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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28930817/cronkhite-canada-syndrome-associated-with-colon-cancer-metastatic-to-liver-a-case-report
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Jing Wang, Lei Zhao, Nina Ma, Juanjuan Che, Huihui Li, Bangwei Cao
RATIONALE: Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome (CCS) is an idiopathic, nonhereditary syndrome haracterized by gastrointestinal (GI) polyposis and ectodermal changes including alopecia, onychatrophia, and pigmentation. CCS colon polyps were previously considered to be benign neoplasms. However, serrated adenoma was reported to be associated with malignant neoplasms in some cases of gastric and colorectal carcinomas, and esophageal cancers. Although malignant colon and gastric cancer have been reported in CCS, reports of distant metastasis have been rare in CCS...
September 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28924585/evaluation-of-image-enhanced-endoscopic-technology-using-advanced-diagnostic-endoscopy-for-the-detection-of-early-gastric-cancer-a-pilot-study
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Daisuke Yamaguchi, Shinya Kodashima, Mitsuhiro Fujishiro, Satoshi Ono, Keiko Niimi, Satoshi Mochizuki, Yosuke Tsuji, Itsuko Asada-Hirayama, Yoshiki Sakaguchi, Satoki Shichijo, Chihiro Minatsuki, Nobutake Yamamichi, Kazuhiko Koike
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS : Image-enhanced endoscopy (IEE) plays an important role in early detection and detailed examination of early gastric cancer (EGC). The current study aimed to clarify the efficacy of IEE using advanced diagnostic endoscopy for EGC detection without magnification. PATIENTS AND METHODS : We performed endoscopic examinations without magnification in patients referred to our hospital with a diagnosis of upper gastrointestinal tumor detected through routine screening endoscopy...
September 2017: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28919620/role-of-serum-pepsinogen-i-and-ii-ratio-in-screening-of-gastric-carcinoma
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A Begum, M A Baten, Z Begum, M M Ahsan, S F Rahman, F Chowdhury, A H Khan
In spite of the global decline in its incidence and mortality, gastric carcinoma still remains a major cause of death due to cancer. Early detection of gastric carcinoma is expected to reduce mortality rates. The applications of measuring of pepsinogen I and pepsinogen II are useful in screening of gastric carcinoma. This cross sectional comparative study was done to find out the correlation of histopathological pattern of gastric carcinoma with serum pepsinogen I & II ratio in the Department of Pathology, Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, Sylhet, Bangladesh from January 2010 to December 2010...
July 2017: Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28915812/the-economic-burden-of-advanced-gastric-cancer-in-taiwan
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Jihyung Hong, Yiling Tsai, Diego Novick, Frank Chi-Huang Hsiao, Rebecca Cheng, Jen-Shi Chen
BACKGROUND: Gastric cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in both sexes worldwide, especially in Eastern Asia. This study aimed to estimate the economic burden of advanced gastric cancer (AGC) in Taiwan. METHODS: The costs of AGC in 2013 were estimated using resource use data from a chart review study (n = 122 with AGC) and national statistics. Annual per-patient costs, where patients' follow-up periods were adjusted for, were estimated with 82 patients who had complete resource use data...
September 16, 2017: BMC Health Services Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28895353/-circulating-long-noncoding-rnas-as-biomarkers-in-tumor-diagnosis
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Nan Jiang, Haihua Tian, Jinchang Pan, Zhaohui Gong
Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) are involved in vital life processes of gene expression, epigenetic regulation and X-chromosome inactivation. lncRNAs are also closely associated with tumor initiation and progression. Moreover, lncRNAs may enter human circulation system in the form of microvesicle or exosome, or in combination with RNA binding protein. Interestingly, the circulating lncRNAs are widely existed in body fluids, such as blood and urine. We review the origin of circulating lncRNAs, and the detection methods as potential biomarkers...
June 25, 2017: Sheng Wu Gong Cheng Xue Bao, Chinese Journal of Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28890816/epidemiological-profile-of-gastric-cancer-in-the-northwestern-region-of-algeria-about-116-cases
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Safia Fehim, Racheda Bouhaous, Mustapha Diaf, Amine Mokhtar Drici, Meghit Boumediene Khaled
BACKGROUND: Gastric cancer (GC) remains a public health issue despite the global incidence decrease over the last decades. GC is the third leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide and stills of poor prognosis due to its late detection. The overall objective of our study was to describe the epidemiological, clinical, and histopathological aspects of stomach cancer. However, the specific purpose was to determine the gastric precancerous lesions among patients with histologically confirmed GC admitted at the gastroenterology department of the University Hospital of Sidi-Bel-Abbes city, Algeria...
