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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28817340/the-half-life-of-serum-thymidine-kinase-1-concentration-is-an-important-tool-for-monitoring-surgical-response-in-patients-with-lung-cancer-a-meta-analysis
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Xudan Lou, Ji Zhou, Hongbo Ma, Shuai Xu, Ellen He, Sven Skog, Haidong Wang
AIMS: In this meta-analysis, we evaluated the usefulness of serum thymidine kinase 1 concentration (STK1c) for monitoring the outcome of extensive open surgery in patients with lung cancer. We also compared STK1c between a healthy population and patients with benign and malignant lung tumors to assess its potential value for early detection of lung cancer and for distinguishing between benign lung disease and malignant cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Related studies were retrieved from publications in PubMed, Cochrane, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Wanfang databases, and Internet searches...
August 2017: Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28811903/value-of-neutrophil-to-lymphocyte-ratio-for-predicting-lung-cancer-prognosis-a-meta-analysis-of-7-219-patients
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Yu Yu, Lei Qian, Jiuwei Cui
Current evidence suggests that the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) may be a biomarker for poor prognosis in lung cancer, although this association remains controversial. Therefore, a meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the association between NLR and lung cancer outcome. A systematic literature search was performed through the PubMed, Embase and Cochrane Library databases (until July 30, 2016), to identify studies evaluating the association between NLR and overall survival (OS) and/or progression-free survival (PFS) among patients with lung cancer...
September 2017: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28809453/a-meta-analysis-micrornas-prognostic-function-in-patients-with-nonsmall-cell-lung-cancer
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REVIEW
Na Yu, Qingjun Zhang, Qing Liu, Jiayu Yang, Sheng Zhang
Accumulating papers have demonstrated that microRNAs play an important role in the progression of lung cancer, mainly as oncogenic and tumor suppressive. Therefore, microRNAs may influence the survival of lung cancer patients. In this meta-analysis, we evaluated the role of microRNAs in affecting the overall survival in nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients, which may provide valuable information for the treatment of nonsmall cell lung cancer. We used keywords to retrieve literatures from online databases PUBMED, EMBASE and Web of Science and included 12 studies into our investigation according to pre-set criteria...
August 15, 2017: Cancer Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28797050/correlation-between-p-stat3-overexpression-and-prognosis-in-lung-cancer-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Mengting Tong, Jing Wang, Nanyu Jiang, Hongming Pan, Da Li
OBJECTIVE: Previous studies have shown the correlation between p-STAT3 overexpression and prognosis in a variety of human tumors. However, their correlation in lung cancer remains controversial. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to explore the correlation between p-STAT3 overexpression and prognosis in lung cancer patients. METHODS: We searched PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, CNKI, VIP, and WanFang Data to identify relevant studies. Two reviewers independently screened the literature search results, extracted data, and assessed the methodological quality of the included studies...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28796802/the-prognostic-value-of-kras-mutation-by-cell-free-dna-in-cancer-patients-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Rongyuan Zhuang, Song Li, Qian Li, Xi Guo, Feng Shen, Hong Sun, Tianshu Liu
KRAS mutation has been found in various types of cancer. However, the prognostic value of KRAS mutation in cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in cancer patients was conflicting. In the present study, a meta-analysis was conducted to clarify its prognostic significance. Literature searches of Cochrane Library, EMBASE, PubMed and Web of Science were performed to identify studies related to KRAS mutation detected by cfDNA and survival in cancer patients. Two evaluators reviewed and extracted the information independently. Review Manager 5...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28795402/meta-analysis-of-the-association-between-dietary-inflammatory-index-dii-and-cancer-outcomes
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Mackenzie E Fowler, Tomi F Akinyemiju
Pro-inflammatory dietary patterns have been associated with increased cancer risk and mortality. We present a systematic review and meta-analysis of the current published literature on a Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII) score and its association with cancer risk and mortality outcomes. Published articles from online databases (PubMed, Scopus, and Embase) examining the association between DII and any cancer risk, incidence, or mortality between 1980 and November 2016 were selected for review. Results of studies meeting inclusion criteria were summarized and meta-analyzed using STATA to generate summary measures of association across studies...
August 10, 2017: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28793005/the-diagnostic-value-of-narrow-band-imaging-for-early-and-invasive-lung-cancer-a-meta-analysis
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Juanjuan Zhu, Wei Li, Jihong Zhou, Yuqing Chen, Chenling Zhao, Ting Zhang, Wenjia Peng, Xiaojing Wang
This study aimed to compare the ability of narrow-band imaging to detect early and invasive lung cancer with that of conventional pathological analysis and white-light bronchoscopy. We searched the PubMed, EMBASE, Sinomed, and China National Knowledge Infrastructure databases for relevant studies. Meta-disc software was used to perform data analysis, meta-regression analysis, sensitivity analysis, and heterogeneity testing, and STATA software was used to determine if publication bias was present, as well as to calculate the relative risks for the sensitivity and specificity of narrow-band imaging vs those of white-light bronchoscopy for the detection of early and invasive lung cancer...
