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Sections of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders (A.C.C., S.I.S.) and Clinical Nuclear Medicine (E.S.D.), University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 Address all correspondence and requests for reprints to: Steven I. Sherman, M.D., University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 15, Houston, Texas 77030. We analyzed 47 cases of brain metastases from thyroid cancer seen at 1 institution over 5 decades. Brain metastases were a primary clinical feature at initial presentation in 15% of the cases, were identified during the subsequent course of the disease in ...
May 20, 2010 — Metastasis to the intramedullary spinal cord rarely occurs with systemic cancer. Autopsy series have reported its prevalence in cancer patients as ranging from 0.9 to 2.1% (3,6), whereas clinically significant intramedullary spinal cord metastasis have been reported in 0.1 to 0.4% of cancer patients (5). Lung cancer is the most common source of intramedullary spinal cord metastasis, comprising approximately 50% of reported cases (5,10,13,14,18). Breast carcinoma is another less frequently seen source, accounting for 8 to 14% of intramedullary spinal cord metastasis. Other ... Read More