Individualized prediction of survival benefit from primary tumor resection for patients with unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer
The impact of primary tumor resection (PTR) on the prognosis of unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients remains debatable. We aimed to develop several prognostic nomograms which could be usef... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yi Yang, Yujie Lu, Wen Jiang, Jinzhou Zhu and Su Yan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Frailty is a useful predictive marker of postoperative complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy
This study aimed to investigate perioperative details of frail patients who underwent pancreatectomy and whether frailty can be a ... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - August 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yutaka Nakano, Yuki Hirata, Tatsuya Shimogawara, Toru Yamada, Koki Mihara, Ryo Nishiyama, Shin Nishiya, Hideki Taniguchi and Tomohisa Egawa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinicopathological and prognostic significance of platelet-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) in gastric cancer: an updated meta-analysis
Pre-treatment PLR (platelet-lymphocyte ratio) was reported to be associated with the prognosis in gastric cancer (GC), but the results remain inconclusive. This meta-analysis aimed to investigate the prognosti... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Xunlei Zhang, Wenjing Zhao, Yang Yu, Xue Qi, Li Song, Chenfei Zhang, Guoxing Li and Lei Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research

COX-2 gene rs689466 polymorphism is associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer among Caucasians: a meta-analysis
Several studies have reported the Cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) rs689466 polymorphism as a susceptibility locus of colorectal cancer (CRC), but their findings are inconsistent. Thus, this meta-analysis was performe... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yong-Chen Zhang, Hui Zhao, Chen Chen and Mohammad Amzad Ali Tags: Research Source Type: research

Short- and long-term outcomes for transvaginal specimen extraction versus minilaparotomy after robotic anterior resection for colorectal cancer: a mono-institution retrospective study
Colorectal cancer resection surgery with transvaginal specimen extraction is becoming increasingly accepted and used by surgeons. However, few publications on robotic anterior sigmoid colon and rectal cancer r... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Gengmei Gao, Lan Chen, Rui Luo, Bo Tang and Taiyuan Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

PTC located in the upper pole is more prone to lateral lymph node metastasis and skip metastasis
Lateral lymph node metastasis (LLNM) is very common in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). The influence of tumour location on LLNM remains controversial. The purpose of this study was to reveal the association... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yi Dou, Daixing Hu, Yingji Chen, Wei Xiong, Qi Xiao and Xinliang Su Tags: Research Source Type: research

Colon metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma: a case report and literature review
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a malignant tumor with frequent intrahepatic metastases; extrahepatic metastases are not rare but less frequent compared to intrahepatic ones. The most frequent sites of extra... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yong-Ming Yu, Yi-Sheng Cao, Zhou Wu, Rong Huang and Zhong-Lei Shen Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prognostic value of lymphocyte to monocyte ratio in pancreatic cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis including 3338 patients
Recently, reports have classified lymphocyte to monocyte ratio (LMR) as an effective indicator for predicting the prognosis of pancreatic cancer. Nevertheless, the prognostic value of LMR for pancreatic cancer... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 25, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Shuwen Lin, Yinghua Fang, Zhikang Mo, Ye Lin, Chenggang Ji and Zhixiang Jian Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impairment-driven cancer rehabilitation in patients with neoplastic spinal cord compression using minimally invasive spine stabilization
Neoplastic spinal cord compression is a cause of severe disability in cancer patients. To prevent irreversible paraplegia, a structured strategy is required to address the various impairments present in cancer... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 25, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yukako Ishida, Hideki Shigematsu, Shinji Tsukamoto, Yasuhiko Morimoto, Eiichiro Iwata, Akinori Okuda, Sachiko Kawasaki, Masato Tanaka, Hiromasa Fujii, Yasuhito Tanaka and Akira Kido Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reclassification of tumor size for solitary HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma by minimum p value method: a large retrospective study
Tumor size is one of the most important issues for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treatment and prognosis, but the classification of it is still controversial. The aim of this study was to screen appropriate c... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 24, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hongzhi Liu, Yuan Yang, Chuanchun Chen, Lei Wang, Qizhen Huang, Jianxing Zeng, Kongying Lin, Yongyi Zeng, Pengfei Guo, Weiping Zhou and Jingfeng Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

