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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28105361/computed-tomograpy-evaluation-of-morphological-changes-clinical-response-and-survival-in-colorectal-cancer-liver-metastasis-treated-by-regorafenib-a-case-report
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Nobuhisa Matsuhashi, Takao Takahashi, Junko Kato, Toshiyuki Tanahashi, Satoshi Matsui, Yoshiyuki Sasaki, Hisashi Imai, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Naoki Okumura, Kazuya Yamaguchi, Manabu Futamura, Shinji Osada, Kazuhiro Yoshida
Pathological response to preoperative chemotherapy was recently found to be correlated with improved survival and has been proposed as a new outcome end-point following resection of liver metastases from colorectal cancer (CRC). It was demonstrated that, particularly after therapy with bevacizumab, CRC liver metastases decreased in size and underwent distinct morphological changes on computed tomography (CT). However, morphological changes in response to treatment with regorafenib have not yet been reported...
December 2016: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28101946/repeat-hepatectomy-is-independently-associated-with-favorable-long-term-outcome-in-patients-with-colorectal-liver-metastases
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Christopher P Neal, Gael R Nana, Michael Jones, Vaux Cairns, Wee Ngu, John Isherwood, Ashley R Dennison, Giuseppe Garcea
Up to three-quarters of patients undergoing liver resection for colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) develop intrahepatic recurrence. Repeat hepatic resection appears to provide the optimal chance of cure for these patients. The aim of this study was to analyze short- and long-term outcomes following index and repeat hepatectomy for CRLM. Clinicopathological data were obtained from a prospectively maintained database. Perioperative variables and outcomes were compared using the Chi-squared test. Variables associated with long-term survival following index and second hepatectomy were identified by Cox regression analyses...
January 19, 2017: Cancer Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28101224/impact-of-chromosome-17q-deletion-in-the-primary-lesion-of-colorectal-cancer-on-liver-metastasis
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Masaya Kawai, Hiromitsu Komiyama, Masaki Hosoya, Haruna Okubo, Tomoaki Fujii, Norihiko Yokoyama, Chiyo Sato, Takae Ueyama, Atsushi Okuzawa, Michitoshi Goto, Yutaka Kojima, Makoto Takahashi, Kiichi Sugimoto, Shun Ishiyama, Shinya Munakata, Dai Ogura, Shin-Ichiro Niwa, Yuichi Tomiki, Takumi Ochiai, Kazuhiro Sakamoto
Colorectal cancer is a prevalent malignancy worldwide, and investigations are required to elucidate the underlying carcinogenic mechanisms. Amongst these mechanisms, de novo carcinogenesis and the adenoma to carcinoma sequence, are the most understood. Metastasis of colorectal cancer to the liver often results in fatality, therefore, it is important for any associated risk factors to be identified. Regarding the treatment of the disease, it is important to manage not only the primary colorectal tumor, but also the liver metastases...
December 2016: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058527/outcomes-of-a-phase-i-ii-trial-of-hepatic-arterial-infusion-of-oxaliplatin-combined-with-intravenous-5-fluorouracil-and-l-leucovorin-in-patients-with-unresectable-liver-metastases-from-colorectal-cancer-after-systemic-chemotherapy-failure
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Yozo Sato, Yoshitaka Inaba, Takashi Ura, Hideyuki Nishiofuku, Hidekazu Yamaura, Mina Kato, Daisuke Takahari, Toshihiro Tanaka, Kei Muro
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to assess hepatic arterial infusion (HAI) of oxaliplatin combined with intravenous 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and l-leucovorin (l-LV) in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with systemic chemotherapy failure in a phase I/II trial. METHODS: CRC patients with unresectable liver metastases following standard systemic chemotherapy failure were eligible. A catheter-port system for HAI was placed using interventional radiology. In phase I, escalating doses of oxaliplatin for levels 1 and 2 were set at 50 and 100 mg/m(2), respectively, and were combined with fixed doses of intravenous 5-FU (200 mg/m(2) bolus and 2400 mg/m(2)/46-h continuous infusion) and l-LV (200 mg/m(2))...
January 6, 2017: Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058514/repeat-resection-for-recurrent-pulmonary-metastasis-of-colorectal-cancer
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Stefan Sponholz, Moritz Schirren, Natalie Baldes, Selma Oguzhan, Joachim Schirren
PURPOSE: Resection of recurrent lung metastases from colorectal cancer is not completely investigated. We analyzed overall survival and prognosticators after metastasectomy. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed our database of 238 patients with lung metastases of colorectal cancer, undergoing metastasectomy with systematic lymph node dissection from 1999 to 2014. Lymph node metastases were found in 55 patients, and liver metastases were found in 79 patients. RESULTS: The 5- and 10-year survival rates for all patients were 48 and 32%...
