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Pleural Solitary Fibrous Tumor Summary

Description: A rare neoplasm, usually benign, derived from mesenchymal fibroblasts located in the submesothelial lining of the PLEURA. It spite of its various synonyms, it has no features of mesothelial cells and is not related to malignant MESOTHELIOMA or asbestos exposure.

Also Known As: Solitary Fibrous Tumor, Pleural; Benign Fibrous Mesothelioma; Localized Fibrous Mesothelioma; Localized Mesothelioma; Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura Show All >>

Networked: 37 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pleural Solitary Fibrous Tumor

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Keratins (Keratin) : 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  2. Insulin-Like Growth Factor II (Somatomedin A) : 7 results : IBA
  3. Asbestos : 6 results : IBA
  4. Insulin (Novolin) : 5 results : FDA 2
  5. Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptors (Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor) : 2 results : IBA
  6. Vimentin : 2 results : IBA
  7. imatinib (Gleevec) : 2 results : FDA 3
  8. Proprotein Convertases (Pro-Opiomelanocortin Converting Enzyme) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18) : 1 result : FDA 2
  10. Mucin-1 (CA 15-3 Antigen) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pleural Solitary Fibrous Tumor

  1. Hypoglycemia (Reactive Hypoglycemia)
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Mesothelioma
  4. Pleural Solitary Fibrous Tumor
  5. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
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Key Therapies for Pleural Solitary Fibrous Tumor

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  1. Thoracotomy : 2 results
  2. Thoracoscopes : 1 result
  3. Radiotherapy : 1 result
  4. Laparotomy : 1 result
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 result

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