The importance of primary tumor origin in gastrointestinal malignancies undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy
Appendiceal and colorectal cancers with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) can derive benefit from cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC). However, its role in gastric and ... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 23, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Natasha Leigh, Daniel Solomon, Eric Pletcher, Daniel M. Labow, Deepa R. Magge, Umut Sarpel and Benjamin J. Golas Tags: Research Source Type: research

Extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumor arising in the lesser omentum with a platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha (PDGFRA) mutation: a case report and literature review
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) arising from sites other than the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, termed extra-gastrointestinal stromal tumors (EGIST), are rare. Among EGIST, those with platelet-derived gr... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 23, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kohei Kanamori, Yukinori Yamagata, Yoshitaka Honma, Keiichi Date, Takeyuki Wada, Tsutomu Hayashi, Sho Otsuki, Shigeki Sekine, Takaki Yoshikawa, Hitoshi Katai and Toshiro Nishida Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Talc pleurodesis versus indwelling pleural catheter among patients with malignant pleural effusion: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Talc pleurodesis (TP) and indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) are used for the management of malignant pleural effusion (MPE). Our meta-analysis was conducted to assess the efficacy and safety of both treatments... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 23, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Li Wang, Huan Deng, Xinling Chen, Can Li, Fengming Yi, Yiping Wei and Wenxiong Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Efficacy of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) in the management of malignant ascites
The purpose of this study is to compare the difference of clinical efficacy between conventional intraperitoneal chemotherapy and HIPEC, so as to explore the clinical application value and advantages of HIPEC. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 22, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jie Jiao, Chengzhen Li, Guanying Yu, Lei Zhang, Xiaoyan Shi, Jingdu Yan, Houjun Zhang and Peiming Guo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Role of MMP-9 in epithelial-mesenchymal transition of thyroid cancer
The purpose of this study is to explore the role and mechanism of MMP-9 in the EMT process of thyroid cancer (TC), so as to provide a basis for clinical exploration of invasion and metastasis process of TC, lo... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 22, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yuanchun Li, Jing He, Feng Wang, Xin Wang, Fan Yang, Chunyang Zhao, Chunling Feng and Tiejun Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Direct comparison of magnetic resonance imaging and pathological shrinkage patterns of triple-negative breast cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy
We aimed to investigate the usefulness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and histopathological shrinkage patterns to formulate a predictive equation for estimating residual tumor size after neoadjuvant chemo... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Katsuhiro Yoshikawa, Mitsuaki Ishida, Naoki Kan, Hirotsugu Yanai, Koji Tsuta, Mitsugu Sekimoto and Tomoharu Sugie Tags: Research Source Type: research

Preoperative tumor biopsy results in more detected sentinel nodes than intraoperative biopsy in breast cancer patients
Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) plays a vital role in breast cancer surgery, and the identified number of sentinel nodes determines its accuracy for representing the status of the axillae. There are two type... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Chenxi Yuan, Xinzhao Wang, Zhaoyun Liu, Chao Li, Mengxue Bian, Jing Shan, Xiang Song, Zhiyong Yu and Jinming Yu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Conversion surgery for stage IV gastric cancer with a complete pathological response to nivolumab: a case report
Patients with stage IV gastric cancer have a poor prognosis despite the recent development of multidisciplinary treatments that include chemotherapy. However, conversion surgery has emerged as a promising stra... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ryu Matsumoto, Takaaki Arigami, Daisuke Matsushita, Keishi Okubo, Takako Tanaka, Shigehiro Yanagita, Ken Sasaki, Masahiro Noda, Yoshiaki Kita, Shinichiro Mori, Hiroshi Kurahara and Takao Ohtsuka Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Single versus double chest drains after pulmonary lobectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Previous randomized controlled trials have compared the efficacy and safety of single chest drain (SCD) and double chest drains (DCD) in the patients undergone pulmonary lobectomy, yet the results remain incon... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 20, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jinzhi You, Hailing Zhang, Wei Li, Ninghuang Dai and Zhongfeng Zheng Tags: Research Source Type: research

