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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29019328/second-primary-tumors-associated-with-breast-cancer-kuwait-cancer-control-center-experience
#1
Salah Fayaz, Gerges Attia Demian, Heba El-Sayed Eissa, Sadeq Abuzalouf
OBJECTIVES: To review the clinico-epidemiologic characteristics of patients who presented with two or more primary cancers, one of which was breast cancer (BC) and to develop a follow-up program for the high risk patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients who were diagnosed with BC and one or more non breast cancer (NBC) were retrospectively reviewed. Medical files were retrieved and epidemiological as well as clinical data were analyzed. RESULTS: Sixty-two patients were retrieved...
September 2017: Gulf Journal of Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28992665/-clinical-study-of-bladder-tamponade-at-takeda-hospital
#2
Tomoyuki Oida, Norio Kawase
This retrospective study examined bladder tamponade in 58 patients (male, n=36 ; female, n=22 ; average age, 78.5 years old) at Takeda Hospital between 2006 and 2016. Twenty-four of the patients were prescribed anticoagulants, and 18 had an indwelling urethral catheter. The underlying diseases comprised of cystitis (male, n=7; female, n=19), iatrogenic lower urinary tract injury (male, n=13), bladder neoplasms (male, n=6 ; female, n=1), prostatic hemorrhage (male, n=7), renal cell carcinoma (male, n=1 ; female, n=1), and bladder stone (male, n=2 ; female, n=1)...
September 2017: Hinyokika Kiyo. Acta Urologica Japonica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28977093/urinary-en-2-to-predict-prostate-cancer-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#3
Maria Inês da Rosa, Eduardo Ronconi Dondossola, Maria Cecilia Manenti Alexandre, Kristian Madeira, Florentino de Araújo Cardoso, Antonio José Grande
INTRODUCTION: Prostate cancer is the second type of cancer diagnosed and the fifth cause of death in men worldwide. Early diagnosis helps to control disease progression. Currently, prostate specific antigen is the standard biomarker, as it has a broad scope of identification and, thus, new and more specific biomarkers must be studied. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the accuracy of engrailed-2 protein (EN2) in urine as a prostate cancer biomarker. METHOD: A comprehensive search was conducted in the period from January 2005 to July 2016 using the following electronic databases: Medline (PubMed), Embase, Cochrane Library and Lilacs...
July 2017: Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28969413/the-eternal-enigma-in-prostatic-biopsy-access-route
#4
Andrea Fabiani, Emanuele Principi, Alessandra Filosa, Lucilla Servi
Dear Editors,We read with interest the article by Di Franco and co-workers (1). The introduction of prostatic magnetic resonance and the relative fusion-biopsy have not yet allowed the expected improvements in prostate biopsy. To our knowledge, there are no works that demonstrate the superiority of fusion techniques on the remaining ultrasound guided prostate biopsies that are still the widely used in the diagnosis of prostate cancer. Furthemore, these technologies are expensive exams and they are not yet available in all centers, especially in those minors...
October 3, 2017: Archivio Italiano di Urologia, Andrologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28969142/pure-villous-adenoma-of-the-vesicoureteric-junction-presenting-as-pyonephrosis
#5
Gwendolyn Fernandes, Shital Munde, Amey Rojekar
Villous adenomas of the urinary tract are uncommon neoplasms which share similar morphological features with gastrointestinal villous adenomas. Only two case series and around 20 scattered case reports of villous adenoma in the urinary tract have been published in English literature till date. They have been identified mainly in the urinary bladder, urethra, prostate and urachus, but the occurrence of villous adenomas at the vesicoureteric junction has not been described. We present a case of villous adenoma of the vesicoureteric junction which completely occluded the lumen and led to gross pyonephrosis...
August 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28965871/foxo1-another-avenue-for-treating-digestive-malignancy
#6
REVIEW
Feiyu Shi, Tian Li, Zhi Liu, Kai Qu, Chengxin Shi, Yaguang Li, Qian Qin, Liang Cheng, Xin Jin, Tianyu Yu, Wencheng Di, Jianwen Que, Hongping Xia, Junjun She
Digestive malignancies are the leading cause of mortality among all neoplasms, contributing to estimated 3 million deaths in 2012 worldwide. The mortality rate hassurpassed lung cancer and prostate cancer in recent years. The transcription factor Forkhead Box O1 (FOXO1) is a key member of Forkhead Box family, regulating diverse cellular functions during tumor initiation, progression and metastasis. In this review, we focus on recent studies investigating the antineoplastic role of FOXO1 in digestive malignancy...
September 28, 2017: Seminars in Cancer Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28947967/mir-33a-is-a-tumor-suppressor-microrna-that-is-decreased-in-prostate-cancer
#7
Omer Faruk Karatas, Jianghua Wang, Longjiang Shao, Mustafa Ozen, Yiqun Zhang, Chad J Creighton, Michael Ittmann
Prostate cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed neoplasms among men worldwide. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are involved in numerous important cellular processes including proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis. They have been found to be aberrantly expressed in many types of human cancers. They can act as either tumor suppressors or oncogenes, and changes in their levels are associated with tumor initiation, progression and metastasis. miR-33a is an intronic miRNA embedded within SREBF2 that has been reported to have tumor suppressive properties in some cancers but has not been examined in prostate cancer...
