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Cross sectional study of serum selenium concentration and esophageal squamous dysplasia in western Kenya
Low serum selenium status has been associated with increased risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). East Africa is a region of high ESCC incidence and is known to have low soil selenium levels, but... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Natalie R. Pritchett, Stephen L. Burgert, Gwen A. Murphy, John D. Brockman, Russell E. White, Justus Lando, Robert Chepkwony, Mark D. Topazian, Christian C. Abnet, Sanford M. Dawsey and Michael M. Mwachiro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

CCL5-CCR5 interactions modulate metabolic events during tumor onset to promote tumorigenesis
In earlier studies we have shown that CCL5 activation of CCR5 induces the proliferation and survival of breast cancer cells in a mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR)-dependent manner and that this is in part... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Darrin Gao, Lisa H. Cazares and Eleanor N. Fish Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Low level laser therapy (Photobiomodulation therapy) for breast cancer-related lymphedema: a systematic review
Breast cancer related lymphedema (BCRL) is a prevalent complication secondary to cancer treatments which significantly impacts the physical and psychological health of breast cancer survivors. Previous researc... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: G. David Baxter, Lizhou Liu, Simone Petrich, Angela Spontelli Gisselman, Cathy Chapple, Juanita J. Anders and Steve Tumilty Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protein kinase C α enhances migration of breast cancer cells through FOXC2-mediated repression of p120-catenin
Despite recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, metastasis remains the main cause of death. Since migration of tumor cells is considered a prerequisite for tumor cell invasion and meta... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 7, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Thao N. D. Pham, Bethany E. Perez White, Huiping Zhao, Fariborz Mortazavi and Debra A. Tonetti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis complicating cisplatin + radiation treatment for laryngeal cancer: a case report
Leukocytoclastic vasculitis is typically mediated by deposition of immune complexes and is related to many causes, including medication. To the best of our knowledge, leukocytoclastic vasculitis related to cis... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: J úlia Coelho França Quintanilha, Marília Berlofa Visacri, Laís Sampaio Amaral, Carmen Silvia Passos Lima, Maria Letícia Cintra and Patricia Moriel Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comparative gene co-expression network analysis of epithelial to mesenchymal transition reveals lung cancer progression stages
The epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) plays a key role in lung cancer progression and drug resistance. The dynamics and stability of gene expression patterns as cancer cells transition from E to M at ... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Daifeng Wang, John D. Haley and Patricia Thompson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Concordance of FDG PET/CT metabolic tumour volume versus DW-MRI functional tumour volume with T2-weighted anatomical tumour volume in cervical cancer
18F –fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography with computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) has been employed to define radiotherapy targets using a threshold based on the standardised ... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Alta Y. T. Lai, Jose A. U. Perucho, Xiaopei Xu, Edward S. Hui and Elaine Y. P. Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Overexpression of Cullin7 is associated with hepatocellular carcinoma progression and pathogenesis
Overexpression of Cullin7 is associated with some types of malignancies. However, the part of Cullin7 in hepatocellular carcinoma remains unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of Cullin7 i... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jun An, Zhigang Zhang, Zhiyong Liu, Ruizhi Wang, Dayang Hui and Yi Jin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Radiomics based analysis to predict local control and survival in hepatocellular carcinoma patients treated with volumetric modulated arc therapy
To appraise the ability of a radiomics based analysis to predict local response and overall survival for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Luca Cozzi, Nicola Dinapoli, Antonella Fogliata, Wei-Chung Hsu, Giacomo Reggiori, Francesca Lobefalo, Margarita Kirienko, Martina Sollini, Davide Franceschini, Tiziana Comito, Ciro Franzese, Marta Scorsetti and Po-Ming Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Study protocol for a cluster-randomized trial to compare human papillomavirus based cervical cancer screening in community-health campaigns versus health facilities in western Kenya
