• Posts Tagged ‘Laryngeal Cancer’

    Laryngeal Cancer

    by  • 28/05/2013 • Oncology

    Paraneoplastic syndromes and hormone producing cancers:  When cancers release biologically active substances which cause ‘additional’ diseases these are termed paraneoplastic syndromes.  Most common are: o Tumour-induced hypercalcaemia o SIADH o Cushing’s syndrome from ectopic ACTH release o Hypoglycaemia associated to the production of insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1)  Pathogenesis: o Not really...

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