September 1, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28947891/co-existence-of-mucin-producing-urothelial-type-adenocarcinoma-of-the-prostate-and-inverted-papilloma-of-the-bladder
#8
Xiao-Nan Mu, Si-Jun Wang, Zhi-Gang Sun, Min Zhang, Zhe Li, Long-Yang Zhang
Adenocarcinoma of prostate with mucinous differentiation arising in the male urethra is extremely rare, with only 21 cases reported in the previous literature. A diagnosis of mucin-producing urothelial carcinoma of the prostate is based on the pathology, immunohistochemistry, and clinical examination by excluding the secondary adenocarcinoma of the prostate. We present a case of unexpected mucinous urothelial carcinoma of prostate with co-existing inverted papilloma of bladder in a 57-year-old man. The patient underwent transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and transurethral resection of a bladder tumour (TUR-Bt), and the pathologic result showed mucinous prostate carcinoma and bladder inverted papilloma...
2017: Contemporary Oncology Współczesna Onkologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28933558/-oncology-secrets-of-suddenly-deceased-individuals
#9
Kateřina Stoklásková, Miroslav Ďatko, Eva Daňková, Milan Votava, Karel Schneller, Martin Zeman, Tomáš Vojtíšek, Michal Zelený
Malignant neoplasms represent the second most common cause of death in men and women in the Czech Republic after cardiovascular diseases. The incidence, prevalence and mortality is recorded in the Czech National Cancer Registry. The most recent data available is from 2013, in this year there were 81 541 patients newly diagnosed with cancer and 26 944 people died of cancer. From a long-term perspective, the incidence of neoplasms is increasing and the mortality is decreasing. In the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Brno there were 480 cases of newly reported malignant tumors during the period 2010-2015, which were not known before the autopsy...
2017: Soudní Lékarství
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28931292/-salvage-lymph-node-dissection-in-radical-prostatectomy-failure-a-case-study
#10
N Marečková, M Staník, D Macík, J Doležel
Salvage lymph node dissection is a therapeutic option in patients with nodal-only recurrence after radical prostatectomy. Although this operation does not achieve a complete cure in the majority of cases, it can prolong survival and help postpone hormonal therapy in selected patients while being a relatively safe procedure. The authors describe a case study of a radical prostatectomy patient with radiologically proven recurrence of prostate cancer limited to an internal iliac node. He underwent salvage lymph node dissection with a complete biochemical response...
2017: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28911064/cancer-mortality-predictions-for-2017-in-latin-america
#11
G Carioli, C La Vecchia, P Bertuccio, T Rodriguez, F Levi, P Boffetta, E Negri, M Malvezzi
Background: From most recent available data, we predicted cancer mortality statistics in selected Latin American countries for the year 2017, with focus on lung cancer. Materials and methods: We obtained death certification data from the World Health Organization and population data from the Pan American Health Organization database for all neoplasms and selected cancer sites. We derived figures for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela...
September 1, 2017: Annals of Oncology: Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902796/carcinosarcoma-of-the-pancreas-case-report-with-comprehensive-literature-review
#12
Dietrich A Ruess, Claudia Kayser, Jakob Neubauer, Stefan Fichtner-Feigl, Ulrich T Hopt, Uwe A Wittel
Carcinosarcomas are rare biphasic neoplasms with distinct malignant epithelial and mesenchymal components. Most commonly, carcinosarcomas arise in the uterus as malignant mixed müllerian tumors, but also infrequently appear in other organs such as the ovaries and breast, the prostate and urinary tract, the lungs, or in the gastrointestinal system, among others. Pancreatic carcinosarcomas are exceedingly rare; only a few cases are reported in the English literature. Their pathogenesis remains to be fully clarified...
October 2017: Pancreas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28864610/iodine-symporter-targeting-with-124-i-131-i-theranostics
#13
REVIEW
James Nagarajah, Marcel Janssen, Philipp Hetkamp, Walter Jentzen
Theranostics, a modern approach combining therapeutics and diagnostics, is among the most promising concepts in nuclear medicine for optimizing and individualizing treatments for many cancer entities. Theranostics has been used in clinical routines in nuclear medicine for more than 60 y-as (131)I for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in thyroid diseases. In this minireview, we provide a survey of the use of 2 different radioiodine isotopes for targeting the sodium-iodine symporter in thyroid cancer and nonthyroidal neoplasms as well as a brief summary of theranostics for neuroendocrine neoplasms and metastatic castration-refractory prostate cancer...
