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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29348903/the-systemic-inflammation-based-glasgow-prognostic-score-as-a-powerful-prognostic-factor-in-patients-with-upper-tract-urothelial-carcinoma
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Teruo Inamoto, Hideyasu Matsuyama, Shigeru Sakano, Naokazu Ibuki, Kiyoshi Takahara, Kazumasa Komura, Tomoaki Takai, Takuya Tsujino, Yuki Yoshikawa, Koichiro Minami, Kazuhiro Nagao, Ryo Inoue, Haruhito Azuma
Introduction and Objective: The combination of C-reactive protein and albumin, the Glasgow Prognostic Score (GPS), had independent prognostic value in patients with varying cancers, except for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between GPS and survival in patients with UTUC after adjustment for other prognostic factors. Materials and Methods: We queried 2 UTUC databases. Retrospective clinical series on patients with localized UTUC managed by nephroureterectomy with bladder cuff, for whom data from the Yamaguchi Uro-Oncology Group and Osaka Medical College registry, including age, presence of bladder cancer, pT stage, lymphovascular invasion, C-reactive protein (CRP) and albumin, were analyzed...
December 22, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29348858/the-survival-benefit-of-neoadjuvant-chemotherapy-and-pcr-among-patients-with-advanced-stage-triple-negative-breast-cancer
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Tithi Biswas, Jimmy T Efird, Shreya Prasad, Charulata Jindal, Paul R Walker
Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive subtype that accounts for 15-20% of cases, with a higher incidence of relapse/death. Even with adjuvant chemotherapy, the 5 year distant metastasis-free survival rate remains low. A total of 452 tumor registry patients with TNBC and no evidence of metastatic disease were identified over the period of 1996-2011. The median age and follow-up time were 51 (range=21-88) and 3.9 (range=0.14-14) years. Approximately 75% of patients with stage III disease received neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) compared with 47% for stage II...
December 22, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29337773/prognostic-factors-for-locoregional-recurrence-in-neuroendocrine-tumors-of-the-rectum
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Erica S Tsang, Yarrow J McConnell, David F Schaeffer, Yaling Yin, Caroline H Speers, Hagen F Kennecke
BACKGROUND: Optimal management of rectal neuroendocrine tumors is not yet well defined. Various pathologic factors, particularly tumor size, have been proposed as prognostic markers. OBJECTIVE: We characterized sequential patients diagnosed with rectal neuroendocrine tumors in a population-based setting to determine whether tumor size and other pathologic markers could be useful in guiding locoregional management. DESIGN: This study is a retrospective analysis of data from the British Columbia provincial cancer registry...
February 2018: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29334604/breast-conservation-therapy-versus-mastectomy-in-patients-with-t1-2n1-triple-negative-breast-cancer-pooled-analysis-of-krog-14-18-and-14-23
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Kyubo Kim, Hae Jin Park, Kyung Hwan Shin, Jin Ho Kim, Doo Ho Choi, Won Park, Seung Do Ahn, Su Ssan Kim, Dae Yong Kim, Tae Hyun Kim, Jin Hee Kim, Jiyoung Kim
Purpose: The aim of this study is to compare the treatment outcomes of breast conserving surgery (BCS) plus radiotherapy (RT) vs. mastectomy for patients with pT1-2N1 triple negative breast cancer (TNBC). Methods: Using two multicenter retrospective studies on breast cancer, a pooled analysis was performed among 320 patients with pT1-2N1 TNBC. All patients who underwent BCS (n=212) received whole breast RT with or without regional nodal RT, while none who underwent mastectomy (n=108) received it...
January 8, 2018: Cancer Research and Treatment: Official Journal of Korean Cancer Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29329898/-prognostic-of-older-age-for-patients-with-invasive-muscle-bladder-cancer-and-treated-by-radical-cystectomy
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Y Dehayni, M Tetou, Y Khdach, A Janane, M Alami, A Ameur
INTRODUCTION: Bladder tumor is a disease of older persons, but can also occur in young adults, because certainly an influence of environmental factors and a change of lifestyle. The aim of our retrospective analysis is to assess and evaluate the extent of the prognostic impact of age on the carcinological prognosis of invasive-muscle-bladder cancer treated by total cystotomy. METHODS: To evaluate the association of patient age with pathological characteristics and recurrence-free and disease survival, we retrospectively reviewed 345 patients with invasive bladder cancer between January 2000 and January 2015...