August 2017: Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28890117/potential-for-peritoneal-cancer-cell-seeding-in-endoscopic-full-thickness-resection-for-early-gastric-cancer
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Osamu Goto, Masayuki Shimoda, Motoki Sasaki, Yoshiyuki Kiguchi, Yutaka Mitsunaga, Teppei Akimoto, Yasutoshi Ochiai, Ai Fujimoto, Tadateru Maehata, Toshihiro Nishizawa, Hiroya Takeuchi, Yuko Kitagawa, Kaori Kameyama, Naohisa Yahagi
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: During endoscopic full-thickness resection (EFTR) for cancers, whether exposure of the lumen to the abdominal cavity during the procedure is acceptable is controversial because of the potential risk of tumor cell seeding. To assess the possibility of transplantation due to contact with tumor cells during the procedure, we prospectively investigated the ability of cancer cells to be detached by touching the tumor surface. METHODS: In 48 patients with a single early gastric cancer resected by endoscopic submucosal dissection, stamp cytology was performed by touching the surface of the specimens to glass slides...
September 7, 2017: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28889157/epidemiologic-characteristics-of-gastric-malignancies-among-jordan-university-hospital-patients
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Heyam A Awad, Manar H Hajeer, Mohand W Abulihya, Mohammad A Al-Chalabi, Ali A Al Khader
To discover the epidemiologic distribution of gastric malignancies among Jordan University Hospital patients and to compare this distribution with the neighboring Arab countries. Methods: Retrospective study covering the period between  January 2006, and May 2016, in Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan. All cases were retrieved from the computer system and analyzed using IBM SPSS version 23 software.  Results: One hundred and sixty-five cases were analyzed. Male-to-female ratio was 1.2:1. The mean age was 58...
September 2017: Saudi Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885374/predictive-factors-to-diagnosis-undifferentiated-early-gastric-cancer-after-endoscopic-submucosal-dissection
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Dae G Ryu, Cheol W Choi, Dae H Kang, Hyung W Kim, Su B Park, Su J Kim, Hyeong S Nam
It is difficult to predict precisely whether the lesion corresponds to endoscopic resection indication. Furthermore, discrepancy may occur between endoscopic forceps biopsy (EFB) and finally resected specimen, which may be diagnosed as undifferentiated cancer and additional surgery may be required. Our study aimed to evaluate predictive factors to diagnose undifferentiated cancer after endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD).Among the 532 patients diagnosed by ESD between January 2009 and December 2015, 557 early gastric cancer (EGC) cases were studied...
September 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28883649/dual-role-of-carcinoembryonic-antigen-related-cell-adhesion-molecule-6-expression-in-predicting-the-overall-survival-of-gastric-cancer-patients
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Mingde Zang, Lei Hu, Shu Cao, Zhiyuan Fan, Li Pang, Jianfang Li, Liping Su, Chen Li, Wentao Liu, Qinlong Gu, Zhenggang Zhu, Min Yan, Bingya Liu
Carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 6 (CEACAM6) is a member of the glycosylphosphatidylinositol-linked immunoglobulin superfamily that is implicated in many human cancers. Here, we aimed to investigate the role of CEACAM6 expression in predicting the overall survival (OS) in gastric cancer (GC). The impact of CEACAM6 on the survival of patients with GC (n = 876) was assessed using an online Kaplan-Meier plotter. Findings were validated using the OS data of patients (n = 160) recruited from Ruijin Hospital...
September 7, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28881703/current-status-of-lymph-node-micrometastasis-in-gastric-cancer
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REVIEW
Yang Zhou, Guo-Jing Zhang, Ji Wang, Kai-Yuan Zheng, Weihua Fu
Lymph node metastasis is one of the most important prognostic factors in patients with gastric cancer. An inadequate number of dissected lymph nodes is an independent risk factor affecting recurrence, even in patients who are node negative. Oddly, certain early-stage patients still experience recurrence or metastasis within a short time, even if they have undergone standard radical mastectomy. Many researchers have attributed these adverse events to lymph node micrometastasis (LNM), which is defined as a microscopic deposit of malignant cells of less than 2 mm in diameter...
August 1, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28865764/the-combination-use-of-an-acetic-acid-indigocarmine-mixture-and-linked-color-imaging-to-detect-early-gastric-cancer
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Yoshiyasu Kono, Yoshiro Kawahara, Hiroyuki Okada
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August 30, 2017: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28856516/usefulness-of-esophagogastroduodenoscopy-and-18-f-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron-emission-tomography-in-detecting-synchronous-multiple-primary-cancers-with-oral-cancer
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Naomi Ishibashi-Kanno, Kenji Yamagata, Fumihiko Uchida, Shogo Hasegawa, Toru Yanagawa, Hiroki Bukawa
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to compare the value of screening for synchronous multiple primary cancers in other organs by esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) or (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography (PET-CT) in patients newly diagnosed with oral cancer. METHODS: We retrospectively examined consecutive Japanese patients who were diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and were screened for synchronous multiple primary cancers in other organs by EGD and/or PET-CT between January 2010 and December 2015 at our institution...