Despite guidelines for cervical cancer prevention in low-resource countries, a very small proportion of women in these settings undergo screening, and even fewer women are successfully treated. Using pilot dat... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Megan J. Huchko, James G. Kahn, Jennifer S. Smith, Robert A. Hiatt, Craig R. Cohen and Elizabeth Bukusi Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Decreased expression of the β2 integrin on tumor cells is associated with a reduction in liver metastasis of colorectal cancer in mice
Lymphocyte Function-Associated Antigen-1 (LFA-1; CD18/CD11a) is one of the main adhesion molecules used by immune cells to infiltrate the liver under inflammatory conditions. Recently, the expression of this i... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 6, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Aitor Benedicto, Joana Marquez, Alba Herrero, Elvira Olaso, Elzbieta Kolaczkowska and Beatriz Arteta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relevance of matrix metalloproteases in non-small cell lung cancer diagnosis
The need for novel biomarkers that could aid in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) detection, together with the relevance of Matrix Metalloproteases (MMPs) -1, -2, -7, -9 and -10 in lung tumorigenesis, prompte... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Sonia Blanco-Prieto, Leticia Barcia-Castro, Mar ía Páez de la Cadena, Francisco Javier Rodríguez-Berrocal, Lorena Vázquez-Iglesias, María Isabel Botana-Rial, Alberto Fernández-Villar and Loretta De Chiara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of the association of mammographic density and clinical factors with ductal carcinoma in situ versus invasive ductal breast cancer in Korean women
In spite of the increasing incidence of in situ breast cancer, the information about the risk factors of in situ breast cancer (DCIS) is scarce as compared to the information available for invasive ductal brea... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hyeonyoung Ko, Jinyoung Shin, Jeong Eon Lee, Seok Jin Nam, Tuong Linh Nguyen, John Llewelyn Hopper and Yun-Mi Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A partially supervised physical activity program for adult and adolescent survivors of childhood cancer (SURfit): study design of a randomized controlled trial [NCT02730767]
Beyond survival of nowadays>80%, modern childhood cancer treatment strives to preserve long-term health and quality of life. However, the majority of today ’s survivors suffer from short- and long-term adverse... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Corina S. Rueegg, Susi Kriemler, Simeon J. Zuercher, Christina Schindera, Andrea Renner, Helge Hebestreit, Christian Meier, Prisca Eser and Nicolas X. von der Weid Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Insulin-like growth factor receptor and sphingosine kinase are prognostic and therapeutic targets in breast cancer
Targeting the type 1 insulin-like growth factor receptor (IGF1R) in breast cancer remains an ongoing clinical challenge. Oncogenic IGF1R-signaling occurs via activation of PI3K/AKT/MAPK downstream mediators wh... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Aleksandra M. Ochnik and Robert C. Baxter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence of breast cancer in Chinese women exposed to the 1959 –1961 great Chinese famine
The association of malnutrition in early life with breast cancer risk has been studied in Europe by investigating survivors of the Dutch Hunger Winter Famine, but not in China. We evaluated the effect of expos... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dandan He, Yuan Fang, Marc J. Gunter, Dongli Xu, Yanping Zhao, Jie Zhou, Hong Fang and Wang Hong Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prediction of postoperative inflammatory complications after esophageal cancer surgery based on early changes in the C-reactive protein level in patients who received perioperative steroid therapy and enhanced recovery after surgery care: a retrospective analysis
Serum C-reactive protein (CRP) level can be an indicator of the early stage of infectious complications. However, its utility in advanced esophageal cancer patients who receive radical esophagectomy with two- ... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kazuki Kano, Toru Aoyama, Tetsushi Nakajima, Yukio Maezawa, Tsutomu Hayashi, Takanobu Yamada, Tsutomu Sato, Takashi Oshima, Yasushi Rino, Munetaka Masuda, Haruhiko Cho, Takaki Yoshikawa and Takashi Ogata Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical significance of PCDH10 promoter methylation in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
