajun Chen, Qianren Xiao, Tengyu Wang, Yu Yu, Bo Li, Gaohai Shao, Yunyun Li, Zhongzu Zhang

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Ewing sarcoma (EWS) is a kind of aggressive tumor of bone and soft tissues, which most occurring in children and adolescents. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) perform essential function in the progression and development of EWS, while the putative role of miR-638 in EWS remains uncertain. Accordingly, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Ewing Sarcoma" returned 29 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ewing sarcoma of the adrenal gland: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Hanane Eddaoualline, Khadija Mazouz, Bouchra Rafiq, Ghizlane El Mghari Tabib, Nawal El Ansari, Rhizlane Belbaraka, Abdelhamid El Omrani, Mouna Khouchani

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Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor is a family of highly malignant proliferation of neuroectodermal origin, most often skeletal, adrenal localization is extremely rare. Only few cases have been reported in the literature. Classical management includes radical surgery with ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Ewing Sarcoma in the Right Ventricle.
 

Author(s): Marija Petrovic, Bihong Zhao, Manoj Thangam, Pranav Loyalka, L Maximilian Buja, Biswajit Kar, Igor D Gregoric

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Ewing sarcoma is the second most prevalent malignant primary bone tumor but constitutes only a small proportion of cardiac metastases. We present a case of asymptomatic Ewing sarcoma metastatic to the right ventricle. A 36-year-old man presented for evaluation and resection of a pedunculated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Primary intestinal mold infection in children with solid tumors: a case report in an adolescent with Ewing sarcoma, and literature review.
 

Author(s): Aldo Naselli, Alberto Garaventa, Piero Buffa, Claudio Granata, Roberto Bandettini, Giuliana Cangemi, Andrea Moscatelli, Elio Castagnola

Journal: New Microbiol.. 2016 Jul;39(3):232-234.

 

We report a case of primary intestinal infection due to filamentous fungi in an adolescent with Ewing sarcoma. The clinical picture was that of peritonitis secondary to intestinal perforation and the diagnosis was established only on histopathological bases. This condition is very ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Irinotecan and Temozolomide for Ewing Sarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ewing Sarcoma

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2018

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Efficacy of Dose Intensification in Patients With Non-metastatic Ewing Sarcoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ewing's Sarcoma

 

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2018

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Assessment of MGMT Promoter Methylation in Advanced Ewing Sarcoma Treated With Temozolomide and Irinotecan
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors

 

Last Updated: 30 May 2018

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