Construction of a Competitive Endogenous RNA Network in Uterine Corpus Endometrial Carcinoma.

CONCLUSIONS Our study showed that the lncRNAs C2orf48 and LINC00261 might be key regulators of uterine corpus endometrial carcinoma and might serve as prognostic indicators. Our study contributes to the understanding of the molecular mechanisms of uterine corpus endometrial carcinoma, and it identifies lncRNAs that might serve as prognostic markers and therapeutic targets. PMID: 31650984 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research

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Abstract In 2013, The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network found four novel prognostic subgroups of endometrial carcinoma: POLE/ultramutated (POLE), microsatellite-instable/hypermutated (MSI), copy-number-low/TP53-wild-type (CNL), and copy-number-highTP53-mutant (CNH). However, poor is known regarding uncommon histotypes of endometrial cancer. We aimed to assess the genetic profile of uterine carcinosarcoma (UCS) on the light of these findings. A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed through electronic databases searching (up to July 2019). All studies assessing UCS series for the TCGA classific...
Source: Pathology Oncology Research - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: Pathol Oncol Res Source Type: research
ConclusionsWhile several CPGs are shared across patients, many pathogenic variants are found to be ancestry-specific and trigger somatic effects. Studies using larger cohorts of diverse ancestries are required to pinpoint ancestry-specific genetic predisposition and inform genetic screening strategies.
Source: Genome Medicine - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Pan‑cancer analysis of transmembrane protease serine 2 and cathepsin L that mediate cellular SARS‑CoV‑2 infection leading to COVID-19. Int J Oncol. 2020 May 26;: Authors: Katopodis P, Anikin V, Randeva HS, Spandidos DA, Chatha K, Kyrou I, Karteris E Abstract Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus‑2 (SARS‑CoV2) is the cause of a new disease (COVID‑19) which has evolved into a pandemic during the first half of 2020. Older age, male sex and certain underlying diseases, including cancer, appear to significantly increase the risk for severe COVID‑19. SARS‑CoV‑2 infection of ...
Source: International Journal of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Int J Oncol Source Type: research
AbstractMost endometrial carcinomas (ECs) occurring during pregnancy are diagnosed in the first trimester. During the gestation period, progesterone level, which has a protective effect on the endometrium, is found to increase. In EC cases, administering high-dose progesterone is a therapeutic strategy because this hormone can considerably shrink tumors. Herein, the case of a woman in whom EC progressed during pregnancy is reported. Before pregnancy, she was diagnosed with atypical polypoid adenomyoma based on a blind office biopsy. She spontaneously conceived 2  months later, although she was suggested to undergo dil...
Source: International Cancer Conference Journal - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
In conclusion, the identification of immune subtypes in EC tissues could reveal unique immune microenvironments in EC and predict the prognosis of EC patients. PMID: 32424934 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: J Cell Mol Med - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: J Cell Mol Med Source Type: research
Authors: Javadian P, Nezhat F Abstract This chapter focuses on premalignant and malignant diseases of the endometrium (lining of the uterus). Endometrial carcinoma is the most common gynecologic cancer in the United States. Women have a 1 in 40 lifetime risk of being diagnosed with endometrial cancer, the fourth most common malignancy among women. An estimated 61,880 new diagnoses of uterine cancer and 12,160 deaths from the disease occurred in 2019 in the United States (American Cancer Society, Facts &Figures, , 2019). PMID: 32406028 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
In this study, we evaluated and correlated the SIRT1 expression with patients ’ tumor characteristics in endometrioid and clear-cell cancer of the uterus. 65 paraffin-embedded samples of patients with endometrial and clear-cell cancer of the uterus were immunohistochemically stained and SIRT1 expression was evaluated by immunoreactive score. The results were correlated to c linical and pathological tumor characteristics as well as to the expression of ARID1A and β-Catenin. The staining was significantly more intensive in uterine endometrioid carcinoma compared to uterine clear-cell carcinoma (p = 0...
Source: Histochemistry and Cell Biology - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Abstract Aquaporins (AQPs) are a family of transmembrane water channel proteins distributed in various human tissues. Recent studies revealed that AQPs play important roles in cancer biology. Few studies have documented the relationship between the prognosis, stage, and histological grade of uterine endometrioid carcinoma, with AQP expression. Hence, the present study aimed to investigate this relationship between uterine endometrioid carcinoma and AQP expression. We retrospectively reviewed records of the patients who underwent surgery for uterine body cancer between 1990 and 2010 at the National Defense Medical ...
Source: Pathology Oncology Research - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: Pathol Oncol Res Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: CCC is a heterogeneous disease encompassing all four molecular subtypes and a wide range of clinical outcomes. Outcomes of patients with POLEmut, MMRd and p53abn CCC are not distinguishable from those of other patients with these respective subtypes of EC; p53wt CCC, however, differ from endometrioid p53wt EC in clinical, pathological, molecular features and outcomes. Thus, p53wt CCC of endometrium appear to be a distinct clinicopathological entity within the larger group of p53wt ECs. PMID: 32331700 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Gynecologic Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Gynecol Oncol Source Type: research
Abstract Cancer complicates 1 in 1000 pregnancies. Multidisciplinary consensus comprised of Gynecologic Oncology, Pathology, Neonatology, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, and Social Work should be convened. Pregnancy provides an opportunity for cervical cancer screening, with deliberate delays in treatment permissible for early stage carcinoma. Vaginal delivery is contraindicated in the presence of gross lesion(s) and radical hysterectomy with lymphadenectomy at cesarean delivery is recommended. Women with locally advanced and metastatic/recurrent disease should commence treatment at diagnosis w...
Source: Gynecologic Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Gynecol Oncol Source Type: research
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