PCDH10, one of the non-clustered protocadherins, is identified as a tumor suppressor gene in many tumors. Recently, promoter methylation of PCDH10 was found in diffuse large B-cell lym... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Wenting Huang, Xuemin Xue, Ling Shan, Tian Qiu, Lei Guo, Jianming Ying and Ning Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

EpCAM expression in squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix detected by monoclonal antibody to the membrane-proximal part of EpCAM
Epithelial cell adhesion molecule (EpCAM) is a promising biomarker for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the uterine cervix, because it is over-expressed in various cancers of epithelial origin. However, EpCAM ... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Warangkana Chantima, Charin Thepthai, Pornsuk Cheunsuchon and Tararaj Dharakul Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High-precision radiotherapy of motor deficits due to metastatic spinal cord compression (PRE-MODE): a multicenter phase 2 study
For metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC), conventional radiotherapy with 10  × 3 Gy in 2 weeks results in better local progression-free survival (LPFS) than 5 × 4 Gy in 1 week. Since patients with MSCC are... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dirk Rades, Jon Cacicedo, Antonio J. Conde-Moreno, Claudia Doemer, J ürgen Dunst, Darejan Lomidze, Barbara Segedin, Denise Olbrich and Niels Henrik Holländer Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Google as a cancer control tool in Queensland
Recent advances in methodologies utilizing “big data” have allowed researchers to investigate the use of common internet search engines as a real time tool to track disease. Little is known about its utility w... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 4, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Xiaodong Huang, Peter Baade, Danny R. Youlden, Philippa H. Youl, Wenbiao Hu and Michael G. Kimlin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of incidental breast cancer and precursor lesions in autopsy studies: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Autopsy studies demonstrate the prevalence pool of incidental breast cancer in the population, but estimates are uncertain due to small numbers in any primary study. We aimed to conduct a systematic review of ... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 2, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Elizabeth T. Thomas, Chris Del Mar, Paul Glasziou, Gordon Wright, Alexandra Barratt and Katy J. L. Bell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Histone profiling reveals the H1.3 histone variant as a prognostic biomarker for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
Epigenetic alterations have been recognized as important contributors to the pathogenesis of PDAC. However, the role of histone variants in pancreatic tumor progression is still not completely understood. The ... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 2, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Monika Bauden, Theresa Kristl, Agata Sasor, Bodil Andersson, Gy örgy Marko-Varga, Roland Andersson and Daniel Ansari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Partnering around cancer clinical trials (PACCT): study protocol for a randomized trial of a patient and physician communication intervention to increase minority accrual to prostate cancer clinical trials
Cancer clinical trials are essential for testing new treatments and represent state-of-the-art cancer treatment, but only a small percentage of patients ever enroll in a trial. Under-enrollment is an even grea... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 2, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Susan Eggly, Lauren M. Hamel, Elisabeth Heath, Mark A. Manning, Terrance L. Albrecht, Ellen Barton, Mark Wojda, Tanina Foster, Michael Carducci, Dina Lansey, Ting Wang, Rehab Abdallah, Narineh Abrahamian, Seongho Kim, Nicole Senft and Louis A. Penner Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Assessing the outcomes of HIV-infected persons receiving treatment for Kaposi sarcoma in Conakry-Guinea
M édecins Sans Frontières is supporting comprehensive HIV care and treatment for Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) in Guinea, where antiretroviral coverage is low and access to KS treatment is very limited. We aimed to evalu... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 2, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cavin E. Bekolo, Mohamed M. Soumah, Ousseni W. Tiemtore, Abdourahimi Diallo, Joseph-Desire Yuma, Letizia Di Stefano, Carol Metcalf and Mohamed Cisse Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Characteristics and outcome in patients with non-specific symptoms and signs of cancer referred to a fast track cancer patient pathway; a retrospective cohort study