September 2017: Journal of Nuclear Medicine: Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28857494/drmda-deep-representations-based-mirna-disease-association-prediction
#14
Xing Chen, Yao Gong, De-Hong Zhang, Zhu-Hong You, Zheng-Wei Li
Recently, microRNAs (miRNAs) are confirmed to be important molecules within many crucial biological processes and therefore related to various complex human diseases. However, previous methods of predicting miRNA-disease associations have their own deficiencies. Under this circumstance, we developed a prediction method called deep representations-based miRNA-disease association (DRMDA) prediction. The original miRNA-disease association data were extracted from HDMM database. Meanwhile, stacked auto-encoder, greedy layer-wise unsupervised pre-training algorithm and support vector machine were implemented to predict potential associations...
August 31, 2017: Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28832171/-confocal-laser-endomicroscopy-in-the-diagnostics-of-malignancy-of-the-gastrointestinal-tract
#15
P Moravčík, J Hlavsa, L Kunovsky, Z Kala, I Penka, M Dastych
In confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE), a type of optical microscope that uses a laser beam as its light source and processes the acquired image by processor unit is used. Although the principle behind the device has been known since 1957, its use in clinical practice has only recently been enabled by technical developments, and it is therefore a relatively new modality in differential diagnosis. CLE enables real-time microscopic imaging of the tissue under investigation and in fact non-invasive in vivo biopsy...
2017: Klinická Onkologie: Casopis Ceské a Slovenské Onkologické Spolecnosti
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28822718/role-of-the-coagulation-system-in-genitourinary-cancers-review
#16
REVIEW
Axel John, Christian Gorzelanny, Alexander T Bauer, Stefan W Schneider, Christian Bolenz
Tumor progression is associated with aberrant hemostasis, and patients with malignant diseases have an elevated risk of developing thrombosis. A crosstalk among the vascular endothelium, components of the coagulation cascade, and cancer cells transforms the intravascular milieu to a prothrombotic, proinflammatory, and cell-adhesive state. We review the existing evidence on activation of the coagulation system and its implication in genitourinary malignancies and discuss the potential therapeutic benefit of antithrombotic agents...
July 26, 2017: Clinical Genitourinary Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28807337/evaluation-of-cd43-expression-in-non-hematopoietic-malignancies
#17
Bjorn H Batdorf, Steven H Kroft, Paul R Hosking, Alexandra M Harrington, Alexander C Mackinnon, Horatiu Olteanu
OBJECTIVES: CD43 is normally expressed only on the surface of leukocytes, and is considered a sensitive and specific marker for hematologic malignancies. As such, it may have diagnostic utility in confirming hematolymphoid lineage in cases that are negative for CD45. Aberrant CD43 expression has been described in non-hematopoietic tumors, although literature data on this topic is variable and sometimes contradictory. To clarify and expand on existing literature findings, we evaluated CD43 expression by immunohistochemistry (IHC) in a large cohort (307) of non-hematopoietic neoplasms, including poorly differentiated malignancies...
August 2017: Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28806260/68ga-psma-ligand-pet-ct-uptake-in-anthracosilicosis
#18
Madeleine McGuiness, Brett Sounness
This interesting image illustrates a case of biopsy-proven pulmonary anthracosilicosis, a mixed dust pneumoconiosis, associated with Ga-PSMA-ligand uptake. Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) is an emerging imaging biomarker, with clinical application in evaluation of prostate cancer using Ga-PSMA-ligand PET/CT. Contrary to its name, PSMA is expressed in a number of other normal tissues and pathological states. Prostate-specific membrane antigen expression has been linked to tumor angiogenesis in various other epithelial neoplasms, as well as neovasculature associated with tissue regeneration and repair...
October 2017: Clinical Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28794640/volumetric-modulated-arc-therapy-for-treatment-of-solid-tumors-current-insights
#19
REVIEW
Gabriella Macchia, Francesco Deodato, Savino Cilla, Silvia Cammelli, Alessandra Guido, Martina Ferioli, Giambattista Siepe, Vincenzo Valentini, Alessio Giuseppe Morganti, Gabriella Ferrandina
AIM: This article discusses the current use of volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) techniques in clinical practice and reviews the available data from clinical outcome studies in different clinical settings. An overview of available literature about clinical outcomes with VMAT stereotactic/radiosurgical treatment is also reported. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All published manuscripts reporting the use of VMAT in a clinical setting from 2009 to November 2016 were identified...
2017: OncoTargets and Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28763799/mir-33a-is-a-tumor-suppressor-microrna-that-is-decreased-in-prostate-cancer
#20
Omer Faruk Karatas, Jianghua Wang, Longjiang Shao, Mustafa Ozen, Yiqun Zhang, Chad J Creighton, Michael Ittmann
Prostate cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed neoplasms among men worldwide. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are involved in numerous important cellular processes including proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis. They have been found to be aberrantly expressed in many types of human cancers. They can act as either tumor suppressors or oncogenes, and changes in their levels are associated with tumor initiation, progression and metastasis. miR-33a is an intronic miRNA embedded within SREBF2 that has been reported to have tumor suppressive properties in some cancers but has not been examined in prostate cancer...
July 24, 2017: Oncotarget
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