January 9, 2018: Progrès en Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29329789/lateral-lymph-node-metastasis-in-papillary-thyroid-carcinoma-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-for-prevalence-risk-factors-and-location
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REVIEW
Yoon Kyoung So, Min-Ji Kim, Seonwoo Kim, Young-Ik Son
BACKGROUND: Lymph node metastasis (LNM) is frequent in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) and is associated with a poor prognosis. Unlike central LNM (CLNM), there are few studies focusing on LLNM. We aimed to investigate the prevalence and the risk factors for LLNM, with its most prevalent sites. METHODS: We performed a comprehensive literature search using the PubMed and EMBASE databases for relevant studies published prior to November 2016 that examined the risk factors for LLNM...
January 9, 2018: International Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29327157/clinicopathological-and-prognostic-significance-of-blood-microvessel-density-in-endometrial-cancer-a-meta-analysis-and-subgroup-analysis
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Jian Zhang Wang, Yu Jing Xiong, Gene Chi Wai Man, Xiao Yan Chen, Joseph Kwong, Chi Chiu Wang
OBJECTIVE: The study aimed to systematically review the association between angiogenesis and clinicopathological characteristics and its prognostic value in patients with endometrial cancer. METHODS: Eligible studies were searched in PubMed, Embase, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, and Wanfang database. Studies that assessed blood microvessel density (BMVD) and correlated with clinicopathological features and/or overall survival (OS) were included. Geometric mean values and hazard ratio with 95% confidence interval were pooled to examine the risk or hazard association...
January 11, 2018: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29325355/-comparison-of-prognosis-between-invasive-micropapillary-carcinoma-and-invasive-ductal-carcinoma-of-breast-a-single-center-retrospective-case-control-study
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B Hua, X Lu, W Z Xiao, X Yang, S R He, Z Wang
Objective: To elucidate the clinicopathological characters and prognostic factors of invasive micropapillary carcinoma of the breast (IMPC) by compared with invasive ductal carcinoma, not otherwise specified of the breast (IDC). Methods: The retrospective study was performed with female patients who had undergone curative resection for breast cancer without neoadjuvant chemotherapy from June 2008 to April 2016 in Breast Center of Beijing Hospital. Forty-seven mixed or pure IMPC patients and 93 pure IDC patients(admitted in the same center from October 2008 to January 2016 ) were matched for tumor stage, nodal status and age...
January 1, 2018: Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29324541/intrauterine-manipulator-use-during-minimally-invasive-hysterectomy-and-risk-of-lymphovascular-space-invasion-in-endometrial-cancer
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Hiroko Machida, Marianne S Hom, Crystal L Adams, Sarah E Eckhardt, Jocelyn Garcia-Sayre, Mikio Mikami, Koji Matsuo
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to examine an association between intrauterine manipulator (IUM) use and frequency of lymphovascular space invasion (LVSI) in women with endometrial cancer undergoing minimally invasive hysterectomy. METHODS: A retrospective case-control study was conducted among stage I-IV endometrial cancer patients who underwent hysterectomy between 2008 and 2015. Medical records were reviewed for patient demographics, surgical details, and tumor characteristics...
January 10, 2018: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29324536/added-value-of-estrogen-receptor-progesterone-receptor-and-l1-cell-adhesion-molecule-expression-to-histology-based-endometrial-carcinoma-recurrence-prediction-models-an-enitec-collaboration-study
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Louis J M van der Putten, Nicole C M Visser, Koen van de Vijver, Maria Santacana, Peter Bronsert, Johan Bulten, Marc Hirschfeld, Eva Colas, Antonio Gil-Moreno, Angel Garcia, Gemma Mancebo, Fransesc Alameda, Jone Trovik, Reidun K Kopperud, Jutta Huvila, Stefanie Schrauwen, Martin Koskas, Francine Walker, Vit Weinberger, Lubos Minar, Eva Jandakova, Marc P L M Snijders, Saskia van den Berg-van Erp, Xavier Matias-Guiu, Helga B Salvesen, Henrica M J Werner, Frederic Amant, Leon F A G Massuger, Johanna M A Pijnenborg
OBJECTIVES: Endometrial carcinoma mortality is mainly caused by recurrent disease, and various immunohistochemical markers to predict recurrences have been studied. Loss of the estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) and the presence of the L1 cell adhesion molecule (L1CAM) are promising markers, but their combined value has not been studied. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Expression of ER, PR, and L1CAM was immunohistochemically determined in 293 endometrial carcinomas from 11 collaborating European Network for Individualized Treatment of Endometrial Cancer centers...