In 2012 a new cancer patient pathway for patients with non-specific symptoms and signs of cancer (NSSC-CPP) was introduced in Denmark. Limited information is available about the patients referred to the NSSC-C... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 2, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Sara Falk J ørgensen, Pernille Ravn, Søren Thorsen and Signe Westring Worm Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Immunohistochemistry defined subtypes of breast cancer in 678 Sudanese and Eritrean women; hospitals based case series
Breast cancer is the most common malignancy accounting for 25% of all cancers in females. In Africa, breast cancer prevalence and mortality are steadily increasing. Knowledge of hormone receptors and human epi... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 1, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Asmerom Tesfamariam Sengal, Nada Suliman Haj-Mukhtar, Ahmed Mohammed Elhaj, Shahinaz Bedri, Eva Johanna Kantelhardt and Ahmed A. Mohamedani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

MicroRNA profile in HBV-induced infection and hepatocellular carcinoma
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) exhibit essential regulatory functions related to cell growth, apoptosis, development and differentiation. Dysregulated expression of miRNAs is associated with a wide variety of human diseas... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - December 1, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Guanyu Wang, Fulu Dong, Zhiyao Xu, Sherven Sharma, Xiaotong Hu, Dafang Chen, Lumin Zhang, Jinping Zhang and Qinghua Dong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Thymoma with acute gastric volvulus: a case report
Acute gastric volvulus (GV) is a rare disease with high mortality rate often associated with anatomic abnormalities. Thymoma is the most common neoplasm located in the anterior mediastinum. There is no reporte... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 29, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ailing Liu, Xin Gao and Lin Zhao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Isolation and characterization of a new naturally immortalized human breast carcinoma cell line, KAIMRC1
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancer and a leading cause of death in women. Up to date the most commonly used breast cancer cell lines are originating from Caucasians or Afro-Americans but rarely cel... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 29, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Rizwan Ali, Nosaibah Samman, Hajar Al Zahrani, Atef Nehdi, Sabhi Rahman, Abdul Latif Khan, Mohamed Al Balwi, Lolwah Abdullah Alriyees, Manal Alzaid, Ahmed Al Askar and Mohamed Boudjelal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intra-tumor heterogeneity in breast cancer has limited impact on transcriptomic-based molecular profiling
Transcriptomic profiling of breast tumors provides opportunity for subtyping and molecular-based patient stratification. In diagnostic applications the specimen profiled should be representative of the express... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 29, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Govindasamy-Muralidharan Karthik, Mattias Rantalainen, Gustav St ålhammar, John Lövrot, Ikram Ullah, Amjad Alkodsi, Ran Ma, Lena Wedlund, Johan Lindberg, Jan Frisell, Jonas Bergh and Johan Hartman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Robust expression of tumor suppressor miRNA ’s let-7 and miR-195 detected in plasma of Saudi female breast cancer patients
Female breast cancer is frequently diagnosed at a later stage and the leading cause of cancer deaths world-wide. Levels of cell-free circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) can potentially be used as biomarkers to meas... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Amal Qattan, Haya Intabli, Wafa Alkhayal, Chafica Eltabache, Taher Tweigieri and Suad Bin Amer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unfavorable impact of cancer cachexia on activity of daily living and need for inpatient care in elderly patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in Japan: a prospective longitudinal observational study
Cancer cachexia in elderly patients may substantially impact physical function and medical dependency. The aim of this study was to estimate the impact of cachexia on activity of daily living (ADL), length of ... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tateaki Naito, Taro Okayama, Takashi Aoyama, Takuya Ohashi, Yoshiyuki Masuda, Madoka Kimura, Hitomi Shiozaki, Haruyasu Murakami, Hirotsugu Kenmotsu, Tetsuhiko Taira, Akira Ono, Kazushige Wakuda, Hisao Imai, Takuya Oyakawa, Takeshi Ishii, Shota Omori & hel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The enablers, barriers and preferences of accessing radiation therapy facilities in the rural developed world – a systematic review
