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Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: Journal of Geriatric OncologyAuthor(s): Birgit van Ee, Joris Slaets, Carolien Smits, Aafke Honkoop, Ad Kamper, Mariët Hagedoorn
Source: Journal of Geriatric Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research

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Authors: Hung CS, Wang YC, Guo JW, Yang RN, Lee CL, Shen MH, Huang CC, Huang CJ, Yang JY, Liu CY Abstract The aim of the present study was to investigate the expression of keratin 20 (KRT20) and placenta specific 8 (PLAC8) in gastrointestinal (GI) cancer with various differentiation phenotypes. The present study retrospectively investigated archived formalin‑fixed paraffin‑embedded tissue samples from 12 patients at different stages of GI cancer [four with gastric cancer, four with pancreatic cancer and four with colorectal cancer (CRC)]. The stages were pre‑determined, according to differentiation pheno...
Source: Molecular Medicine Reports - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Mol Med Rep Source Type: research
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Source: Gut Microbes - Category: Microbiology Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: Research in MicrobiologyAuthor(s): Hong-Wei Pan, Lu-Tao Du, Wei Li, Yong-Mei Yang, Yi Zhang, Chuan-Xin WangAbstractThe host-associated gut microbiota is considered critical for the occurrence and progression of colorectal cancer (CRC); however, systematic evaluations of the changes in the biodiversity and richness of mucosa-associated gut microbiota with the development of CRC have been limited. Twenty-three paired samples from colorectal tumor sites and the surrounding non-tumor tissues were collected from stage I to IV CRC patients. The microbial compositions of t...
Source: Research in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: GSK-3 and related kinases in cancer, neurological and other disorders edited by James McCubrey, Agnieszka Gizak and Dariusz Rakus.
Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) Molecular Cell Research - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 January 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Xuanyu Wang, Qi Feng, Hongnv Yu, Xingzhi Zhou, Changliang Shan, Qinggao Zhang, Shuangping LiuAbstractHepatitis B X-interacting protein (HBXIP) is highly expressed in many cancers, but the correlation between the expression of HBXIP and the clinical significance and underlying molecular mechanisms in colorectal cancer (CRC) is still unclear. We selected 186 specimens from CRC patients for analyzing the relationship between the expression of HBXIP and the clinical-pathological features by immunohistochemistry. Migration and invasion experiments...
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: Arabian Journal of ChemistryAuthor(s): Fabiana L. Silva, Raquel V.S. Silva, Paola C. Branco, Letícia V. Costa-Lotufo, Cynthia Murakami, Maria C.M. Young, Débora A. Azevedo, Paulo R.H. MorenoAbstractCinnamomum stenophyllum (Meisn.) Vattimo-Gil (Lauraceae) is a native and vulnerable Brazilian species restricted to the Atlantic Forest. The leaf essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation was characterized for the first time by two-dimensional gas chromatography with time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC×GC-TOFMS). This analysis resulted in the tentat...
Source: Arabian Journal of Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Authors: PMID: 31977403 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The American Journal of Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Am J Nurs Source Type: research
Authors: Mehta S, Farnia B, de la Zerda A, Rahimi R, Wolfson A, Portelance L Abstract Purpose: Smit sleeves are used to facilitate insertion of the intrauterine tandem during brachytherapy for cervical cancer. When a tandem and ovoids system is used the base of the Smit sleeve displaces the ovoids distally. The dosimetric impact of this displacement is not known. Herein we performed a dosimetric analysis to quantify this impact on the integral dose and dose delivered to the organs at risk (OARs). Material and methods: Eleven high-dose-rate brachytherapy plans in which a Smit sleeve was used with a tandem and ov...
Source: Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J Contemp Brachytherapy Source Type: research
Authors: Markezana A, Ahmed M, Kumar G, Zorde-Khvalevsky E, Rozenblum N, Galun E, Goldberg SN Abstract Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine whether moderate hyperthermic doses, routinely encountered in the periablational zone during thermal ablation, activate tumor cells sufficiently to secrete pro-tumorigenic factors that can induce increased proliferation.Material and methods: R3230 rat mammary tumor cells and human cancer cell lines, MCF7 breast adenocarcinoma, HepG2 and Huh7 HCC, and HT-29 and SW480 colon adenocarcinoma, were heated in to 45 ± 1 °C or 43 ±...
Source: International Journal of Hyperthermia - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Int J Hyperthermia Source Type: research
Authors: Kind S, Merenkow C, Büscheck F, Möller K, Dum D, Chirico V, Luebke AM, Höflmayer D, Hinsch A, Jacobsen F, Göbel C, Weidemann S, Fraune C, Möller-Koop C, Hube-Magg C, Clauditz TS, Simon R, Sauter G, Wilczak W, Bawahab AA, Izbicki JR, Perez D, Marx A Abstract Syndecan-1 (CD138) is a transmembrane proteoglycan known to be expressed in various normal and malignant tissues. It is of interest because of a possible prognostic role of differential expression in tumors and its role as a target for indatuximab, a monoclonal antibody coupled with a cytotoxic agent. To comprehensively analyze ...
Source: Disease Markers - Category: Laboratory Medicine Tags: Dis Markers Source Type: research
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