Laboratory for Advanced Medicine Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Liquid Biopsy Liver Cancer Detection Test

The blood-based liquid biopsy test analyzes the DNA methylation pattern of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) indicating the presence of hepatocellular carcinoma as early as Stage I IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales &Marketing Network) -- Laborato... Diagnostics, Oncology, FDA Laboratory for Advanced Medicine, Liver Cancer, Liquid Biopsy
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Authors: Jia M, Xiong Y, Li M, Mao Q Abstract Chemotherapy is critical for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Despite the pro-apoptotic effects of corosolic acid (CA) treatment, its underlying mechanism is not completely clear. The aim of this study was to determine the molecular mechanism of CA in HCC treatment. MTT assay was used to determine the IC50 of CA. Immunoprecipitation and immunofluorescence were used to detect the interaction between and subcellular localization of Yes-associated protein (YAP) and mouse double minute 2 (MDM2). In addition, in vivo xenotransplantation was performed to asses...
Source: Oncology Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Res Source Type: research
Source: Cancer Management and Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cancer Management and Research Source Type: research
This study aims to compare survival outcome after receiving radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and surgical resection (SR) for solitary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with size large as 5 cm.Methods: The SEER database was queried for patients with HCC tumors who were treated with RFA or SR between 2004 and 2015. Univariate and multivariate Cox analysis was used to assess the influence of potential variables on the patients' outcome. Additionally, propensity score matching (PSM) and multiple imputations (MI) were used as sensitivity analyses.Results: Of 1,985 cases, 934 patients received RFA treatment, while the rest underwent s...
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsGTE can not only ameliorate AgNPs-induced adverse effects but also improve their anti-cancer effect against EAC. So, it could be useful in the treatment of liver dysfunction associated with AgNPs.
Source: Molecular and Cellular Toxicology - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
British Journal of Cancer, Published online: 31 March 2020; doi:10.1038/s41416-020-0823-9Cancer stemness in hepatocellular carcinoma: mechanisms and translational potential
Source: British Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
This study aimed to investigate the effect of hydroxypyridinone-coumarin (HPC) on MHCC97 and HepG2 human HCC cells and the mechanisms involved. MATERIAL AND METHODS MHCC97 and HepG2 human HCC cells were cultured in vitro. An MTT cytotoxicity assay was used to assess cell viability and proliferation, with and without treatment with HPC. Cell autophagosomes were labeled with GFP-LC3 using confocal fluorescence microscopy. Western blot was used to measure protein expression. RESULTS HPC significantly reduced the cell proliferation rate in a concentration-dependent manner, with 2 µM of HPC resulting in a reduced prolifer...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Higher choline and betaine levels have been linked to lower risk of liver cancer, whereas existing data in relation to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) prognosis are scarce. Our objective was to examine the asso...
Source: Nutrition and Metabolism - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Chronic inflammation is involved in the initiation and progression of various cancers, including liver cancer. The current study focuses on the characterization of the peripheral immune response in hepatocellu...
Source: Journal of Inflammation - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Jeon Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) accounts for approximately 90% of all cases of primary liver cancer; it is the third most frequent cause of cancer-related death worldwide. In early-stage disease, surgical resection and liver transplantation are considered curative treatments. However, the majority of HCC patients present with advanced-stage disease that is treated using palliative systemic therapy. Since HCC is heterogeneous owing to its multiple etiologies, various risk factors, and inherent resistance to chemotherapy, the development of an effective systemic treatment strategy for HCC remains a considerable chall...
Source: Molecules - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Authors: Wang J, Yang X, Han S, Zhang L Abstract Disrupted centrosome-associated family protein expression can result in the detrimental duplication of centrosomes, causing genomic instability and subsequent carcinogenesis. Limited research has demonstrated that centrosomal protein 131 (CEP131) exhibits oncogenic activity in osteosarcoma, hepatocellular carcinoma and breast cancer. The present study demonstrated that there is an association between CEP131 expression and advanced Tumor-Node-Metastasis stage (P=0.016), and positive regional lymph node metastasis (P=0.023) in 91 cases of non-small cell lung cancer. A5...
Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
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