January 10, 2018: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29318915/the-overexpression-of-pxn-promotes-tumor-progression-and-leads-to-radioresistance-in-cervical-cancer
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Qiuli Liu, Jing Wang, Mei Tang, Ling Chen, Xiaowei Qi, Juan Li, Jinjin Yu, Haifeng Qiu, Yuan Wang
AIM: We aim to investigate the functions of PXN in cervical cancer. MATERIALS & METHODS: PXN protein was investigated by immunohistochemistry in a panel of cervical cancer. A series of in vitro and in vivo assays were used to explore the efficacy of PXN. RESULTS: PXN was significantly upregulated in cervical cancer, which associated with tumor stage, poor differentiation, lymphovascular space invasion and lymphatic metastasis. Knockdown of PXN notably impaired cellular growth and colony formation by suppressing Bcl-2 and inducing marked apoptosis...
January 10, 2018: Future Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29318692/promoter-hypermethylation-inactivate-tumour-suppressor-fam134b-and-is-associated-with-poor-prognosis-in-colorectal-cancer
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Farhadul Islam, Vinod Gopalan, Suja Pillai, Cu-Tai Lu, Kais Kasem, Alfred King-Yin Lam
The present study aims to examine promoter methylation status of FAM134B in a large cohort of patients with colorectal adenocarcinomas. The clinical significances and correlations of FAM134B promoter methylation with its expression are also analysed. Methylation-specific high-resolution melt-curve analysis followed by sequencing was used to identify FAM134B promoter methylation in colorectal adenomas (n=32), colorectal adenocarcinomas (n=164), matched adjacent non-neoplastic colorectal mucosae (n=83) and colon cancer cell lines (n=4)...
January 10, 2018: Genes, Chromosomes & Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29317731/renal-capsular-invasion-is-a-prognostic-biomarker-in-localized-clear-cell-renal-cell-carcinoma
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U-Syn Ha, Kyu Won Lee, Jin-Hyung Jung, Seok-Soo Byun, Cheol Kwak, Jinsoo Chung, Eu Chang Hwang, Yong-June Kim, Tae Gyun Kwon, Seok Ho Kang, Sung-Hoo Hong
Renal capsular invasion (RCI) and lymphovascular invasion (LVI) are potential prognostic factors of significance in renal cell carcinoma (RCC). We evaluated the independent prognostic implications of RCI and LVI in localized clear cell RCC based on a large multi-institutional cohort. 6, 849 patients who had undergone radical or partial nephrectomy for RCC were included. Associations between recurrence and RCI or LVI were analyzed by constructing statistical models that combined Cox proportional hazard regression and propensity score matching...
January 9, 2018: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29315062/invasive-breast-cancer-prognostic-value-of-peritumoral-edema-identified-at-preoperative-mr-imaging
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Hyejin Cheon, Hye Jung Kim, Tae Hun Kim, Hun-Kyu Ryeom, Jongmin Lee, Gab Chul Kim, Jin-Sung Yuk, Won Hwa Kim
Purpose To determine the prognostic value of peritumoral edema identified at preoperative breast magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for disease recurrence in patients with invasive breast cancer. Materials and Methods Between January 2011 and December 2012, 353 women (median age, 49 years; range, 27-77 years) with invasive breast cancer who had undergone preoperative MR imaging and mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery were identified. Two radiologists independently reviewed peritumoral edema on the basis of the degree of the signal intensity surrounding the tumor on T2-weighted images...
January 9, 2018: Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29312735/prognostic-factors-in-curatively-resected-pathological-stage-i-lung-adenocarcinoma
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Yikun Yang, Yousheng Mao, Lin Yang, Jie He, Shugeng Gao, Juwei Mu, Qi Xue, Dali Wang, Jun Zhao, Yushun Gao, Zhirong Zhang, Ningning Ding, Ding Yang
Background: Patients with pathological stage I (p I) lung adenocarcinoma show variabilities in prognosis even after complete resection. The factors resulting in heterogeneities of prognosis remain controversy. The aim of this study was to identify the risk factors affecting recurrence/metastasis and survival in patients with curatively resected p I lung adenocarcinoma. Methods: A total of 252 patients with p I lung adenocarcinoma underwent curative resection between January 1st, 2009 to September 30th, 2011 were retrospectively reviewed to analyze the associations of recurrence and survival with the following clinicopathological variables: gender, age, cigarette smoking, family cancer history, tumor size, TNM stage, tumor differentiation, visceral pleural invasion, bronchial involvement, lymphovascular invasion, postoperative adjuvant treatment, pathological subtypes and micropapillary pattern...