DCK is a promising prognostic biomarker and correlated with immune infiltrates in hepatocellular carcinoma
Deoxycytidine kinase (DCK), an enzyme in the nucleoside biosynthetic pathway, can affect the development of immune cells. However, the relationships between the expression of DCK, patient prognosis, and tumor-inf... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 20, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Danjun Song, Yining Wang, Kai Zhu, Lingyu Tian, Qiang Gao, Jian Zhou, Jia Fan and Xiaoying Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect and safety of preoperative biliary drainage in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma: an updated meta-analysis
The effect and safety of preoperative biliary drainage (PBD) in patients with perihilar cholangiocarcinoma are still controversial; the aim of our study is to evaluate all aspects of PBD. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Fei Teng, You-yin Tang, Jun-long Dai, Yongkun Li and Zhe-yu Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multidisciplinary treatment for colorectal liver metastases in elderly patients
Limited data describe the therapeutic practice and outcomes of colorectal liver metastases (CRLMs) in elderly patients. We aimed to evaluate the impact of age on multidisciplinary treatment for CRLMs. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 17, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Taigo Hata, Yoshihiro Mise, Yoshihiro Ono, Takafumi Sato, Yosuke Inoue, Hiromichi Ito, Yu Takahashi, Katsuhiko Yanaga and Akio Saiura Tags: Research Source Type: research

MicroRNA-136-3p inhibits glioma tumorigenesis in vitro and in vivo by targeting KLF7
This study aims to investigate the role of miR-136-3p in glioma development. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yanwu Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Feasibility of totally laparoscopic pylorus-preserving gastrectomy with intracorporeal gastro-gastrostomy for early gastric cancer: a retrospective cohort study
Pylorus-preserving gastrectomy (PPG) has been accepted as a function-preserving surgery for the treatment of early gastric cancer in East Asian countries. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the feasibilit... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yuji Akiyama, Akira Sasaki, Takeshi Iwaya, Ryosuke Fujisawa, Noriyuki Sasaki, Haruka Nikai, Fumitaka Endo, Shigeaki Baba, Yasushi Hasegawa, Toshimoto Kimura, Takeshi Takahara, Hiroyuki Nitta, Koki Otsuka and Keisuke Koeda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of reconstruction techniques after proximal gastrectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Additional studies comparing several reconstruction methods after proximal gastrectomy have been published; of note, it is necessary to update systematic reviews and meta-analysis from the current evidence-bas... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Zakari Shaibu, Zhihong Chen, Said Abdulrahman Salim Mzee, Acquah Theophilus and Isah Adamu Danbala Tags: Review Source Type: research

A comprehensive study on the oncogenic mutation and molecular pathology in Chinese lung adenocarcinoma patients
Several genetic driver alterations have been identified in micropapillary lung adenocarcinoma (MPA). However, the frequency of co-alteration of ROS1, EGFR, and EML4-ALK is yet unclear. Herein, we investigated the... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Xilin Zhang, Yan Jiang, Huanming Yu, Hui Xia and Xiang Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Inhibitory effect of endostar combined with radiotherapy on gastric cancer animal models
Inhibitory effect of endostar combined with radiotherapy on gastric cancer (GC) animal models and its effect on transforming growth factor- β1 (TGF-β1) and inter-leukin-10 (IL-10) were evaluated. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 15, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Qitian Chen, Ran Chen and Youhong Dong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transurethral needle electrode resection and transurethral holmium laser resection of bladder cancer
The aim of the present study was to explore the efficacy and safety of transurethral needle electrode resection and transurethral holmium laser resection of non-muscular invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 15, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yu Zhou, Zheng-Long Zhang, Mao-Hua Luo and Hua Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research

A nomogram to predict skip metastasis in papillary thyroid cancer
Skip metastases are defined as lateral lymph node metastasis (LNM) without the involvement of central LNM in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), and it is difficult to predict in clinical practice. Our study aimed... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 15, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Wenlong Wang, Zhi Yang and Qianhui Ouyang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Tumor volume is more reliable to predict nodal metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer of 3.0  cm or less in the greatest tumor diameter
In this study, we sought to evaluate the correlation between TV, GTD, and lymph node metastases in NSCLC patients with tumors of GTD ≤ 3.0 cm. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 15, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Bei Jia, Biao Chen, Hao Long, Tiehua Rong and Xiaodong Su Tags: Research Source Type: research

Short- and long-term outcomes of surgery for colorectal and non-colorectal liver metastasis: a report from a single center in the Baltic country
The liver is a major target organ for metastases of various types of cancers. Surgery is a well-established option for colorectal liver metastases (CRLM). Regarding the improved surgical and anesthetic techniq... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Rokas Ra čkauskas, Augustinas Baušys, Vitalijus Sokolovas, Marius Paškonis and Kęstutis Strupas Tags: Research Source Type: research