Utilisation of radiation therapy for regional Australia and around the world has been the focus of much health policy the last decade. Radiation therapy centres have been built in Australian regional and rural... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Sandra C. Thompson, Shelley Cheetham and Siddhartha Baxi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serum albumin level as a potential marker for deciding chemotherapy or best supportive care in elderly, advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients with poor performance status
There have been few data on the chemotherapy in elderly advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with poor performance status (PS), and usefulness of chemotherapy for such patients remains unclear.... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Satoshi Ikeda, Hiroshige Yoshioka, Satoshi Ikeo, Mitsunori Morita, Naoyuki Sone, Takashi Niwa, Akihiro Nishiyama, Toshihide Yokoyama, Akimasa Sekine, Takashi Ogura and Tadashi Ishida Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Subjective cognitive impairment and brain structural networks in Chinese gynaecological cancer survivors compared with age-matched controls: a cross-sectional study
Subjective cognitive impairment can be a significant and prevalent problem for gynaecological cancer survivors. The aims of this study were to assess subjective cognitive functioning in gynaecological cancer s... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yingchun Zeng, Andy S. K. Cheng, Ting Song, Xiujie Sheng, Yang Zhang, Xiangyu Liu and Chetwyn C. H. Chan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sertad1 antagonizes iASPP function by hindering its entrance into nuclei to interact with P53 in leukemic cells
As the important suppressor of P53, iASPP is found to be overexpressed in leukemia, and functions as oncogene that inhibited apoptosis of leukemia cells. Sertad1 is identified as one of the proteins that can b... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Shaowei Qiu, Shuang Liu, Tengteng Yu, Jing Yu, Min Wang, Qing Rao, Haiyan Xing, Kejing Tang, Yinchang Mi and Jianxiang Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Smoking and alcohol cessation intervention in relation to radical cystectomy: a qualitative study of cancer patients ’ experiences
Despite smoking and risky alcohol drinking being modifiable risk factors for cancer as well as postoperative complications, perioperative cessation counselling is often ignored. Little is known about how cance... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 25, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Susanne Vahr Lauridsen, Thordis Thomsen, Gudrun Kaldan, Line Noes Lydom and Hanne T ønnesen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Estimating the value of point-of-care HPV testing in three low- and middle-income countries: a modeling study
Where resources are available, the World Health Organization recommends cervical cancer screening with human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing and subsequent treatment of HPV-positive women with timely cryother... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 25, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Nicole G. Campos, Vivien Tsu, Jose Jeronimo, Mercy Mvundura and Jane J. Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and types of high-risk human papillomaviruses in head and neck cancers from Bangladesh
There is a dramatic rise in the incidence of Human papillomavirus (HPV) – associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) in the world, with considerable variation by geography, gender and ethnicity. ... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 25, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mushfiq H. Shaikh, Aminul I. Khan, Anwar Sadat, Ahmed H. Chowdhury, Shahed A. Jinnah, Vinod Gopalan, Alfred K. Lam, Daniel T. W. Clarke, Nigel A. J. McMillan and Newell W. Johnson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intermediate PSA half-life after neoadjuvant hormone therapy predicts reduced risk of castration-resistant prostate cancer development after radical prostatectomy
The magnitude and rapidity of the tumor response to androgen deprivation is known to predict the durability of the therapy. We have investigated the predictive value of categorizing patients by the half-life o... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yong Jin Kang, Won Sik Jang, Jong Kyou Kwon, Cheol Yong Yoon, Joo Yong Lee, Won Sik Ham and Young Deuk Choi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient- and treatment-related risk factors associated with neck muscle spasm in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients after intensity-modulated radiotherapy
To evaluate the incidence of neck muscle spasm in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients that received intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), and to analyse the patient- and treatment-related risk factors a... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Lu-Lu Zhang, Guan-Qun Zhou, Zhen-Yu Qi, Xiao-Jun He, Jia-Xiang Li, Ling-Long Tang, Yan-Ping Mao, Ai-Hua Lin, Jun Ma and Ying Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multi-region and single-cell sequencing reveal variable genomic heterogeneity in rectal cancer
