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Islet Cell Adenoma (Islet Cell Tumors) Summary

Description: A benign tumor of the pancreatic ISLET CELLS. Usually it involves the INSULIN-producing PANCREATIC BETA CELLS, as in INSULINOMA, resulting in HYPERINSULINISM.

Also Known As: Islet Cell Tumors; Adenoma, Islet Cell; Island Cell Tumor; Adenomas, Islet Cell; Island Cell Tumors Show All >>

Networked: 455 relevant articles (14 outcomes, 42 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Islet Cell Adenoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 32 results : IBA
  2. Streptozocin (Streptozotocin) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 21 results : FDA 1
  3. Gastrins : 1 outcome 2 studies in 23 results : IBA
  4. Fluorouracil (Carac) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results : FDA 33 Generic
  5. Hormones : 1 outcome 1 study in 34 results : IBA
  6. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 1 outcome 1 study in 14 results : FDA 7
  7. Antigens : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  8. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. gemcitabine : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 7
  10. Insulin-Like Growth Factor II (Somatomedin A) : 1 outcome in 31 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Islet Cell Adenoma

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Carcinoid Tumor (Carcinoid)
  3. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
  4. Adenocarcinoma
  5. Hyperplasia
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Key Therapies for Islet Cell Adenoma

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  1. Pancreatectomy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 21 results
  2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  3. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome in 2 results
  4. Laparotomy : 1 study in 4 results
  5. Pancreaticoduodenectomy : 13 results
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