Protracted remission of metastatic epithelioid angiosarcoma with weekly infusion of doxorubicin, paclitaxel, and cisplatin

Division of Cancer Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, TX 77230-1439, USA.
The Lancet Oncology (Impact Factor: 24.69). 02/2006; 7(1):92-3. DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(05)70542-8
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    • "Very few cases of angiosarcoma of the prostate or seminal vesicle have been reported in the literature (Table 1).4-14 For angiosarcomas of the seminal vesicle, presenting symptoms may include testicular discomfort and perineal pain which may radiate to the lower back.11,13,14 Prostatic angiosarcoma can present with symptoms similar to prostatic adenocarcinoma, including dysuria, hematuria, or pelvic pain.7 Biopsy is required for definitive diagnosis. "
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    ABSTRACT: Angiosarcoma of the seminal vesicle is an extremely rare malignancy, with few published case reports in the literature. We present a case of primary angiosarcoma of the seminal vesicle in a 45-year-old male who was treated with multimodality therapy, consisting of neoadjuvant chemotherapy and chemoradiation followed by surgical resection and intraoperative radiation therapy. He has been free of cancer recurrence for more than six years after completion of therapy. To our knowledge, this represents the longest reported survival of a patient with this rare tumor, and one of the few cases reported using a multimodality therapy approach.
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    ABSTRACT: In manufacturing processes, there are many manipulative operations which deal with deformable objects. In this paper we analyse the dynamic motion analysis of deformable rodlike objects. First, a geometric representation to describe the shape of a rodlike object with dynamic deformation is introduced. The potential and kinetic energy of the object and the geometric constraints imposed on it are then formulated. The shape of the dynamically deforming object can be derived by minimizing the difference between the kinetic energy and potential energy under the geometric constraints. Next, a procedure to compute the deformed shape is developed by use of Euler's approach. Finally, some numerical examples are shown in order to demonstrate how the proposed approach computes the shapes of deformed rodlike objects
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