A comparison between pylorus-preserving and distal gastrectomy in surgical safety and functional benefit with gastric cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Due to better functional outcomes, pylorus-preserving gastrectomy (PPG) has been widely applied for early gastric cancer (EGC) patients as an alternative to distal gastrectomy (DG). However, controversies stil... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Xinyu Mao, Xinlei Xu, Hua Zhu, Chunpeng Ji, Xu Lu and Baolin Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Identification of six candidate genes for endometrial carcinoma by bioinformatics analysis
This study aimed to screen the candidate genes differentially expressed in EC by bioin... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yiming Zhu, Liang Shi, Ping Chen, Yingli Zhang and Tao Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Predictive factors for pleural drainage volume after uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: a single-institution retrospective study
To identify the predictive factors associated with pleural drainage volume (PDV) after uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ming-bo Tang, Jia-lin Li, Su-yan Tian, Xin-liang Gao and Wei Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Survival benefit of surgical resection after first-line triplet chemotherapy and bevacizumab in patients with initially unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer
Surgical resection of metastatic disease in patients with initially non-resectable colorectal cancer (CRC) has improved overall survival. Intensified chemotherapy regimens have increased the probability of con... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mahmoud A. Elshenawy, Ahmed Badran, Ali Aljubran, Ahmed Alzahrani, M. Shahzad Rauf, Abdelmoneim Eldali and Shouki Bazarbashi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Milan criteria in the MELD era —is it justifiable to extend the limits for orthotopic liver transplantation?
The Milan criteria (MC) are widely used for the indication of liver transplantation (LTx) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Good long-term results have also been reported following LTx for patients exceeding ... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 7, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mehmet Haluk Morgul, Philipp Felgendreff, Andreas Kienlein, Ulrich Gauger, Katrin Semmling, Hans-Michael Hau, Hans-Michael Tautenhahn and Michael Bartels Tags: Research Source Type: research

The feasibility and safety of complete laparoscopic extended right hemicolectomy with preservation of the ileocecal junction in right-transverse colon cancer
To evaluate the feasibility and safety of a new surgical method, complete laparoscopic extended right hemicolectomy with preservation of the ileocecal junction in right-transverse colon cancer. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 7, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hao Su, Hongliang Wu, Bing Mu, Mandula Bao, Shou Luo, Chuanduo Zhao, Qian Liu, Xishan Wang, Zhixiang Zhou and Haitao Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Rapid exacerbation featuring acute leukemoid reaction after retrolaparoscopic nephrectomy: a rare case report of renal cell carcinoma with postoperative comprehensive genomic profiling
Rapid lethal exacerbation and recurrence featuring acute leukemoid reaction (ALR) after retrolaparoscopic radical nephrectomy (RN) is a relatively rare clinical incident. Performing the reoperation for the pat... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Xuhui Zhang, Lijuan Yan, Xiaobin Yuan, Tao Bai, Lei Zhang and Shuaihong Han Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Chaperonin containing t-complex polypeptide 1 subunit 6A correlates with lymph node metastasis, abnormal carcinoembryonic antigen and poor survival profiles in non-small cell lung carcinoma
This study aimed to investigate the correlation of chaperonin containing t-complex polypeptide 1 subunit 6A (CCT6A) expression with clinicopathological features and survival profiles in non-small cell lung car... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Ting Zhang, Wang Shi, Ke Tian and Yushan Kong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Katanin P60: a potential biomarker for lymph node metastasis and prognosis for non-small cell lung cancer
This study aimed to assess the correlation of katanin P60 expression with clinical characteristics and survival profiles of surgical non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Lei Wang, Jicheng Tantai and Xiaoli Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Renal Hemangioblastoma with Mixed Mullerian tumour of endometrium: A tale of two rare primary tumours
Renal hemangioblastoma (RH) is a very rare benign tumour. Hemangioblastoma most commonly occurs in the central nervous system (CNS), and only few cases of RH have been reported as they occur most commonly as a... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Aparna Setia, Devender Kumar, Lovenish Bains, Pallavi Sharma, Anjali Tempe and Varuna Mallya Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The efficacy and safety of the addition of poly ADP-ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitors to therapy for ovarian cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
The purpose of this study was to explore the efficacy and tolerability of poly ADP-ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitors in patients with ovarian cancer. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 4, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Yingzhu Yang, Nannan Du, Laidi Xie, Jing Jiang, Jiahang Mo, Jiaze Hong, Danyi Mao, Derry Minyao Ng and Huiwei Shi Tags: Review Source Type: research