August 31, 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28843176/risk-of-second-primary-cancers-among-patients-with-a-first-primary-gastric-cancer-a-population-based-study-in-north-portugal
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Samantha Morais, Luís Antunes, Maria José Bento, Nuno Lunet
BACKGROUND: The growing number of incident cases of gastric cancer along with improved survival result in a rising population of survivors at risk of second primary cancers (SPC). We estimated the cumulative incidence of metachronous (diagnosed >2months after first primary cancer [FPC]) SPC in gastric FPC patients and compared the incidence of metachronous SPC with that expected in the general population. METHODS: A cohort of gastric FPC patients from the North Region Cancer Registry of Portugal, diagnosed in 2000-2006 (n=7427) was followed to 31 December 2010 for synchronous and metachronous SPCs...
August 23, 2017: Cancer Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28839865/transnasal-endoscopy-no-gagging-no-panic
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Clare Parker, Estratios Alexandridis, John Plevris, James O'Hara, Simon Panter
BACKGROUND: Transnasal endoscopy (TNE) is performed with an ultrathin scope via the nasal passages and is increasingly used. This review covers the technical characteristics, tolerability, safety and acceptability of TNE and also diagnostic accuracy, use as a screening tool and therapeutic applications. It includes practical advice from an ear, nose, throat (ENT) specialist to optimise TNE practice, identify ENT pathology and manage complications. METHODS: A Medline search was performed using the terms "transnasal", "ultrathin", "small calibre", "endoscopy", "EGD" to identify relevant literature...
October 2016: Frontline Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28833619/cost-effective-options-for-the-prevention-and-management-of-gastrointestinal-and-liver-disease-in-the-asia-pacific-region
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REVIEW
Ian C Roberts-Thomson, Thomas Lung
The Asia-Pacific region contains more than half of the world's population and is markedly heterogeneous in relation to income levels and the provision of public and private health services. For low-income countries, the major health priorities are child and maternal health. In contrast, priorities for high-income countries include vascular disease, cancer, diabetes, dementia and mental health disorders as well as chronic inflammatory disorders such as hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Cost-effectiveness analyses are methods for assessing the gains in health relative to the costs of different health interventions...
August 17, 2017: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832634/expression-and-potential-roles-of-sodium-potassium-atpase-and-e-cadherin-in-human-gastric-adenocarcinoma
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Shih-Ho Wang, Kuan-Lin Wang, Wen-Kai Yang, Tsung-Han Lee, Wan-Yu Lo, Jane-Dar Lee
BACKGROUND: Gastric adenocarcinoma originates from an abnormal epithelium. The aim of this study was to investigate the expression of sodium-potassium ATPase (NKA), a transmembrane protein located in the epithelium for Na+ and K+ transportation, and E-cadherin, which are both crucial for the epithelium and adherens junction, as potential gastric cancer biomarkers. METHODS: 45 patients diagnosed with gastric adenocarcinoma were recruited. Immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence were conducted to for localization of NKA α1-, β1-isoform, and E-cadherin...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28819389/discovery-of-non-invasive-glycan-biomarkers-for-detection-and-surveillance-of-gastric-cancer
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Ruihuan Qin, Junjie Zhao, Wenjun Qin, Zejian Zhang, Ran Zhao, Jing Han, Yupeng Yang, Lixiao Li, Xuefei Wang, Shifang Ren, Yihong Sun, Jianxin Gu
Purpose: Gastric cancer (GC), one of the world's top five most common cancers, is the third leading cause of cancer related death. It is urgent to identify non-invasive biomarkers for GC. The objective of our study was to find out non-invasive biomarkers for early detection and surveillance of GC based on glycomic analysis. Method: Ethyl esterification derivatization combined with MALDI-TOF MS analysis was employed for the comprehensive serum glycomic analysis in order to investigate glycan markers that would indicate the onset and progression of gastric cancer...
2017: Journal of Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28803237/atf3-dependent-regulation-of-egr1-in-vitro-and-in-vivo
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Ilona Schoen, Sabine Koitzsch
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Activating transcription factor 3 (ATF3) and early growth response protein 1 (EGR1) are reported to interact, but their use as prognostic factors in cancer is discussed controversially. METHODS: We measured ATF3 and EGR1 gene expression changes in human mini-organ cultures (MOCs) of healthy nasal epithelia, UM-SCC-22B, and FADUDD cells after acid reflux exposure. Next, ATF3 and EGR1 gene expression was analysed in tumour tissues and related to the median expression of autologous reference tissue samples...
August 12, 2017: ORL; Journal for Oto-rhino-laryngology and its related Specialties
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28799258/helicobacter-pylori-infection-and-serum-level-of-pepsinogen-are-associated-with-the-risk-of-metachronous-gastric-neoplasm-after-endoscopic-resection
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Y Kwon, S Jeon, S Nam, I Shin
BACKGROUND: Patients who have undergone endoscopic resection of early gastric cancers (EGCs) are at risk for metachronous gastric neoplasm. AIM: To determine whether serum level of pepsinogen (PG), a marker of gastric atrophy, can determine which patients who have undergone endoscopic submucosal dissection for EGC are at risk for metachronous gastric neoplasm. We also investigated the effects of Helicobacter pylori eradication on metachronous gastric neoplasm incidence...
August 11, 2017: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
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