July 2017: Clinics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28792013/a-summary-of-meat-intakes-and-health-burdens
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REVIEW
C S C Yip, W Lam, R Fielding
This review summarizes published meta-analysis outcomes on the associations between meat intakes and burden of diseases. A novel assessment process was developed, combining selected Cochrane Review measures, AMSTAR checklist, and other quality measures identified by authors during preliminary phases of the review process. Meat intakes have been found to be statistically significant associated with 21 burden of diseases. A total of 37 risk-outcome best dose-response estimations were identified, all were positively associated, and 21 of them with low to moderate, or insignificant heterogeneity...
August 9, 2017: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28781780/plasma-cell-free-dna-and-survival-in-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-a-meta-analysis
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Zongbi Yi, Binliang Liu, Xiuwen Guan, Fei Ma
In recent years, plasma cell-free DNA (cfDNA) has been attracting increasing attention as a potential tumor marker, as this method is easily applied and minimally invasive. A series of studies have confirmed the association between the level of cfDNA and overall survival (OS) in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but the findings remain inconclusive. We herein conducted a meta-analysis of published articles evaluating the correlation between the level of cfDNA and OS. A total of 9 studies enrolling 1,170 patients were included...
August 2017: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28778098/pd-1-pd-l1-antibodies-efficacy-and-safety-versus-docetaxel-monotherapy-in-advanced-nsclc-patients-after-first-line-treatment-option-systems-assessment
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Qiang Su, Zhigang Sun, Chenguang Zhang, Yanli Hou, Bangwei Cao
Meta-analysis was conducted to systematically assess the effectiveness and safety of programmed cell death protein-1 or ligand-1 (PD-1 or PD-L1) antibodies versus docetaxel alone in advanced non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In addition, the prognostic significance of PD-L1 expression in advanced NSCLC was also investigated. 5 eligible studies including 3579 patients were identified through comprehensive search of multiple databases. The results showed that pooled hazard ratios (HR) for overall survival (OS) and progression free survival (PFS) were 0...
July 27, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28778092/epidermal-growth-factor-receptor-t790m-mutation-as-a-prognostic-factor-in-egfr-mutant-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-patients-that-acquired-resistance-to-egfr-tyrosine-kinase-inhibitors
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Guangzhi Ma, Jing Zhang, Hai Jiang, Nannan Zhang, Liyuan Yin, Wen Li, Qinghua Zhou
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) T790M mutation accounted for over half of drug resistance cases in EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients treated with EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) and led to different outcomes. This study aimed to assess the prognostic role of T790M in NSCLC patients treated with EGFR-TKIs that developed drug resistance. Eligible literatures were reviewed from various databases and a meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the prognostic role of T790M mutation in EGFR-TKIs treated patients that went progression...
July 29, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28778074/toll-like-receptor-expression-in-human-non-small-cell-lung-carcinoma-potential-prognostic-indicators-of-disease
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Alison K Bauer, Brad L Upham, Elizabeth A Rondini, Meredith A Tennis, Kalpana Velmuragan, David Wiese
INTRODUCTION: Lung cancer remains the highest cause of cancer mortality worldwide. Toll-like receptors (TLR) are innate immune receptors that have both pro- and anti-tumorigenic properties. Based on findings from epidemiological studies and in rodents, we hypothesized that elevated TLR expression would be a positive prognostic indicator of disease in non-small cell lung carcinoma patients. RESULTS: Higher mRNA expression of TLR1-3 and 5-8 were significantly associated with increased overall survival (OS) when analyzed individually or as a group in both non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) patients and in the adenocarcinoma (ADC) subtype...
July 22, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28776088/impact-of-partial-volume-correction-in-oncological-pet-studies-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Matthijs C F Cysouw, Gerbrand M Kramer, Linda J Schoonmade, Ronald Boellaard, Henrica C W de Vet, Otto S Hoekstra
PURPOSE: Positron-emission tomography can be useful in oncology for diagnosis, (re)staging, determining prognosis, and response assessment. However, partial-volume effects hamper accurate quantification of lesions <2-3× the PET system's spatial resolution, and the clinical impact of this is not evident. This systematic review provides an up-to-date overview of studies investigating the impact of partial-volume correction (PVC) in oncological PET studies. METHODS: We searched in PubMed and Embase databases according to the PRISMA statement, including studies from inception till May 9, 2016...