A rare case of recurrent epidermoid anal cancer treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy —case report
Anal cancer is a rare cancer with chemoradiation being the mainstay of treatment for locoregional presentation. In North America, the most common subtype is anal squamous cell carcinoma (epidermoid). A surgica... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 4, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Vera Pravong, Alexandre Brind ’Amour, Lucas Sidéris, Pierre Dubé and Jean-François Tremblay Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Gallbladder cancer with EGFR mutation and its response to GemOx with erlotinib: a case report and review of literature
Gallbladder cancer (GBC) is the most common and aggressive extra hepatic biliary tree cancer (BTC) with dismal outcome. Complete surgical resection is the treatment of choice. Chemotherapy is used for palliati... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 4, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kishan Soni, Tarun Kumar and Manoj Pandey Tags: Review Source Type: research

The efficacy and safety of combined immune checkpoint inhibitors (nivolumab plus ipilimumab): a systematic review and meta-analysis
Currently, nivolumab and ipilimumab are the most widely used immune checkpoint inhibitors. We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy and treatment-related adverse events (TRAEs) of nivolumab plus i... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jingjie Chen, Shengnan Li, Qigu Yao, Nannan Du, Xiaojun Fu, Yuanmei Lou, Mengru Wang, Feiyan Mao, Danyi Mao, Parikshit Asutosh Khadaroo and Yingying Tang Tags: Review Source Type: research

Comparison of non-schistosomal colorectal cancer and schistosomal colorectal cancer
The purpose of this study was to compare clinicopathological features of patients with non-schistosomal and schistosomal colorectal cancer to explore the effect of schistosomiasis on colorectal cancer (CRC) pa... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - July 1, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Weixia Wang, Kui Lu, Limei Wang, Hongyan Jing, Weiyu Pan, Sinian Huang, Yanchao Xu, Dacheng Bu, Meihong Cheng, Jing Liu, Jican Liu, Weidong Shen, Yingyi Zhang, Junxia Yao and Ting Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Upregulation of miR-1825 inhibits the progression of glioblastoma by suppressing CDK14 though Wnt/ β-catenin signaling pathway
Mounting evidences displayed that miRNAs play crucial roles in tumor initiation and development. However, the regulation and relevant mechanism of miR-1825 in glioblastoma (GBM) remain unclear. (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - June 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Fengqin Lu, Chunhong Li, Yuping Sun, Ting Jia, Na Li and Haiyan Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Kidney ventrally rotation technique in retroperitoneal robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for posterior hilar tumor: technical feasibility and preliminary results
The retroperitoneal robotic assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) is suitable for tumors locating on the posterior side of the kidney. However, the posterior hilar tumor poses an additional surgical challenge du... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - June 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Xiaotao Yin, Sinan Jiang, Zhiqiang Shao, Yongliang Lu, Jiaxiang Guo, Yi Xiao, Xiaoying Zhu, Hualiang Yu, Han Ma, Yu Yang and Jiangping Gao Tags: Technical innovations Source Type: research

Prediction and identification of immune genes related to the prognosis of patients with colon adenocarcinoma and its mechanisms
Colon adenocarcinoma (COAD) is a gastrointestinal tumor with a high degree of malignancy. Its deterioration process is closely related to the tumor microenvironment, and transcription factors (TF) play a regul... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - June 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Sihan Chen, G. D. Cao, Wu Wei, Lu Yida, He Xiaobo, Yang Lei, Chen Ke, Bo Chen and Mao Ming Xiong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patterns of recurrence in adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction: a retrospective study
The prognosis of adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG) is poor. Understanding the postoperative recurrence pattern of AEG is helpful to verify the effectiveness of treatment and optimize subsequ... (Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology)
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology - June 27, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Haitao Xu, Lianguo Zhang, Jing Miao, Shuai Liu, Hongjian Liu, Teng Jia and Qingguang Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research