January 5, 2017: Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28057391/regional-lymph-node-involvement-in-patients-undergoing-liver-resection-for-colorectal-cancer-metastases
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S Nanji, M E Tsang, X Wei, C M Booth
BACKGROUND: While the indications for surgery among patients with colorectal cancer liver metastases (CRCLM) are expanding, the role of surgery in patients with hepatic lymph node involvement remains controversial. We report management and outcomes in a population-based cohort of patients undergoing hepatectomy with concomitant hepatic lymphadenectomy for CRCLM. METHODS: All cases of hepatectomy for CRCLM in the Canadian Province of Ontario from 2002 to 2009 were identified using the population-based Ontario Cancer Registry and linked electronic records of treatment...
December 13, 2016: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28047403/su-f-j-224-impact-of-4d-pet-ct-on-percist-classification-of-lung-and-liver-metastases-in-nslc-and-colorectal-cancer
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J Meier, B Lopez, O Mawlawi
PURPOSE: To quantify the impact of 4D PET/CT on PERCIST metrics in lung and liver tumors in NSCLC and colorectal cancer patients. METHODS: 32 patients presenting lung or liver tumors of 1-3 cm size affected by respiratory motion were scanned on a GE Discovery 690 PET/CT. The bed position with lesion(s) affected by motion was acquired in a 12 minute PET LIST mode and unlisted into 8 bins with respiratory gating. Three different CT maps were used for attenuation correction: a clinical helical CT (CT_clin), an average CT (CT_ave), and an 8-phase 4D CINE CT (CT_cine)...
June 2016: Medical Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28038862/survival-after-associating-liver-partition-and-portal-vein-ligation-for-staged-hepatectomy-alpps-for-advanced-colorectal-liver-metastases-a-case-matched-comparison-with-palliative-systemic-therapy
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Pim B Olthof, Joost Huiskens, Dennis A Wicherts, Pablo E Huespe, Victoria Ardiles, Ricardo Robles-Campos, René Adam, Michael Linecker, Pierre-Alain Clavien, Miriam Koopman, Cornelis Verhoef, Cornelis J A Punt, Thomas M van Gulik, Eduardo de Santibanes
BACKGROUND: Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) allows the resection of colorectal liver metastases with curative intent which would otherwise be unresectable and only eligible for palliative systemic therapy. This study aimed to compare outcomes of ALPPS in patients with otherwise unresectable colorectal liver metastases with matched historic controls treated with palliative systemic treatment. METHODS: All patients with colorectal liver metastases from the international ALPPS registry were identified and analyzed...
December 27, 2016: Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28029553/somatic-mutation-detection-using-various-targeted-detection-assays-in-paired-samples-of-circulating-tumor-dna-primary-tumor-and-metastases-from-patients-undergoing-resection-of-colorectal-liver-metastases
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Nick Beije, Jean C Helmijr, Marjolein J A Weerts, Corine M Beaufort, Matthew Wiggin, Andre Marziali, Cornelis Verhoef, Stefan Sleijfer, Maurice P H M Jansen, John W M Martens
Assessing circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) is a promising method to evaluate somatic mutations from solid tumors in a minimally-invasive way. In a group of twelve metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients undergoing liver metastasectomy, from each patient DNA from cell-free DNA (cfDNA), the primary tumor, metastatic liver tissue, normal tumor-adjacent colon or liver tissue, and whole blood were obtained. Investigated was the feasibility of a targeted NGS approach to identify somatic mutations in ctDNA. This targeted NGS approach was also compared with NGS preceded by mutant allele enrichment using synchronous coefficient of drag alteration technology embodied in the OnTarget assay, and for selected mutations with digital PCR (dPCR)...
October 10, 2016: Molecular Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28029327/tumor-deposits-in-colorectal-cancer-improving-the-value-of-modern-staging-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Iris D Nagtegaal, Nikki Knijn, Niek Hugen, Helen C Marshall, Kenichi Sugihara, Tibor Tot, Hideki Ueno, Philip Quirke
Purpose Colorectal cancer (CRC) treatment is largely determined by tumor stage. Despite improvements made in the treatment of various types of metastatic disease, staging has not been refined. The role of tumor deposits (TDs) in staging remains debated. We have assessed the relation of TDs with metastatic pattern to evaluate whether TDs might add significant new information to staging. Methods We performed a systematic literature search that was focused on the role of TDs in CRC. Studies with neoadjuvant-treated patients were excluded...
