HER2 overexpression is a putative diagnostic and prognostic biomarker for late-stage colorectal cancer in North African patients
Conclusion: To our knowledge, this is the first study that HER2 overexpression correlates with more aggressive colorectal cancer in North African population. Our study shows that HER2 overexpression associates with right colon surgeries. Also, the correlation of mRNA and protein expression could warrant the implementation of a nationwide screening program for HER2 positivity in CRC patients. Taken together, stratifying patients according to HER2 expression can help in the diagnosis and prognosis of CRC patients from North African origin.PMID:34319852 | DOI:10.1080/19932820.2021.1955462
Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective in patients with non-small cell lung cancer and mild interstitial lung disease, but with a greater risk.Medscape Medical News
AbstractPurposeGenetic variants may influence the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (PKPD) of cyclophosphamide (CY). CY plays a critical role in conditioning chemotherapy for hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT), but its use is limited by toxicity. We explored the effect of genetic variants, potentially affecting PKPD of CY, and outcomes after HCT.MethodsThis observational pharmacogenomic study included 85 adults with hematologic malignancies who received reduced intensity conditioning with CY, fludarabine, and total body irradiation. We collected recipient DNA prior to HCT and evaluated 97 candidate variants in 66...
Oncogene, Published online: 27 January 2022; doi:10.1038/s41388-021-02158-wSELENOF is a new tumor suppressor in breast cancer
Oncogene, Published online: 27 January 2022; doi:10.1038/s41388-021-02159-9A low amino acid environment promotes cell macropinocytosis through the YY1-FGD6 axis in Ras-mutant pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Dalton Trans., 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D1DT04315C, PaperXiang Wang, Kang Song, Yong Deng, Jie Liu, Qin Peng, Xiao Lao, Jiayu Xu, Dong Wang, Turong Shi, Yuhao Li, Dan Deng, Yuqing Miao Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is an effective non-invasive treatment for tumors. The structure of the photosensitizer has an important influence on the light utilization and the efficiency of singlet-oxygen generation. In... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
This study is an important step forward in highlighting C1q as a new prognostic candidate biomarker for a range of carcinomas. Methods Oncomine Database Analysis The expression levels of C1QA, C1QB, and C1QC genes in various carcinomas were analyzed using Oncomine (www.oncomine.org), a cancer microarray database and web-based data mining platform from genome-wide expression analyses (22, 23). We compared the differences in mRNA level between normal tissue and carcinoma. The mRNA expression levels in neoplastic tissues compared to the healthy tissues were obtained as the parameters of p-value 2, and gene ranking in the t...