Colorectal cancer is a heterogeneous group of malignancies with complex molecular subtypes. While colon cancer has been widely investigated, studies on rectal cancer are very limited. Here, we performed multi-... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mingshan Liu, Yang Liu, Jiabo Di, Zhe Su, Hong Yang, Beihai Jiang, Zaozao Wang, Meng Zhuang, Fan Bai and Xiangqian Su Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An orthotopic xenograft model for high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in mice: influence of mouse strain, tumor cell count, dwell time and bladder pretreatment
Novel theranostic options for high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer are urgently needed. This requires a thorough evaluation of experimental approaches in animal models best possibly reflecting human di... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Doreen Huebner, Christiane Rieger, Ralf Bergmann, Martin Ullrich, Sebastian Meister, Marieta Toma, Ralf Wiedemuth, Achim Temme, Vladimir Novotny, Manfred P. Wirth, Michael Bachmann, Jens Pietzsch and Susanne Fuessel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

King ’s Health Partners’ Prostate Cancer Biobank (KHP PCaBB)
The KHP PCaBB was established in 2013 and recruits donors from the Urology or Oncology Departments at Guy ’s Hospital in London (UK). Prostate cancer patients may be approached to give their consent for biobank... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: S. R. Saifuddin, W. Devlies, A. Santaolalla, F. Cahill, G. George, D. Enting, S. Rudman, P. Cathcart, B. Challacombe, P. Dasgupta, C. Galustian, A. Chandra, S. Chowdhury, C. Gillett and M. Van Hemelrijck Tags: Database Source Type: research

Prevalence of ESR1 E380Q mutation in tumor tissue and plasma from Japanese breast cancer patients
ESR1 mutations have attracted attention as a potentially important marker and treatment target in endocrine therapy-resistant breast cancer patients. The E380Q mutation, which is one o... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Takashi Takeshita, Yutaka Yamamoto, Mutsuko Yamamoto-Ibusuki, Aiko Sueta, Mai Tomiguchi, Keiichi Murakami, Yoko Omoto and Hirotaka Iwase Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The ANDROMEDA prospective cohort study: predictive value of combined criteria to tailor breast cancer screening and new opportunities from circulating markers: study protocol
In recent years growing interest has been posed on alternative ways to screen women for breast cancer involving different imaging techniques or adjusting screening interval by breast cancer risk estimates. A n... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Livia Giordano, Federica Gallo, Elisabetta Petracci, Giovanna Chiorino and Nereo Segnan Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Polymorphisms in ADH1B and ALDH2 genes associated with the increased risk of gastric cancer in West Bengal, India
Gastric cancer (GC) is one of the most frequently diagnosed digestive tract cancers and carries a high risk of mortality. Acetaldehyde (AA), a carcinogenic intermediate of ethanol metabolism contributes to the... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Sudakshina Ghosh, Biswabandhu Bankura, Soumee Ghosh, Makhan Lal Saha, Arup Kumar Pattanayak, Souvik Ghatak, Manalee Guha, Senthil Kumar Nachimuthu, Chinmoy Kumar Panda, Suvendu Maji, Subrata Chakraborty, Biswanath Maity and Madhusudan Das Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The risk and survival outcome of subsequent primary colorectal cancer after the first primary colorectal cancer: cases from 1973 to 2012
Among colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors, how the prior tumor location affects the risk of subsequent primary colorectal cancer (SPCRC) and the outcome of those suffering from SPCRC remain unknown. (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jiao Yang, Xianglin L. Du, Shuting Li, Yinying Wu, Meng Lv, Danfeng Dong, Lingxiao Zhang, Zheling Chen, Biyuan Wang, Fan Wang, Yanwei Shen, Enxiao Li, Min Yi and Jin Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Serial pseudoprogression of metastatic malignant melanoma in a patient treated with nivolumab: a case report
Pseudoprogression refers to a specific pattern of response sometimes observed in malignant melanoma patients receiving treatment with immune-checkpoint inhibitors. Although cases with pseudoprogression documen... (Source: BMC Cancer)
Source: BMC Cancer - November 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yukinori Ozaki, Junichi Shindoh, Yuji Miura, Hiromichi Nakajima, Ryosuke Oki, Miyuki Uchiyama, Jun Masuda, Keiichi Kinowaki, Chihiro Kondoh, Yuko Tanabe, Tsuyoshi Tanaka, Shusuke Haruta, Masaki Ueno, Shigehisa Kitano, Takeshi Fujii, Harushi Udagawa & hell Tags: Case report Source Type: research