December 28, 2016: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28028983/monitoring-of-circulating-tumor-cells-by-a-combination-of-immunomagnetic-enrichment-and-rt-pcr-in-colorectal-cancer-patients-undergoing-surgery
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Gabriela Vojtechova, Lucie Benesova, Barbora Belsanova, Petra Minarikova, Miroslav Levy, Ludmila Lipska, Stepan Suchanek, Miroslav Zavoral, Marek Minarik
BACKGROUND: The presence of circulating tumor cells (CTC) has been reported in patients with advanced colorectal cancer. Monitoring CTC (also known as a liquid-biopsy) has recently become the center of interest for low-invasive monitoring of cancer progression and predictive biomarkers testing. Along with high-cost technology and a complex methodology, a straightforward method based on magnetic beads enrichment followed by RT-PCR is set to allow for routine CTC analysis in colorectal cancer patients...
November 2016: Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine: Official Organ Wroclaw Medical University
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28009741/colorectal-cancer-liver-metastases-and-concurrent-extrahepatic-disease-treated-with-resection
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Universe Leung, Mithat Gönen, Peter J Allen, T Peter Kingham, Ronald P DeMatteo, William R Jarnagin, Michael I D'Angelica
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to evaluate outcomes after resection of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) and concurrent extrahepatic disease (EHD), and to define prognostic factors. BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence to support resection of liver metastases and concurrent EHD in selected patients. Long-term survival data are lacking, and prognostic factors are not well defined. METHODS: Retrospective review of 219 patients was undertaken between January 1992 and December 2012, who underwent hepatectomy for CRLM and resection of synchronous EHD...
January 2017: Annals of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28004119/yttrium-90-radioembolization-for-colorectal-cancer-liver-metastases-in-kras-wild-type-and-mutant-patients-clinical-and-ccfdna-studies
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E Janowski, O Timofeeva, S Chasovskikh, M Goldberg, A Kim, F Banovac, D Pang, A Dritschilo, K Unger
Patients with unresectable, chemo-refractory colorectal cancer liver metastases (CRCLM) have limited local treatment options. We report our institutional experience on the efficacy of resin-based yttrium-90 (90Y) radioembolization for the treatment of CRCLM and our findings on associated circulating cell-free DNA (ccfDNA) studies. A total of 58 patients treated with 90Y for CRCLM at the Medstar Georgetown University Hospital had a median survival of 6 months [95% confidence interval (CI), 4.55‑7.45 months] after treatment, with a 12-month survival rate of 33%...
January 2017: Oncology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28003766/a-pilot-study-employing-hepatic-intra-arterial-irinotecan-injection-of-drug-eluting-beads-as-salvage-therapy-in-liver-metastatic-colorectal-cancer-patients-without-extrahepatic-involvement-the-first-southern-italy-experience
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Girolamo Ranieri, Artor Niccoli Asabella, Corinna Altini, Vito Fazio, Luciana Caporusso, Ilaria Marech, Gianluca Vinciarelli, Francesco Macina, Dario de Ceglia, Margherita Fanelli, Michele Ammendola, Giuseppe Rubini, Cosmo Damiano Gadaleta
BACKGROUND: The main aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the efficacy of drug-eluting beads with irinotecan (DEBIRI) for liver metastases from colorectal cancer. Secondary aims were to evaluate survival and toxicity. METHODS: Twenty-five patients with metastases in <50% of the liver and without extrahepatic involvement were enrolled. Treatment response assessment was performed by multidetector contrast enhancement computed tomography (MDCT) with evaluation of the enhancement pattern of the target lesion and tumor response rates according to modified Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (mRECIST, Version 1...
2016: OncoTargets and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27999917/radiofrequency-ablation-combined-with-hepatic-arterial-chemoembolization-using-degradable-starch-microsphere-mixed-with-mitomycin-c-for-the-treatment-of-liver-metastasis-from-colorectal-cancer-a-prospective-multicenter-study
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Koichiro Yamakado, Yasutaka Inaba, Yozo Sato, Taku Yasumoto, Sadao Hayashi, Takashi Yamanaka, Koji Nobata, Haruyuki Takaki, Atsuhiro Nakatsuka
PURPOSE: This phase II prospective study investigates possible benefits of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) combined with hepatic arterial chemoembolization using degradable starch microsphere (DSM) mixed with mitomycin C (MMC) in non-surgical candidates with colorectal liver metastases. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study, approved by the respective institutional review board, included non-surgical candidates with 3 or fewer liver tumors of 3 cm or smaller, or a single lesion 5 cm or smaller...