August 4, 2017: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28767597/comparison-of-imrt-versus-3d-crt-in-the-treatment-of-esophagus-cancer-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Dandan Xu, Guowen Li, Hongfei Li, Fei Jia
BACKGROUND: Esophageal cancer (EC) is a common cancer with high mortality because of its rapid progression and poor prognosis. Radiotherapy is one of the most effective treatments for EC. Three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) are 2 recently developed radiotherapy techniques. IMRT is believed to be more effective than 3D-CRT in target coverage, dose homogeneity, and reducing toxicity to normal organs. However, these advantages have not been demonstrated in the treatment of EC...
August 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28767587/histone-deacetylase-hdac1-expression-correlates-with-the-progression-and-prognosis-of-lung-cancer-a-meta-analysis
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Lin-Lin Cao, Xiaoxu Song, Lin Pei, Lianhua Liu, Hui Wang, Mei Jia
BACKGROUND: Histone deacetylase 1 (HDAC1) is an important epigenetic factor, and is thought to be associated with the progression and prognosis of some types of cancer. HDAC1 has been reported to be overexpressed in lung cancer, but the correlation between HDAC1 overexpression and the clinical features or prognosis of lung cancer is controversial. In this study, we investigated the potential association between HDAC1 and lung cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Embase, Web of Science, PubMed, and other sources were searched for relevant studies...
August 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28767409/perioperative-outcomes-of-robotic-surgery-for-the-treatment-of-lung-cancer-compared-to-a-conventional-video-assisted-thoracoscopic-surgery-vats-technique
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Zipu Yu, Qiong Xie, Lei Guo, Xin Chen, Chenyao Ni, Wenzong Luo, Weidong Li, Liang Ma
AIM: To conduct a meta-analysis to determine the relative merits between robotic video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (R-VATS) and conventional video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for lung cancer. RESULTS: Fifteen studies matched the selection criterion, which reported 8827 subjects, of whom 1704 underwent R-VATS and 7123 underwent VATS. Compared the perioperative outcomes with VATS, reports of R-VATS indicated unfavorable outcomes considering the operative time (SMD = 0...
July 25, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28764808/association-between-mpo-463g%C3%A2-%C3%A2-a-polymorphism-and-cancer-risk-evidence-from-60-case-control-studies
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REVIEW
Wen-Jun Yang, Ming-Yue Wang, Fu-Ze Pan, Chen Shi, Hong Cen
BACKGROUND: Though a number of studies have been conducted to explore the association between myeloperoxidase (MPO)-463G > A polymorphism and cancer risk, the results remain inconsistent. Therefore, we performed a meta-analysis to derive a more systematic estimation of this relationship. METHOD: Relevant studies were searched by PubMed, EMBASE, CNKI, Google Scholar, Ovid, and Cochrane library prior to December 2015. The strength of the association between MPO-463G > A polymorphism and cancer risk was estimated by odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence interval (95%CI)...
August 2, 2017: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28758372/metabolomic-profiling-of-long-term-weight-change-role-of-oxidative-stress-and-urate-levels-in-weight-gain
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Cristina Menni, Marie Migaud, Gabi Kastenmüller, Tess Pallister, Jonas Zierer, Annette Peters, Robert P Mohney, Tim D Spector, Vincenzo Bagnardi, Christian Gieger, Steve C Moore, Ana M Valdes
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between long-term weight change and blood metabolites. METHODS: Change in BMI over 8.6 ± 3.79 years was assessed in 3,176 females from the TwinsUK cohort (age range: 18.3-79.6, baseline BMI: 25.11 ± 4.35) measured for 280 metabolites at follow-up. Statistically significant metabolites (adjusting for covariates) were included in a multivariable least absolute shrinkage and selection operator (LASSO) model. Findings were replicated in the Cooperative Health Research in the Region of Augsburg (KORA) study (n = 1,760; age range: 25-70, baseline BMI: 27...
July 31, 2017: Obesity
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28756982/a-meta-analysis-of-the-relationship-between-ataxia-telangiectasia-mutated-gene-polymorphisms-and-lung-cancer-susceptibility
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Yanling Xu, Peng Gao, Xuejiao Lv, Lin Zhang, Wei Li, Jie Zhang
PURPOSE: This study aimed to analyze the relationship between ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM) gene polymorphisms and lung cancer susceptibility using a meta-analysis. METHODS: A literature search of the PubMed and EMBASE databases was performed using keywords such as "ATM gene" and "lung cancer," and the deadline "October 15 (th), 2016." After extracting relevant details, each selected literature was evaluated for quality according to the Newcastle-Ottawa Scale (NOS) scores, and Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and heterogeneity tests were performed...
July 6, 2017: Pathology, Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28753908/correction-asthma-and-the-risk-of-lung-cancer-a-meta-analysis
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Yan-Liang Qu, Jun Liu, Li-Xin Zhang, Chun-Min Wu, Ai-Jie Chu, Bao-Lei Wen, Chao Ma, Xu-Yan Yan, Xin Zhang, De-Ming Wang, Xin Lv, Shu-Jian Hou
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July 18, 2017: Oncotarget
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