December 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29310602/clinical-and-pathological-factors-influencing-survival-in-a-large-cohort-of-triple-negative-breast-cancer-patients
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Silvana Anna Maria Urru, Silvano Gallus, Cristina Bosetti, Tiziana Moi, Ricardo Medda, Elisabetta Sollai, Alma Murgia, Francesca Sanges, Giovanna Pira, Alessandra Manca, Dolores Palmas, Matteo Floris, Anna Maria Asunis, Francesco Atzori, Ciriaco Carru, Maurizio D'Incalci, Massimo Ghiani, Vincenzo Marras, Daniela Onnis, Maria Cristina Santona, Giuseppina Sarobba, Enrichetta Valle, Luisa Canu, Sergio Cossu, Alessandro Bulfone, Paolo Cossu Rocca, Maria Rosaria De Miglio, Sandra Orrù
BACKGROUND: To provide further information on the clinical and pathological prognostic factors in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), for which limited and inconsistent data are available. METHODS: Pathological characteristics and clinical records of 841 TNBCs diagnosed between 1994 and 2015 in four major oncologic centers from Sardinia, Italy, were reviewed. Multivariate hazard ratios (HRs) for mortality and recurrence according to various clinicopathological factors were estimated using Cox proportional hazards models...
January 8, 2018: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29304773/breast-carcinoma-with-21-gene-recurrence-score-lower-than-18-rate-of-locoregional-recurrence-in-a-large-series-with-clinical-follow-up
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Gulisa Turashvili, Edi Brogi, Monica Morrow, Maura Dickler, Larry Norton, Clifford Hudis, Hannah Y Wen
BACKGROUND: The 21-gene recurrence score (RS) assay determines the benefit of adding chemotherapy to endocrine therapy for patients with early stage, estrogen receptor (ER)-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer. The RS risk groups predict the likelihood of distant recurrence and have recently been associated with an increased risk of locoregional recurrence (LRR). This study analyzed clinicopathologic features of patients with low RS and LRR. METHODS: In our institutional database, we identified 1396 consecutive female patients with lymph node negative, ER+/HER2- invasive breast carcinoma and low RS (<18) results, treated at our center from 2008 to 2013...
January 6, 2018: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29303414/expression-of-aromatase-in-tumor-related-stroma-is-associated-with-human-bladder-cancer-progression
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Shulin Wu, Jianheng Ye, Zongwei Wang, Sharron X Lin, Min Lu, Yingke Liang, Xuejin Zhu, Aria F Olumi, Wei-de Zhong, Chin-Lee Wu
Putative gender differences in bladder cancer (BCa) have been proposed to result from sex hormone influence. Aromatase is the key enzyme catalyzing the conversion of androgens to estrogens which may result in an intratumoral microenviroment with increased estrogen production. In this study, we investigated the expression pattern of aromatase and its association with BCa progression. Tissue samples from 88 BCa patients who underwent cystectomy were obtained. Using immunohistochemistry (IHC), expression of aromatase in tumor epithelium (TE) and tumor related stroma (TS) were evaluated separately, and the association of aromatase expression status with pathologic variables and overall survival (OS) outcome was examined...
January 5, 2018: Cancer Biology & Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29299933/is-there-any-relationship-between-adc-values-of-diffusion-weighted-imaging-and-the-histopathologic-prognostic-factors-of-invasive-ductal-carcinoma
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Hale Aydin, Bahar Guner, Isil Esen Bostanci, Melda Boyacioglu Bulut, Bilgin Kadri Aribas, Lutfi Dogan, Mehmet Ali Gulcelik
OBJECTIVE: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is being used increasingly as a modality than can provide important information about breast cancer. Diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) is an imaging technique from which ADC values can be calculated in addition to obtaining important structural information which cannot be obtained from other imaging studies. We did not find any significant relationships between ADC values and prognostic factors, but did provide some explanations for conflicting results in the literature...
January 4, 2018: British Journal of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29299705/a-comparison-of-the-prognosis-between-adenocarcinoma-and-squamous-cell-carcinoma-in-stage-ib-iia-cervical-cancer
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Xiuzhen Xie, Kun Song, Baoxia Cui, Jie Jiang, Xingsheng Yang, Beihua Kong
OBJECTIVE: To explore differences in prognosis between adenocarcinoma (AC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and to explore feasibility of ovarian preservation in stage IB-IIA cervical cancer (CC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Medical records of 810 patients (682 SCC + 128 AC) with stage IB-IIA CC were reviewed. Clinical and pathological characters of the two groups were compared using the chi-squared test. Kaplan-Meier survival analysis was used in univariate analysis of prognostic factors...
January 3, 2018: International Journal of Clinical Oncology
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