December 20, 2016: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27993355/intra-arterial-therapies-for-colorectal-cancer-liver-metastases-radioembolization-excluded
#16
REVIEW
Thierry de Baere, Lambros Tselikas, Valérie Boige, Michel Ducreux, David Malka, Diane Goéré, Eléonore Benahim, Frédéric Deschamps
During the past 20 years, advances in systemic therapies have improved overall survival of patients with Colorectal cancer Liver metastases (CRLM) from 6 to 24 months. By reaching CRLM via their preferential arterial vascularization, hepatic arterial infusion of chemotherapy (HAIC) has demonstrated improvement in response rate and deepness of response. Improvement in deepness of response is potentially helpful to convert no surgical patient to surgery. Recent HAIC regimens, including HAIC-FUDR plus systemic oxaliplatin/irinotecan, or HAIC-oxaliplatin plus systemic 5FU and cetuximab yielded a 92% and 90% response rate respectively, and conversion to R0 surgery in 47% and 42% of patients, respectively...
December 16, 2016: Bulletin du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27957308/single-incision-laparoscopy-surgery-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Sasan Saeed Far, Sepide Miraj
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic surgery is a modern surgical technique in which operations are performed far from their location through small incisions elsewhere in the body. OBJECTIVE: This systematic review is aimed to overview single-incision laparoscopy surgery. METHODS: This systematic review was carried out by searching studies in PubMed, Medline, Web of Science, and IranMedex databases. The initial search strategy identified about 87 references...
October 2016: Electronic Physician
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27943279/biology-and-therapeutic-implications-of-vegf-a-splice-isoforms-and-single-nucleotide-polymorphisms-in-colorectal-cancer
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REVIEW
Miriam Canavese, Doan T M Ngo, Guy J Maddern, Jennifer E Hardingham, Timothy J Price, Ehud Hauben
Tumor growth, dissemination and metastasis are dependent on angiogenesis. The predominant Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) isoform that plays a major role in angiogenesis is VEGF-A. Indeed, VEGF-A is implicated in promoting angiogenesis of numerous solid malignancies, including colorectal cancer (CRC). A large body of preclinical and clinical evidence indicates that the expression of specific VEGF-A isoforms represents a predominant pro-angiogenic factor, which is associated with formation of metastases and poor prognosis in CRC patients...
December 10, 2016: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27935766/dual-source-single-energy-multidetector-ct-used-to-obtain-multiple-radiation-exposure-levels-within-the-same-patient-phantom-development-and-clinical-validation
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Davide Bellini, Juan Carlos Ramirez-Giraldo, Alex Bibbey, Justin Solomon, Lynne M Hurwitz, Alfredo Farjat, Achille Mileto, Ehsan Samei, Daniele Marin
Purpose To develop, in a phantom environment, a method to obtain multidetector computed tomographic (CT) data sets at multiple radiation exposure levels within the same patient and to validate its use for potential dose reduction by using different image reconstruction algorithms for the detection of liver metastases. Materials and Methods The American College of Radiology CT accreditation phantom was scanned by using a dual-source multidetector CT platform. By adjusting the radiation output of each tube, data sets at six radiation exposure levels (100%, 75%, 50%, 37...
December 5, 2016: Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27928604/-surgery-of-colorectal-lung-metastases-results-of-a-survey-in-germany
#20
W Dudek, W Schreiner, P Stapel, N Vassos, R Grützmann, H Sirbu
BACKGROUND: There is no evidence from randomized trials on the prognostic significance of pulmonary metastasectomy of colorectal cancer. The objective of this study was to assess the current criteria for indications, preoperative diagnostics and preferred operative techniques of pulmonary metastasectomy in Germany. METHODS: An anonymous survey was carried out in 239 German centers performing thoracic surgery in October 2015. RESULTS: Chest computed tomography (CT, 98%), liver CT (62%), pelvis CT (39%) and fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET, 37%) were used by the respondents (65% of participants) for preoperative staging...
December 7, 2016: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
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