Metabolomic profiling of gastric cancer tissues identified potential biomarkers for predicting peritoneal recurrence

AbstractBackgroundMetabolomics is useful for analyzing the nutrients necessary for cancer progression, as the proliferation is regulated by available nutrients. We studied the metabolomic profile of gastric cancer (GC) tissue to elucidate the associations between metabolism and recurrence.MethodsCancer and adjacent non-cancerous tissues were obtained in a pair-wise manner from 140 patients with GC who underwent gastrectomy. Frozen tissues were homogenized and analyzed by capillary electrophoresis time-of-flight mass spectrometry (CE-TOFMS). Metabolites were further assessed based on the presence or absence of recurrence.ResultsNinety-three metabolites were quantified. In cancer tissues, the lactate level was significantly higher and the adenylate energy charge was lower than in non-cancerous tissues. The Asp, β-Ala, GDP, and Gly levels were significantly lower in patients with recurrence than in those without. Based on ROC analyses to determine the cut-off values of the four metabolites, patients were categorized into groups at high risk and low risk of peritoneal recurrence. Logistic regression and Cox proportional hazard analyses identified β-Ala as an independent predictor of peritoneal recurrence (hazard ratio [HR] 5.21 [95% confidence interval 1.07–35.89],p = 0.029) and an independent prognostic factor for the overall survival (HR 3.44 [95% CI 1.65–7.14],p 
Source: Gastric Cancer - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: The rate and severity of complications following LSNNS for early gastric cancer are comparable to those after LSG with lymph node dissection. Registration number: NCT01804998 ( http://www.clinicaltrials.gov). PMID: 32492186 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Br J Surg Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundThe purpose of this study was to investigate clinical features, prognostic factors, and overall survival (OS) in surgical patients with gastric remnant cancer (GRC).MethodsA retrospective analysis of patients with gastrectomy for pT1 –4 gastric cancer between October 1972 and February 2014 at our institution was performed. Clinical characteristics were compared between patients with GRC and those with primary gastric cancer (PGC). Multivariable Cox regression analysis was performed to determine the prognostic factors for OS in patients with GRC. A propensity score-matched cohort was used to investig...
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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Source: Surgery Today - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
This study aimed to evaluate the usefulness of HALDG compared with laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG). Consecutive patients who underwent HALDG (n=58) or LADG (n=90) for stage I gastric cancer between 2005 and 2016 were eligible. Operative time was significantly shorter and blood loss was significantly higher in HALDG than in LADG (P
Source: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques - Category: Surgery Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
The lack of widespread use of endoscopic resection (ER) for treatment of early gastric cancer (EGC) meeting the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association (JGCA) absolute and expanded criteria in the U.S., has resulted in unnecessary surgical gastrectomy. We aim to evaluate the inappropriate rates of surgical resection of EGC meeting JGCA absolute and expanded criteria.
Source: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Oral abstracts Source Type: research
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Source: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Poster abstracts Source Type: research
Abstract In recent times, the diagnosis and treatment of superficial laryngopharyngeal cancers has been receiving a lot of attention. Here, we present a case of superficial hypopharyngeal cancer and superficial esophageal cancer for which endoscopic laryngo-pharyngeal surgery (ELPS) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) were performed simultaneously. The patient was a 67-year-old male. During his follow-up for distal gastrectomy performed earlier for stomach cancer, an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed three primary cancers: superficial hypopharyngeal cancer, superficial esophageal cancer, and esophag...
Source: Journal of Nippon Medical School - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: J Nippon Med Sch Source Type: research
Condition:   QOL; Quality of Life;Gastric Cancer; Gastrectomy;Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Intervention:   Drug: Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Sponsor:   Beijing Cancer Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Application of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for treating undifferentiated-type early gastric cancers (EGCs) remains controversial. Therefore, we aimed to compare long-term outcomes of ESD with those of surgery for patients with undifferentiated-type EGCs by a retrospective study. We retrospectively reviewed data of patients who underwent curative ESD or gastrectomy for undifferentiated-type EGCs between 2010 and 2017. Gastric cancers were undifferentiated-type adenocarcinoma without ulceration confined to the mucosal layer and 2 cm or smaller in size. Demographics, complications, recurrence cancer rates, and s...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Observational Study Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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