Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Sporadic Non-Medullar Thyroid Cancer

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The role of somatic mutations in sporadic thyroid cancer is unclear today. Probably they coming out as aetiological factors in carcinogenesis as well as, respectfully to many authors, can to participate in TC pathogenesis and to determine the clinical course and prognosis of the disease. For today as main oncogenes taking part in initiation of thyroid malignant tumors are considered: RET/PTC, TRK, PTEN, P53, RAS, MET, PPARγ. By means of genetic investigations scientists are trying to solve problems with thyroid cancer differentiated diagnostics (cytokeratin-19, cytokeratin-20, mesothelial cells antigen (Hector Battifora MEsotelial (cell) or HBME-1), loss of heterozigitoty (LOH) in short arm of 3 chromosome (gene VHL -von Hippel Lindau, 3р26). Recently in foreign literature appeared reports of activated mutations in gene BRAF which most frequently are occurred in melanoma and papillary TC. Prognosis of thyroid cancer may reflected by the LOH as a biological breakage as well as changes of tumor suppressive gene P53 which fraught with decrease of disease prognosis. Thus, both researchers and clinicians have many questions concerning the role of genome, particularly in order to precise of genetic abnormality influence on tumor growth and therefore for assessment of clinical prognosis and with aim to chose adequate treatment tactic in each case.

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Otdelenie radiokhirurgicheskogo lecheniya zakrytymi radionuklidami

Otdelenie radiokhirurgicheskogo lecheniya zakrytymi radionuklidami

Otdelenie radiokhirurgicheskogo lecheniya zakrytymi radionuklidami


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