Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2018, Article ID 9157036, 3 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9157036
Case Report

Novel Treatment of Small-Cell Neuroendocrine of the Vagina

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL, USA
2Gynecologic Oncology, Florida Hospital Medical Group, Maitland, FL, USA
3Department of Pathology, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to S. J. Carlan; moc.liamg@nalracevets

Received 27 October 2017; Accepted 11 January 2018; Published 4 February 2018

Academic Editor: Gerassimos P. Vandoros

Copyright © 2018 Kathryn Kostamo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. T. Tetsuya, T. Tatsuro, Y. Yoshio et al., “Role of PET/CT in gynecological tumors based on the revised FIGO staging classification,” Clinical Nuclear Medicine, vol. 36, no. 9, pp. 114–118, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. G. J. Gardner, D. Reidy-Lagunes, and P. A. Gehrig, “Neuroendocrine tumors of the gynecologic tract: a Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) clinical document,” Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 122, no. 1, pp. 190–198, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. J. Wheler, F. Janku, A. Naing et al., “Cancer therapy directed by comprehensive genomic profiling: a single center study,” Cancer Research, vol. 76, no. 13, pp. 3690–3701, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. G. Gatta, J. van der Zwan, P. G. Casali et al., “Rare neuroendocrine tumours: results of the surveillance of rare cancers in Europe project,” European Journal of Cancer, vol. 47, no. 17, pp. 2493–2511, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. J. M. Kaminski, P. M. Andersen, A. C. Han et al., “Primary small cell carcinoma of the vagina,” Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 88, no. 3, pp. 451–455, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. J. N. Bhalodia, D. V. Kapapura, and M. N. Parekh, “Primary small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of vagina: a rare case report,” Pathology Research International, vol. 2011, Article ID 306921, 3 pages, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. M. Aron and M. Zhou, “Merkel cell carcinoma of the genitourinary tract,” Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, vol. 135, no. 8, pp. 1067–1071, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. E. Guadagno, G. De Rosa, and M. Del Basso De Caro, “Neuroendocrine tumours in rare sites: differences in nomenclature and diagnostics—a rare and ubiquitous histotype,” Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol. 69, no. 7, pp. 563–574, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. V. Leroux-Kozal, N. Leveque, V. Brodard et al., “Merkel cell carcinoma: histopathologic and prognostic features according to the immunohistochemical expression of Merkel cell polyomavirus large T antigen correlated with viral load,” Human Pathology, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 443–453, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. B. Llombart, C. Requena, and J. Cruz, “Update on Merkel cell carcinoma: epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, and staging,” Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas, vol. 108, no. 2, pp. 108–119, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. Z. Bing, L. Levine, J. A. Lucci, S. S. Hatch, and M. A. Eltorky, “Primary small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the vagina: a clinicopathologic study,” Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, vol. 128, no. 8, pp. 857–862, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  12. H. Elsaleh, S. Bydder, B. Cassidy, and J. Thompson, “Small cell carcinoma of the vagina,” Australasian Radiology, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 336-337, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. N. Viswanathan, M. T. Deavers, A. Jhingran, P. T. Ramirez, C. Levenback, and P. J. Eifel, “Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix: outcome and patterns of recurrence,” Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 93, no. 1, pp. 27–33, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. Frumovitz, M. F. Munsell, J. K. Burzawa et al., “Combination therapy with topotecan, paclitaxel, and bevacizumab improves progression-free survival in recurrent small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix,” Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 144, no. 1, pp. 46–50, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus