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Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141395/beliefs-and-intentions-to-undergo-lung-cancer-screening-among-korean-males
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Nhung Cam Bui, Yoon Young Le, Mina Suh, Boyoung Park, Hyunsoon Cho, Yeol Kim, Kui Son Choi
Purpose: Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) has been reported as an effective screening method for lung cancer in high-risk populations. We aimed to examine willingness to be screened among Korean males using LDCT and to determine factors associated with lung cancer screening intentions (LCS) based on the Health Belief Model (HBM). Materials and Methods: Data were obtained from the 2015 Korean National Cancer Screening Survey, a cross-sectional survey that utilized nationally representative random sampling...
November 16, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141394/proximal-resection-margins-more-prognostic-than-distal-resection-margins-in-patients-undergoing-hilar-cholangiocarcinoma-resection
#2
Tae Yoo, Sang-Jae Park, Sung-Sik Han, Seong Hoon Kim, Seung Duk Lee, Tae Hyun Kim, Soon-Ae Lee, Sang Myung Woo, Woo Jin Lee, Eun Kyung Hong
Purpose: Even though the therapeutic gold standard of hilar cholangiocarcinoma(HCCA) resection is cancer-free resection margin(RM), surgical treatment still remains challenging. This study evaluated the prognostic significance of RM status in resected HCCA patients and identified survival prognostic factors. Materials and Methods: We reviewed records of 96 HCCA patients who underwent surgery from 2001 to 2012 and analyzed the RM status and prognostic factors that affecting survival...
November 16, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141398/the-prognostic-significance-of-notch1-and-fatty-acid-binding-protein-7-fabp7-expression-in-resected-tracheobronchial-adenoid-cystic-carcinoma-a-multicenter-retrospective-study
#3
Mian Xie, Xiaojun Wu, Jinjun Zhang, Chaosheng He, Shenhai Wei, Junyao Huang, Xinge Fu, Yingying Gu
Purpose: Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the trachea and bronchus is a rare tumor. Although MYB-NFIB oncogene fusion and Notch1 mutation have been identified in adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC), little is known about the expression and clinical significance of Notch1 and its target gene fatty acid binding protein 7 (FABP7) in tracheobronchial ACC. Materials and Methods: Primary tracheobronchial ACC that were resected between 1998 and 2014 were identified through the pathology and oncology database from five thoracic oncology centers in China...
November 15, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141397/supporting-low-income-cancer-patients-recommendations-for-the-public-financial-aid-program-in-the-republic-of-korea
#4
Hye Sook Min, Hyung Kook Yang, Keeho Park
Purpose: As the recent term of "financial toxicity" implies, cancer causes a treatment-related financial harm. Financial Aid Program for Cancer Patient (FAPCP) is a government's financial support for low-income patients in the Republic of Korea. This study aimed to describe FAPCP applicants' condition and to investigate factors influencing financial burden, which would provide the basis for implementing a strategy for FAPCP administration. Materials and Methods: The telephone survey results from 2,700 FAPCP participants were analyzed, including demographic, socioeconomic, and disease characteristics and experiences associated with financial burden and the actions or measures to cope with them...
November 15, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141396/proposal-of-a-pretreatment-nomogram-for-predicting-local-recurrence-after-intensity-modulated-radiation-therapy-in-t4-nasopharyngeal-carcinoma-a-retrospective-review-of-415-chinese-patients
#5
Lu-Lu Zhang, Yi-Yang Li, Jiang Hu, Guan-Qun Zhou, Lei Chen, Wen-Fei Li, Ai-Hua Lin, Jun Ma, Zhen-Yu Qi, Ying Sun
Purpose: Local relapse-free survival (LRFS) differs widely among patients with T4 category nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). We aimed to build a nomogram incorporating clinicopathological information to predict LRFS in T4 NPC after definitive intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). Methods and Materials: Retrospective study of 415 Chinese patients with non-metastatic T4 NPC treated with definitive IMRT with or without chemotherapy at our cancer center between October 2009 and September 2013...
November 15, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29129044/anti-sema3a-antibody-a-novel-therapeutic-agent-to-suppress-gbm-tumor-growth
#6
Jaehyun Lee, Yong Jae Shin, Kyoungmin Lee, Hee Jin Cho, Jason K Sa, Sang-Yun Lee, Seok-Hyung Kim, Jeongwu Lee, Yeup Yoon, Do-Hyun Nam
Purpose: Glioblastoma (GBM) is classified as one of the most aggressive and lethal brain tumor. Great strides have been made in understanding the genomic and molecular underpinnings of GBM, which translated into development of new therapeutic approaches to combat such deadly disease. However, there are only few therapeutic agents that can effectively inhibit GBM invasion in a clinical framework. In an effort to address such challenges, we have generated anti-SEMA3A monoclonal antibody as a potential therapeutic antibody against GBM progression...
November 10, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121714/everolimus-plus-ku0063794-regimen-promotes-anticancer-effects-against-hepatocellular-carcinoma-cells-through-the-paradoxical-inhibition-of-autophagy
#7
Sang Chul Lee, Kee-Hwan Kim, Ok-Hee Kim, Sang Kuon Lee, Ha-Eun Hong, Byung Jo Choi, Wonjun Jeong, Say-June Kim
Purpose: Everolimus only inhibits mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1), whereas Ku0063794 inhibits both mTORC1 and mTORC2. Although they have similar anticancer effects, their combination has a synergistic effect against hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cells. We aimed to determine the mechanism underlying the synergistic effects of everolimus and Ku0063794 associated with autophagy in HCC cells. Materials and Methods: We compared the effects of everolimus and Ku0063794, individually or in combination, on both the in vitro and in vivo models of HCCs...
November 9, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121713/health-related-quality-of-life-in-non-hodgkin-lymphoma-survivors-a-prospective-cohort-study
#8
Danbee Kang, Juhee Cho, ImRyung Kim, Mi Kyung Kim, Won Seog Kim, Seok Jin Kim
Purpose: We evaluated health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in long-term survivors of indolent and aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Materials and methods: The HRQOL was assessed by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality-of-Life questionnaire Core 30 (EORTC QLQ-C30) at diagnosis in NHL patients between 2008 and 2011, and follow-up evaluation was conducted from June 2014 to Feb 2015 using EORTC QLQ-C30 and the quality of life in cancer survivors (QOL-CS) questionnaire...
November 9, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29081216/long-noncoding-rna-heih-promotes-colorectal-cancer-tumorigenesis-via-counteracting-mir-939%C3%A2-mediated-transcriptional-repression-of-bcl-xl
#9
Chunhui Cui, Duanyang Zhai, Lianxu Cai, Qiaobin Duan, Lang Xie, Jinlong Yu
Purpose: Studies have found that long noncoding RNA HEIH (lncRNA-HEIH) is upregulated and facilitates hepatocellular carcinoma tumor growth. However, its clinical significances, roles and action mechanism in colorectal cancer (CRC) remains unidentified. Materials and Methods: lncRNA-HEIH expression in CRC tissues and cell lines was measured by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction. Cell Counting Kit-8, ethynyl deoxyuridine incorporation assay, terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase dUTP nick end labeling staining, and nude mice xenografts assays were performed to investigate the roles of lncRNA-HEIH...
October 30, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29081218/effects-of-aspirin-nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory-drugs-statin-and-cox2-inhibitor-on-the-developments-of-urological-malignancies-a-population-based-study-with-10-year-follow-up-data-in-korea
#10
Minyong Kang, Ja Hyeon Ku, Cheol Kwak, Hyeon Hoe Kim, Chang Wook Jeong
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), statin and cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) inhibitor on the development of kidney, prostate and urothelial cancers by analyzing the Korean National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort (NHIS-NSC) database. Materials and Methods: Among a representative sample cohort of 1,025,340 participants in NHIS-NSC database in 2002, we extracted data of 799,850 individuals who visited the hospital more than once, and finally included 321,122 individuals aged 40 and older...
October 27, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29081217/patterns-of-rectal-cancer-radiotherapy-adopting-evidence-based-medicine-an-analysis-of-the-national-database-from-2005-to-2016
#11
Hae Jin Park, Sanghyun Cho, Yoon Kim
Purpose: Not many studies have evaluated the adoption and dissemination of evidence-based medicine in rectal cancer radiotherapy. We aimed to analyze the differences by institutional characteristics and geography in adopting evidence-based care for rectal cancer radiotherapy and factors affecting the adoption in Korea. Methods and Materials Korean National Health Insurance Service claims database was used. All rectal cancer patients treated with radical surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) at the same institution in 2005-2016 were included in this study...
October 27, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29081219/the-prognostic-impact-of-the-number-of-metastatic-lymph-nodes-and-a-new-prognostic-scoring-system-for-recurrence-in-early-stage-cervical-cancer-with-high-risk-factors-a-multicenter-cohort-study-krog-15-04
#12
Jeanny Kwon, Keun-Young Eom, Young Seok Kim, Won Park, Mison Chun, Jihae Lee, Yong Bae Kim, Won Sup Yoon, Jin Hee Kim, Jin Hwa Choi, Sei Kyung Chang, Bae Kwon Jeong, Seok Ho Lee, Jihye Cha
Purpose: We aimed to assess prognostic value of metastatic pelvic lymph node (mPLN) in early-stage cervical cancer treated with radical surgery followed by postoperative chemoradiotherapy. Also, we sought to define a high-risk group using prognosticators for recurrence. Materials and Methods: A multicenter retrospective study was conducted using the data from13 Korean institutions from 2000 to 2010. A total of 249 IB-IIA patients with high-risk factors were included...
October 24, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29059719/comparison-of-clinical-features-and-outcomes-in-epithelial-ovarian-cancer-according-to-tumorigenicity-in-patient-derived-xenograft-models
#13
Kyung Jin Eoh, Young Shin Chung, So Hyun Lee, Sun-Ae Park, Hee Jung Kim, Wookyeom Yang, In Ok Lee, Jung-Yun Lee, Hanbyoul Cho, Doo Byung Chay, Sunghoon Kim, Sang Wun Kim, Jae-Hoon Kim, Young Tae Kim, Eun Ji Nam
Purpose: Although the use of xenograft models is increasing, few studies have compared the clinical features or outcomes of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) patients according to the tumorigenicity of engrafted specimens. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether tumorigenicity was associated with the clinical features and outcomes of EOC patients. Materials and Methods: Eighty-eight EOC patients who underwent primary or interval debulking surgery from June 2014 to December 2015 were included...
October 17, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025258/microrna-373-inhibits-cell-proliferation-and-invasion-via-targeting-brf2-in-human-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-a549-cell-line
#14
Lei Wang, Junfeng Qu, Li Zhou, Fei Liao, Ju Wang
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the biological role and mechanism of miR-373 targeting of TFIIB-related factor 2 (BRF2) in the regulation of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells. Methods: miRNA microarray chip analysis of four paired NSCLC and adjacent non-tumor tissues was performed. Quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) and western blotting were used to detect the expression levels of miR-373 and BRF2 in NSCLC tissues and cell lines...
October 12, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025257/utility-of-the-national-lung-screening-trial-criteria-for-estimation-of-lung-cancer-in-the-korean-population
#15
Ye Jin Lee, Sun Mi Choi, Jinwoo Lee, Chang-Hoon Lee, Sang-Min Lee, Chul-Gyu Yoo, Young Whan Kim, Sung Koo Han, Young Sik Park
Purpose: Screening for lung cancer in high-risk patients using the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) criteria resulted in a decreased lung cancer-related mortality rate. However, whether these criteria are applicable to the Korean has not been investigated thus far. Therefore, we estimated the utility of the NLST criteria as a screening tool for lung cancer in the Korean population. Materials and Methods: The total number of newly diagnosed lung cancer cases in 2013 was obtained from the Korea National Statistical Office...
October 12, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29020731/clinical-risk-factors-influencing-dental-developmental-disturbances-in-childhood-cancer-survivors
#16
Chung-Min Kang, Seung Min Hahn, Hyo Sun Kim, Chuhl Joo Lyu, Jae-Ho Lee, Jinae Lee, Jung Woo Han
Purpose: Although studies regarding dental developmental disturbances after childhood cancer treatment have increased, they have many limitations. Studies analyzing the significance of independent clinical risk factors with regard to the dental health status are also rare. We aimed to investigate the risk factors for dental developmental disturbances, particularly severe disturbances, in childhood cancer survivors (CCS). Materials and Methods: Oral examinations and retrospective reviews of medical and panoramic radiographs were performed for 196 CCS (mean age, 15...
October 10, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29020732/detection-of-germline-mutations-in-patients-with-epithelial-ovarian-cancer-using-multi-gene-panels-beyond-brca1-2
#17
Kyung Jin Eoh, Ji Eun Kim, Hyung Seok Park, Seung-Tae Lee, Ji Soo Park, Jung Woo Han, Jung-Yun Lee, Sunghoon Kim, Sang Wun Kim, Jae Hoon Kim, Young Tae Kim, Eun Ji Nam
Purpose: Next-generation sequencing (NGS) allows simultaneous sequencing of multiple cancer susceptibility genes and may represent a more efficient and less expensive approach than sequential testing. We assessed the frequency of germline mutations in individuals with epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC), using multi-gene panels and NGS. Materials and Methods: Patients with EOC (n=117) with/without a family history of breast or ovarian cancer were recruited consecutively, from March 2016 to December 2016...
September 27, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28934846/egfr-mutation-status-in-lung-adenocarcinoma-associated-malignant-pleural-effusion-and-efficacy-of-egfr-tyrosine-kinase-inhibitors
#18
Jiyoul Yang, Ok-Jun Lee, Seung-Myoung Son, Chang Gok Woo, Yusook Jeong, Yaewon Yang, Jihyun Kwon, Ki Hyeong Lee, Hye Sook Han
Purpose: Malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) are often observed in lung cancer, particularly adenocarcinoma. The aim of this study was to investigate epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation status in lung adenocarcinoma-associated MPEs (LA-MPEs) and its correlation with efficacy of EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy. Methods: Samples comprised 40 cell blocks of pathologically-confirmed LA-MPEs collected before the start of EGFR TKI therapy. EGFR mutation status was re-evaluated by peptide nucleic acid clamping and the clinical outcomes of EGFR TKI-treated patients were analyzed retrospectively...
September 19, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28934848/profiling-of-serum-metabolites-using-maldi-tof-and-triple-tof-mass-spectrometry-to-develop-a-screen-for-ovarian-cancer
#19
Jun Hwa Lee, Yun Hwan Kim, Kyung-Hee Kim, Jae Youl Cho, Sang Myung Woo, Byong Chul Yoo, Seung Cheol Kim
Purpose: We sought to develop a matrix assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight (MALDI-TOF)-based, ovarian cancer (OVC), low-mass-ion discriminant equation (LOME) and to evaluate a possible supportive role for triple-TOF mass analysis in identifying metabolic biomarkers. Materials and Methods: A total of 114 serum samples from patients with OVC and benign ovarian tumors were subjected to MALDI-TOF analysis and a total of 137 serum samples from healthy female individuals and patients with OVC, colorectal cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, and pancreatic cancer were subjected to triple-TOF analysis...
September 18, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28934847/participation-of-ccl1-in-snail-positive-fibroblasts-in-colorectal-cancer-contribute-to-5-fluorouracil-paclitaxel-chemoresistance
#20
Ziqian Li, Kaying Chan, Yifei Qi, Linlin Lu, Fen Ning, Mengling Wu, Yuan Wang, Shaohui Cai, Jun Du
Purpose: Cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs) activated by cancer cells has a central role in development and malignant biological behavior in colorectal cancer (CRC). Adult fibroblasts do not express Snail, but Snail-positive fibroblasts are discovered in the stroma of malignant CRC and reported to be the key role to chemoresistance. However, the reciprocal effect of CAFs expressed Snail to chemoresistance on CRC cells and the underlying molecular mechanisms are not fully characterized...
September 18, 2017: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
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